Tag: spyware

NSW Police named as FinFisher spyware user 
By Allie Coyne | Sep 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Wikileaks values license at $2.6 million.
 
Govt FinFisher spyware exposed after data breach 
 
Mac spyware discovered on Angolan dissident's computer at Oslo Freedom Forum 
 
Trend Micro open sources spyware tool 
Feb 20, 2012 | Comment Now 
Hijack This pushed to SourceForge.
 
Droid spyware answers phone calls 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Aug 17, 2011 | Comment Now 
Ain't no secretary.
 
Mac 'fixer' busted in spyware sting 
Jun 10, 2011 | Comment Now 
Allegedly recommended 'hot steam' to fix internal sensor.
 
Spyware that targets Mac applications still lingering 
By Dan Kaplan | Jun 8, 2010 | Comment Now 
Distributor denies wrong-doing.
 
Mac users warned about spyware from free apps 
By Dan Raywood | Jun 4, 2010 | Comment Now 
Spyware downloaded during installation.
 
Web attacks still profitable for crooks: Cisco 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Dec 9, 2009 | Comment Now 
Big money in banking trojans.
 
Trojans account for 70 per cent of all malware in second quarter of 2009 
By SC Australia Staff | Jul 8, 2009 | Comment Now 
Trojans accounted for almost three quarters of all new malware between April and June this year.
 
Conficker still lingering as users fail to apply basic protection 
By Dan Raywood | Jul 7, 2009 | Comment Now 
Users are still not taking basic steps to protect their computers and themselves from cyber attack, according to ESET.
 
Appellate court affirms that Zango can't sue Kaspersky 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 1, 2009 | Comment Now 
An appeals court has upheld a ruling that Kaspersky Lab did nothing wrong when it blocked users' access to Zango programs.
 
Trojans are fastest-growing data-stealing malware 
By Chuck Miller | Jun 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
Most of the rise in cybercrime can be linked to data-stealing malware, and trojans are the fastest growing category, according to a report released by Trend Micro.
 
Don’t pay for separate anti-spyware, says Gartner 
By Iain Thomson | May 19, 2009 | Comment Now 
Gartner is warning companies not to be ripped off by vendors seeking to sell anti-spyware software as a stand-alone product.
 
Accused adware purveyor Zango shuttered by bank foreclosure 
By Greg Masters | Apr 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
A principal player in the spreading of adware - software that silently loads advertising onto web users' computers - has been forced to close down after a decade in business.
 
Conficker now expected to spread email spam and host spyware 
By Dan Raywood | Apr 28, 2009 | Comment Now 
The Conficker worm is expected to see malware being spread by the infected botnet.
 
Spyware levels said to be climbing 
By Shaun Nichols | Apr 16, 2009 | Comment Now 
Spyware levels rose some 10 per cent in the first three months of 2009, according to researchers.
 
Spyware rise caused by new Virtumundo infections 
By Angela Moscaritolo | Apr 8, 2009 | Comment Now 
There was a 10 percent increase in spyware during the first quarter of 2009, due to an old threat that again is making noise -- the Virtumundo trojan, according to a quarterly ...
 
Keylogger spyware ordered off the market 
By Chuck Miller | Nov 18, 2008 | Comment Now 
In a victory for privacy advocates, an Orlando, Fla.-based company has been ordered not to sell keylogger spyware.
 
Symantec completes PC Tools buy  
By Negar Salek | Oct 8, 2008 | Comment Now 
Symantec completes its acquisition of PC Tools but remains mum on the financial details.
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