Virus

02.26.15
Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs
02.26.15

Police kill money-stealing botnet that infected millions of PCs

Europol and police forces across Europe have shut down Ramnit, a botnet that infected up to three...

By S. Dent,   02.26.15
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02.14.15
Subtle malware lets hackers swipe over $300 million from banks
02.14.15

Subtle malware lets hackers swipe over $300 million from banks

It's no secret that hackers see banks as prime targets, but one band of digital thieves is conduct...

By J. Fingas,   02.14.15
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10.28.14
Ebola scare causes spike in Plague Inc game sales
10.28.14

Ebola scare causes spike in Plague Inc game sales

Worried about the Ebola scare but feel powerless to do anything about it? Join the tens of millions...

By Mike Wehner,   10.28.14
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05.27.14
Google releases TotalVirus Uploader for OS X
05.27.14

Google releases TotalVirus Uploader for OS X

Google's VirusTotal Uploader is a popular utility tool in the arsenal of the war against malware....

By J. Bond,   05.27.14
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05.06.14
Symantec declares antivirus 'dead' as it focuses on damage control
05.06.14

Symantec declares antivirus 'dead' as it focuses on damage control

Given how hard antivirus software makers push you to sign up, you'd think that business was boomin...

By J. Fingas,   05.06.14
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02.24.14
Pando Media Booster 'update' is actually a browser hijack
02.24.14

Pando Media Booster 'update' is actually a browser hijack

Remember Pando Media Booster? No? It was bloatware third-party software that some MMO companies --...

By J. Reahard,   02.24.14
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01.02.14
Blizzard Customer Support warns of dangerous Trojan [Updated]
01.02.14

Blizzard Customer Support warns of dangerous Trojan [Updated]

Blizzard Customer Support Agent Jurannok has taken to the forums to warn players of a dangerous Tr...

By Olivia Grace,   01.02.14
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06.25.13
Google Transparency Report now tracks malware and phishing sites
06.25.13

Google Transparency Report now tracks malware and phishing sites

Google's Transparency Report has long warned us about the dangers of government overreach, but tha...

By J. Fingas,   06.25.13
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05.08.13
Virus-based sensors find superbugs in minutes, may lead to safer surfaces
05.08.13

Virus-based sensors find superbugs in minutes, may lead to safer surfaces

Viruses usually have to be rendered inert to work in humanity's favor, as anyone who has received...

By J. Fingas,   05.08.13
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