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    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 published the report and concluded the majority of IT threats came from Trojans. The virus comprised 70 percent of the new malware created. The report […] More

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    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 sent via email informing users their Facebook account is being used to distribute spam. For that reason, the user’s login credentials have been changed. The […] More

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    '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 assaults began Sept. 17, PandaLabs reports. The latest attacks that began Oct. 6 on the Spanish Copyright Protection Society, the Spanish Culture Ministry and Promusicae websites […] More

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    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. PandaLabs reported how Anonymous yesterday launched a DDoS attack against the Spanish copyright protection society. As of 2:30 p.m. EDT yesterday, PandaLabs had witnessed more […] More

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    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 collective’s mission was to fight back against the anti-piracy forces. Explaining how the group had been provoked by the U.K. Digital Economy Bill and “‘three-strikes […] More

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    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 Internet-based crime and strategic intervention for cyber warfare. Panda Security will also provide endpoint protection to 37,500 computers belonging to the Army’s Military Commands to […] More

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    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 schemes based on too-good-to-be-true job offers. “As with all the classic scams that predate the Internet, many of the numerous users that fall for these […] More

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    10 Tell-Tale Signs of PC Infection

    While many of today’s cyber threats have been designed to go unnoticed , there are still some tell-tale signs a computer system has been compromised. PandaLabs has released a guide for identifying those signs of computer infection, including sluggish performance, missing files, and disabled security components. The guide encourages computer users to be on the […] More

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    Safe Summer Surfing: Tips from PandaLabs

    PandaLabs yesterday published its annual security tips for consumers to stay safe and prevent their falling prey to Internet scammers this summer. “This year we ask users to take particular care with the information they share across social networks,” said Luis Corrons, technical director of PandaLabs. “This applies particularly to applications used to plan vacations […] More

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    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 a list of cybersecurity tips to remember when preparing for vacation. “The main advice I usually give is to use common sense and conduct ourselves […] More

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