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Twitter hit with rogue anti-virus scams

Twitter hit with rogue anti-virus scams

Users of popular blogging platform Twitter fell victim this past week to a scareware scam in which they were offered a "Best Video," but by clicking through, invited onto their computer offers for a rogue security application.
Jun 3 2009 11:06AM
Rogue product ads on F-Secure, McAfee, Trend Micro searches

Rogue product ads on F-Secure, McAfee, Trend Micro searches

Google searches for a number of security products and vendors -- including F-Secure, Norton, McAfee and Trend Micro -- have yielded advertisements with links to rogue products.
Apr 20 2009 11:15AM
Rogue DHCP malware strikes again, now harder to detect

Rogue DHCP malware strikes again, now harder to detect

A new variant of the DNS-changing Trojan.Flush.M malware has been spotted, security researchers said this week.
Mar 18 2009 10:15AM
Source of rogue malware tracked down

Source of rogue malware tracked down

The trail of bogus anti-virus software and the money it brings in leads to a software company in Russia, according to security researchers.
Oct 31 2008 10:44AM
As stock markets fall, rogue anti-virus software rises

As stock markets fall, rogue anti-virus software rises

A combination of the consolidating financial services space and fear over the stock market plunge has prompted malware writers to shift their tactics.
Oct 23 2008 10:09AM
Compromised Halloween websites passing along rogue software

Compromised Halloween websites passing along rogue software

Users might end up with rogue anti-virus software on their machines by searching for Halloween costumes online.
Oct 23 2008 10:09AM
New rogue software expected to target Mac users

New rogue software expected to target Mac users

A new program that claims to be an anti-spyware solution for the Mac is likely rogue software, security researchers warned on Friday.
Oct 20 2008 10:11AM
Hitachi tackles rogue corporate data

Hitachi tackles rogue corporate data

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has unveiled a product at the CeBIT show in Hanover designed to help companies search and retrieve unmanaged data scattered throughout the enterprise..
Mar 6 2008 7:00AM
Mac security goes rogue

Mac security goes rogue

As Apple aficionados toast the Macworld expo, security researchers are warning of a rogue application targeting OS X.

Jan 17 2008 3:26PM
Rogue file-cleaning application targets Mac users

Rogue file-cleaning application targets Mac users

A bogus file-cleaning application trying to induce downloads by using scare tactics is now targeting the Mac community, researchers said today.
Jan 16 2008 3:29PM
Mobile providers move to stamp out rogue practices

Mobile providers move to stamp out rogue practices

Mobile phone providers are attempting to stamp out misleading sales and marketing practices with a new industry code of practice, backed by the industry watchdog Ofcom.
Aug 2 2007 11:20AM
Budget constraints create 'rogue IT' danger

Budget constraints create 'rogue IT' danger

IT departments struggling with big projects and day-to-day changes.
Jul 11 2007 4:47PM
Rogue security software on the rise

Rogue security software on the rise

Experts are warning of a sharp rise in the number of malware infections caused by rogue security programs.
Jun 5 2007 11:53AM
Rogue software floods anti-spyware market

Rogue software floods anti-spyware market

Harmful programs outnumber legitimate software by four to one.
Apr 26 2007 2:19PM
Rogue anti-spyware app knocks out AV systems

Rogue anti-spyware app knocks out AV systems

Security experts warned today of a newly detected rogue anti-spyware application, UnSpyPC, which falsely identifies popular security products and well-known file system tools as spyware.
Apr 6 2006 10:25AM
UK watchdog cuts off UK porn and rogue diallers

UK watchdog cuts off UK porn and rogue diallers

ICSTIS, the UK's premium rate services regulator, will cut off any such services found to be operating without its permission. After the clampdown unlicensed dialler service ICSTIS finds, either through public complaints or its own in-house monitoring, will be shut down immediately under the regulator's emergency powers.
Oct 22 2004 11:05AM
For Your Eyes Only: Securing Sensitive Data from Rogue Staff

For Your Eyes Only: Securing Sensitive Data from Rogue Staff

Defining what constitutes intellectual property can lead to differences of opinion.
Jan 12 2004 10:21AM

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