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Symantec reports sharp fall in phishing attacks

Symantec reports sharp fall in phishing attacks

Month-on-month drop of 45 percent, says security firm.
Shaun Nichols Sep 10 2009, 6:44AM Security
European hackers turn attention to ATMs

European hackers turn attention to ATMs

Experts urge banks to re-examine the security of their back-end
infrastructure.
Phil Muncaster Sep 9 2009, 6:35AM Security
Hackers already exploiting IIS flaws

Hackers already exploiting IIS flaws

Microsoft urges researchers to disclose vulnerabilities responsibly.
Phil Muncaster Sep 7 2009, 8:09AM Security
Scientists use e-commerce techniques to block attacks

Scientists use e-commerce techniques to block attacks

Highly predictive blacklisting stops virus attacks before they start.
Iain Thomson Aug 20 2009, 9:37AM Security
IBM launches new web app security tools

IBM launches new web app security tools

Integrated solution reduces code vulnerabilities and improves security.
Phil Muncaster Aug 12 2009, 9:35AM Hardware
Attacks on social networking sites fade away

Attacks on social networking sites fade away

Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal back online.
Iain Thomson Aug 7 2009, 3:00PM Services
Attacks on social networking sites fade away

Attacks on social networking sites fade away

Twitter, Facebook and LiveJournal back online after attack.
Iain Thomson Aug 7 2009, 10:06AM Collaboration
Spam and phishing attacks soar in July

Spam and phishing attacks soar in July

Latest threat reports paint grim picture.
Staff Writers Jul 29 2009, 8:34AM Security
US tops spam relay chart again

US tops spam relay chart again

Country responsible for 15 per cent of all junk mail, says Sophos report.
Staff Writers Jul 21 2009, 9:22AM News
Authorities close in on South Korea hackers

Authorities close in on South Korea hackers

Researchers uncover command server in UK.
Shaun Nichols Jul 15 2009, 8:57AM Servers & Storage
Authorities close in on South Korea hackers

Authorities close in on South Korea hackers

Researchers uncover command server in UK.
Shaun Nichols Jul 14 2009, 3:07PM Servers & Storage
Third wave of attacks hits South Korea

Third wave of attacks hits South Korea

But North Korea not on the list of countries suspected of originating the attacks.
Phil Muncaster Jul 13 2009, 1:00PM News
Conficker still dominating attack landscape

Conficker still dominating attack landscape

Botnet claimed two thirds of attack traffic.
Shaun Nichols Jul 10 2009, 1:34PM News
Governments warned of further DoS attacks

Governments warned of further DoS attacks

Security experts track indications of second assault later today.
Staff Writers Jul 10 2009, 9:12AM News
US government websites taken down in hacking attacks

US government websites taken down in hacking attacks

Several important US government web sites were shut down by hackers over the July 4th holiday weekend it has been revealed.
Iain Thomson Jul 8 2009, 3:25PM Business
Hackers take aim at Cold Fusion

Hackers take aim at Cold Fusion

Development tool flaws targetted.
Shaun Nichols Jul 3 2009, 12:30PM News
New malware threat targets Twitter users

New malware threat targets Twitter users

Malicious email attachment masquerades as message notification.
Shaun Nichols Jun 20 2009, 9:24AM News
New malware threat targets Twitter users

New malware threat targets Twitter users

Email attachment hides as message notification.
Shaun Nichols Jun 19 2009, 3:07PM Security
Security firms warn of malware avalanche

Security firms warn of malware avalanche

Security firm Fortinet has warned in its latest threat report of an ever-growing tide of malware.
Staff Writers May 8 2009, 12:14PM Security
SSH server attacks resurface

SSH server attacks resurface

Security researchers are warning administrators to secure their servers in the wake of new Secure Shell (SSH) attacks.
Shaun Nichols Apr 20 2009, 12:22PM Security

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