viruses

What's the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?

What's the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?

How the tools align, and where they differ.
a Staff Writer Feb 20 2017, 9:29AM Security
Uncracking Cryptolocker

Uncracking Cryptolocker

One IT firm's battle to restore files locked by the ransomware.
Michael Jenkin Dec 3 2013, 9:00AM Services
Could Facebook reveal how real viruses spread?

Could Facebook reveal how real viruses spread?

Researchers at the Tel Aviv University have launched a Facebook virus aimed at better understanding the way viruses spread in the real world.
Stewart Mitchell Aug 31 2011, 9:30AM Security
SMEs list viruses as greatest threat

SMEs list viruses as greatest threat

Staff Writers May 23 2007, 5:55PM Security
IT chiefs say viruses are still the greatest threat

IT chiefs say viruses are still the greatest threat

The Accenture Global Information Survey ranks firms’ security concerns.
Phil Muncaster Jul 12 2006, 11:26AM Security
Cyber cons, not vandals, now behind viruses: report

Cyber cons, not vandals, now behind viruses: report

Computer hackers seeking financial gain rather than thrills or notoriety are increasingly flooding the internet with malicious software code, according to a report.
Michael Kahn Sep 19 2005, 3:02PM Security
Fast response could kill mass-mail viruses

Fast response could kill mass-mail viruses

A three-hour response time could spell the end of mass-mailing viruses, new research has revealed.
Staff Writers Oct 25 2004, 12:00AM Security
Viruses and sophisticated spam dominate net

Viruses and sophisticated spam dominate net

The Netsky virus still accounted for most email-borne infection in August despite the May arrest of its suspected author, security software firm Clearswift has said.
Ty Pendlebury Sep 21 2004, 12:00AM Security
Mydoom, MiMail viruses on the loose in Oz

Mydoom, MiMail viruses on the loose in Oz

A fresh global virus dubbed Mydoom was discovered at 8am Tuesday morning in the United States, and two Australian companies have already reported outbreaks, according to security outfit McAfee.
Byron Connolly Jan 27 2004, 12:00AM Security
Cisco teams with security vendors to thwart worms, viruses

Cisco teams with security vendors to thwart worms, viruses

Cisco Systems has unveiled partnerships with several security vendors under a new Cisco program aimed at combating network security threats such as worms and viruses.
Jennifer Hagendorf Follett Nov 19 2003, 12:00AM Security
Phishing, spam, viruses: what next?

Phishing, spam, viruses: what next?

There are an increasing number of warnings being issued to users about the threats associated with spam, such as viruses and 'phishing' scams.
Vivienne Fisher Nov 19 2003, 12:00AM Security

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