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New wave of website hacks seek to spread malware 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Jun 15, 2010 | Comment Now 
A new round of mass SQL injection attacks began Friday morning.
 
Wireless adware threat uses "carrier" computer to spread 
 
Malware will migrate to mobile devices: AVG 
By Dan Raywood | Dec 8, 2009 | Comment Now 
But viruses will be less effective.
 
Conficker still a threat, one year on 
By Dan Raywood | Nov 23, 2009 | Comment Now 
Complacency now an issue.
 
Hackers use SEO poisoning to spread malware related to Facebook 'Fan Check' application  
By Dan Raywood | Sep 10, 2009 | Comment Now 
Fan Check application spreads malware to Facebookers.
 
Conficker threat continues to grow 
By Shaun Nichols | May 22, 2009 | Comment Now 
Weeks after leaving the media spotlight, the Conficker malware infection continues to spread, according to experts.
 
McAfee: Malware will use web and USB sticks to spread in 2009 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Jan 27, 2009 | Comment Now 
McAfee predicts in the upcoming year that web-based malware and removable storage devices will be some of be the biggest threats to businesses.
 
Spam, malware spread by Google Groups 
By Sue | Sep 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
Spammers are using thousands of Google Groups to spread unwanted email and malware.
 
Web forums hijacked to spread child porn 
By Robert Jaques | Jun 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
GLOBAL - Online forums on legitimate web pages are increasingly been taken over by cyber-criminals to promote child pornography, experts warned.
 
Hackers spread child porn through message boards 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jun 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
Hackers have spread child pornography by infecting online message boards, experts claim.
 
Fake M&S emails spread rapidly 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Jun 8, 2007 | Comment Now 
Computer users should remain vigilant following a spate of chain-email scams, security experts have warned.
 
Hackers spread worm via Skype IM 
By Fiona Raisbeck | Apr 17, 2007 | Comment Now 
A worm posing as a link to glamour model images has been spread via the Skype IM chat system, it was reported today.
 
Paris Hilton images form new .ani attack, replace Britney Spears  
By Dan Kaplan | Apr 13, 2007 | Comment Now 
The same group of hackers who last week promised nude photographs of Britney Spears is now believed to be mass spamming messages that contain a clickable image of porn star ...
 
Hackers use Wikipedia to spread malware 
By Will Head | Nov 6, 2006 | Comment Now 
Hackers are using online encyclopaedia Wikipedia to spread malware, according to a security firm.
 
SpamThru trojan uses p2p, anti-virus solutions to wipe out competitors, spread spam 
By Frank Washkuch | Oct 23, 2006 | Comment Now 
Researchers are warning of a spam-dispensing trojan notable for using anti-virus solutions to its own advantage - capitalising on pirated anti-virus software to cancel out ...
 
New blackmail virus spread across Russia, could reach West 
By RenĂ© Millman | Jun 6, 2006 | Comment Now 
Security experts warned of a new variation of a virus that encrypts files and then blackmails the user into parting with money in return for a password.
 
MMS mobile virus begins to spread 
By David Quainton | May 11, 2005 | Comment Now 
Commwarrior, the mobile phone virus that spreads via MMS, could be even bigger trouble than Cabir, anti-virus experts are warning.
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