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  • January 31, 2007 31 Jan'07

    Microsoft disputes Word zero-day report

    Symantec is warning of a new zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Word. But Microsoft doesn't believe the flaw is new.

  • January 26, 2007 26 Jan'07

    Storm Trojan was worse than it should have been

    The "Storm" attack made a big splash because people keep falling for social engineering and there was simply little else in the news, experts say.

  • January 24, 2007 24 Jan'07

    McAfee: Malware all about ID theft

    The use of keylogger technology is surging and there's been a 100-fold rise in phishing attacks, according to a new report from McAfee.

  • January 19, 2007 19 Jan'07

    Storm worm keeps spreading

    Update: A Trojan that first exploited concerns about a storm that battered Europe last week has broken into new variants with new techniques and a wider range of fake headlines.

  • January 09, 2007 09 Jan'07

    Attackers hide malicious code using new method

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

  • January 04, 2007 04 Jan'07

    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 ...

  • December 22, 2006 22 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 19, 2006 19 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 18, 2006 18 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 18, 2006 18 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 15, 2006 15 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 14, 2006 14 Dec'06

    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 ...

  • December 07, 2006 07 Dec'06

    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.

  • December 04, 2006 04 Dec'06

    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.

  • November 14, 2006 14 Nov'06

    Trojan poses as Adobe software update

    The Trojan keylogger comes in an email that asks users to download the latest version of Adobe Reader. It then tries to steal the user's confidential information.

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