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Report Indicates Trojan Threats Increasing

Report Indicates Trojan Threats Increasing

A new report tracking the number of IT threats in the first quarter of this year shows the number of threats has increased 26 percent since March of 2010. PandaLabs… Read more »

Two New Malware Strains Attack Facebook, IM

Two New Malware Strains Attack Facebook, IM

New scams conducted via Facebook and Twitter have been wreaking havoc on users in the last several days, PandaLabs reported. The first one, Asprox.N, has been identified as a Trojan… Read more »

Scary Movies, Halloween Popular Topics for Cyber Miscreants

Scary Movies, Halloween Popular Topics for Cyber Miscreants

Hackers are taking advantage of popular Hollywood scary movies, such as “Paranormal Activity 2″ and “Friday the 13th,” to implement blackhat SEO attacks that target unsuspecting web users through search… Read more »

'Operation Payback' Results in 550 Hours' Downtime, 742 Interruptions

'Operation Payback' Results in 550 Hours' Downtime, 742 Interruptions

The shadowy hacker coalition Anonymous’ most recent DDoS attacks against 11 organizations across the world have caused more than 550 hours of downtime and 742 service interruptions since the web… Read more »

Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

Anonymous Strikes Again; DDoS Attacks Spain's Copyright Society

After recently cyber assaulting anti-piracy advocates and threatening to attack until it “stops being angry,” hacker collective Anonymous has struck again. The target this time: the Spanish copyright protection society…. Read more »

Anonymous Continues Cyber Attacks Until it Stops 'Being Angry'

Anonymous Continues Cyber Attacks Until it Stops 'Being Angry'

Hacker group Anonymous won’t stop cyber attacking anti-piracy advocates and other nemeses until it has stopped “being angry.” In an interview yesterday with PandaLabs, an organizer of Anonymous said the… Read more »

Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

Panda Security, Brazilian Army Join Forces to Fight Cyber Terrorism

In an effort to fight cyber terrorism in Brazil, Panda Security has signed an agreement to support the training of the Brazilian Army’s operational agents engaged in the battle against… Read more »

Top 7 Most Common Online Scams of the Decade

Top 7 Most Common Online Scams of the Decade

With 2010 drawing to a close, PandaLabs has released a ranking of the decade’s most widespread scams on the Internet, including 419 scam, ploys involving beautiful foreign women, and money-mule… Read more »

Cyber Crooks Crank Out 57,000 New, Fake URLs Weekly

Cyber Crooks Crank Out 57,000 New, Fake URLs Weekly

Every week, cyber criminals are developing around 57,000 new fake web addresses, which are placed and registered on search engines in hopes of tricking innocent users to click on them,… Read more »

Cyber Hygiene Tips for Vacation

Cyber Hygiene Tips for Vacation

As summer draws into its second month, many people are traveling to various locations for vacation. However, that doesn’t mean cybersecurity considerations should fly out the window. PandaLabs has compiled… Read more »

Past Year Outstrips Previous Levels in New Malware

Past Year Outstrips Previous Levels in New Malware

In the past year, 25 million new strains of malware have been developed according to a recent report by PandaLabs. This represents a significant increase in new strains of malware;… Read more »

New Fake Anti-Virus Program Forces Users to Download

New Fake Anti-Virus Program Forces Users to Download

Researchers at PandaLabs have discovered a new fake anti-virus program that forces users to purchase the software. The program, using a combination of techniques, hijacks the target computer and keeps… Read more »

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