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New Mac Trojan Targets Specific Individuals

Security firm Intego says the Trojan is actually espionage malware that spies on victims using instant messaging clients, browsers, and Skype.

Should Companies Hire Criminal Hackers?

'Ethical' hackers at Black Hat conference question the need to do so.

Twitter Suffers Malware Spam Outbreak

A widespread spam attack linking to malware has broken out on Twitter, according to the security firm Sophos.

Mac OS X Targeted By Clever New Trojan

A new Trojan dubbed 'OSX/Crisis' has been discovered which takes sneaky to a whole new level for infecting Mac OS X systems.

Spam Halved With Grum Takedown

When a global cooperative shut down the infamous Grum botnet, the result should cut worldwide spam in half.

Your Brain Can Remember Passwords Without You Even Realizing It

A game developed by a Stanford group showed that players can remember complex sequences without ever knowing the sequence was there.

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What You Should Know About Grum and the Botnet Takedown

Grum--the third largest botnet--has been shut down by authorities, but that doesn't mean the threat isn't still out there.

Mobile and Web Security Will Be Major Topics at Black Hat

Security researchers are expected to disclose new vulnerabilities in near field communication (NFC), mobile baseband firmware, HTML5 and Web application...

Five Cyber Risks to Avoid to Enjoy London Olympics Safely

More people than ever will be watching and following the Olympics online and with mobile devices--and the cyber criminals know this.

Phishing Websites Reach All-time High

The sites faked 392 brands, and more than 38 percent of the fake websites were related to financial services, according to the report.

Cybercriminals No Longer Control the Third Largest Spam Botnet, Researchers Say

Cybercriminals no longer control one of the world's largest spam botnets, Grum, because all of the servers the botnet relied on for receiving commands were shut...

Check Point Plans to Release Document Security Software

Check Point Software Technologies plans to introduce document security software that encrypts and controls access to files across an organization's various...

Mahdi Cyberespionage Malware Infects Computers in Iran, Israel, Other Middle Eastern Countries

A piece of malware called Mahdi or Madi has been used to spy on hundreds of targets from Iran, Israel and a few other Middle Eastern countries during the past...