Malware virus Trojan and spyware protection and removal
- July 18, 2006
Microsoft will have a patch ready by Aug. 8, if not sooner. Since some PowerPoint flaws have already been attacked, Microsoft strongly discourages opening untrusted attachments.
- July 13, 2006
Update: The exploit might be tied to an older flaw in Excel. Attackers who exploit the serious flaw could launch arbitrary code. Microsoft says it is investigating.
- July 05, 2006
Security experts discourage the use of toolbars because they're often bundled with adware and spyware. Yet one security firm is hoping to remove toolbar from security's list of dirty words.
- June 30, 2006
This week in Security Blog Log: A researcher creates fake reality for Windows Vista's anti-malware sensors. Not all bloggers are impressed.
- June 22, 2006
In other news, Panda spots a fast-spreading worm; Gartner reports growth in the antivirus market; and IBM fixes a WebSphere flaw.
- June 21, 2006
The prolific worm arrives as a .zip attachment that's encrypted with a password. It spreads using randomly chosen names programmed into its code.
- June 20, 2006
Meanwhile, Microsoft offers advice regarding a zero-day Excel flaw; a new worm exploits the World Cup craze; and hackers deface a Microsoft Web site.
- June 16, 2006
Attackers could exploit the Excel zero-day flaw to launch malicious code. Security experts say users should beware of emails with Excel file attachments.
- June 15, 2006
At least two new potential threats are on the loose less than a day after Microsoft's June patch rollout. Security experts warn IT shops to patch immediately.
- June 09, 2006
In other news, hackers target an older Microsoft flaw and a security hole affects Internet Explorer, Firefox and other browsers.
- June 08, 2006
Meanwhile, blackmailing malware storms Russia; two adware firms merge; and HP addresses a Sendmail flaw in HP Tru64 UNIX and HP Internet Express.
- June 01, 2006
Updated with a link to a third-party patch. Also: IBM rectifies a critical Kerberos flaw and Symantec's effort to battle against OneCare may have to wait.
- May 25, 2006
Experts say keeping unsanctioned apps and technologies off company computers is a difficult battle to win. But protecting the network is possible.
- May 22, 2006
Meanwhile: A worm hijacks IE and spreads via Yahoo IM, Ohio University reorganizes IT department after data theft; and Symantec accuses Microsoft of misusing technology.
- May 16, 2006
Women may download spyware more often, but men are more likely to surf risky Web sites on company time, according to new survey results.