Viruses

10.16.12
Kaspersky Labs preps its own OS to guard vital industry against cyberwarfare
10.16.12

Kaspersky Labs preps its own OS to guard vital industry against cyberwarfare

Kaspersky Labs' namesake Eugene Kaspersky is worried that widely distributed and potentially state...

By J. Fingas,   10.16.12
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05.30.12
White House announces anti-botnet initiative
05.30.12

White House announces anti-botnet initiative

The White House has been drumming up momentum for tighter internet privacy laws for a while now, a...

By S. Silbert,   05.30.12
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05.22.12
Exploit uses firewalls to hijack smartphones, turns friends into foes
05.22.12

Exploit uses firewalls to hijack smartphones, turns friends into foes

Normally, firewalls at cellular carriers are your best friends, screening out malware before it ev...

By J. Fingas,   05.22.12
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11.16.11
University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton
11.16.11

University gets $188 million AMD-based supercomputer, free copy of Norton

It used to be that you only needed a bachelor's degree and elbow patches to be taken seriously as...

By S. Sakr,   11.16.11
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06.01.11
Apple cracks down on MacDefender, prevents malware downloads with daily quarantine list
06.01.11

Apple cracks down on MacDefender, prevents malware downloads with daily quarantine list

Preconceptions aside, Apple products do occasionally spread viruses, and not just the biological...

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04.27.11
MIT's genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes
04.27.11

MIT's genetically modified viruses boost solar-cell efficiency by herding nanotubes

The wizards of MIT have done it again. Having checked artificial leaves and Operabots off the to-do...

By J. Hicks,   04.27.11
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10.15.10
Report: iPhone, iPad glass crawling with bacteria and viruses
10.15.10

Report: iPhone, iPad glass crawling with bacteria and viruses

During the winter months in most of the world, you can see pump bottles of antibacterial gel scatter...

By S. Sande,   10.15.10
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06.03.10
Dear Aunt TUAW: Should I buy anti-virus software for OS X?
06.03.10

Dear Aunt TUAW: Should I buy anti-virus software for OS X?

Dear Auntie, I am relatively new to the Apple desktop world. I just bought my first iMac a little o...

By E. Sadun,   06.03.10
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01.22.09
BitTorrent copies of iWork '09 may contain nasty Trojan
01.22.09

BitTorrent copies of iWork '09 may contain nasty Trojan

Intego has released a security alert for a Trojan horse circulating in copies of iWork '09 downloade...

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