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  • Attackers hide malicious code using new method

    Attackers have designed a new way to thwart virus signatures from antivirus vendors, says a new report. 

  • Outlook 2007: Image spam, mobile malware rising

    Like other security vendors, Sophos is trying to stay ahead of threats that keep getting more sophisticated and menacing. Steve Munford, the company's CEO, is particularly concerned about the rise of image spam and the likelihood of more mobile phone... 

  • Skype Trojan: Much ado about nothing?

    This week in Security Blog Log: A Trojan horse has captured headlines by targeting Skype users. But some believe the threat is being blown out of proportion. 

  • Report: Spam, phishing attacks growing more sophisticated

    Security researchers at MessageLabs and Symantec are reporting a significant rise in more sophisticated botnet and phishing attacks, putting a stranglehold on corporate communications. 

  • Criminals find safety in cyberspace

    A new report from McAfee shows how criminals are enjoying a sense of safety and anonymity in cyberspace that they never had on the street. And they're making more money. 

  • Check Point to acquire NFR Security

    In other news: New flaws affect Microsoft, McAfee and Yahoo Messenger, while Trend Micro discovers a so-called Vista zero-day flaw on sale for $50,000 a sample. 

  • Review: Prevx1 not ready for prime time

    Prevx1 will require significant improvement in management and detection capabilities before it can be considered a serious contender for enterprise deployments. 

  • PatchGuard hurts host-based IPS, vendor says

    Alex Eckelberry, president of Clearwater, Fla.-based security vendor Sunbelt Software, has been among those critical of Microsoft over its decision to block security vendors from the Vista kernel with its PatchGuard protection. He recently sat down w... 

  • MP3 search site pushes spyware, watchdogs say

    A Web site that gives users the ability to search for MP3s contains programs that behave like spyware, according to the Center for Democracy and Technology and StopBadware.org. 

  • Security Bytes: Phishing worm spreads through MySpace

    In other news: Security researchers warn of a new flaw in Microsoft Windows and EveryDNS is hit by a massive botnet attack.