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One-click test finds Gameover Zeus infections on PCs

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.

Malware virus

U.S. charges nine with distributing Zeus malware

Two defendants face arraignment in federal court Friday, charged with distributing the malware that helped siphon millions of dollars from U.S. accounts.

smartphone malware

Mobile devices become launchpads for DDoS attacks

An increasing number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are coming from mobile devices, according to Prolexic Technologies.

malware

Security researcher says new malware can affect your BIOS; communicate over the air

If it exists, badBIOS infects your machine's BIOS -- the small bit of firmware that prepares your machine before booting the operating system.