A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyberespionage operation.
The malware, discovered by Russia-based anti-virus firm Kaspersky Lab, is an espionage toolkit that has been…
There have been fixes, both unofficial and from Apple itself, for the Flashback trojan that's been plaguing Macs these past few weeks. But of the 600,000 systems initially infected, nearly a third are still compromised. So, hopefully once and for all, here's how to make sure you're not one of them.
More bad news for Apple users: hot on the heels of Flashback, reports are circulating of another Mac-specific trojan—called Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a—that is spreading because of a Microsoft Office vulnerability.
Condoms exist in that uncomfortable category of things we accept as part of everyday life, but don't spend too much thinking—much less talking—about. That's silly. To help break the ice, here's a stimulating look at how Trojan condoms are made, because you really shouldn't put anything on your (or your partner's)…
Security researchers have identified a new Android bug in the wild—this one gunning after your phone calls, NetworkWorld reports. The good news? The recordings seem to just sit on your SD card after installing the malicious app. [NetworkWorld]
If you were digging through the LulzSec Farewell Tour torrent, you might have stumbled upon a folder called BootableUSB. I hope not, because it had a malware landmine sitting inside, faking it as a version of WinRAR. Lulz?
A new version of the Zeus trojan has been silently stealing money from bank accounts since early last month, according to M86 Security. They say they've "never seen such a sophisticated and dangerous threat." Oh. Wonderful.
Honeymoon's over, everyone: antiviral watchdog Kaspersky has spotted Android's first, SMS-based trojan making the rounds in Russia. The devious little MS.AndroidOS.FakePlayer.a masks itself as a media player before invisibly shooting out expensive texts to premium numbers, earning cash for fraudsters.
The Python is a huge snake of explosives, a fire whip half a kilometer long launched from Trojan bulldozer tanks. It opens safe passages for convoys in hostile territory. This video shows it in combat for the first time.
Nevermind the war against viruses—they'll kill each other before we even update AVG. A Russian Trojan horse program, known as Spy Eye, has stolen data from its competitor Zeus, and replaced PC infections with its own botnet-badness.
If you are hunting down Erin Andrews' naked peephole video and you are a dummy, beware: It may be a trick to get you to install a trojan horse, disguised as a video player.
Yes, it's true. I got a horrible virus on my beloved Dell laptop running Windows XP. My coworkers are having a field day. But seriously, I need some help. I'm willing to swallow my pride.