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ISP to filter email for spam and viruses

ISP to filter email for spam and viruses

Internet For Business intros 'cloud level' service.
Nov 28 2006 10:00AM
Web viruses wilt but spyware soars

Web viruses wilt but spyware soars

Web-based viruses decreased by half in September, according to new figures from US-based security firm ScanSafe.
Oct 23 2006 10:00AM
DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as
the number of two-tiered viruses grows

DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as the number of two-tiered viruses grows

Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as
the number of two-tiered viruses grows

DataBank: ThreatStats - Phishing attacks become more targeted as the number of two-tiered viruses grows

Aug 14 2006 2:44PM
Euro teens put PCs at risk of viruses and hacking

Euro teens put PCs at risk of viruses and hacking

Teens in Europe are risking their home PC security by downloading music and videos, according to new research.
Jul 10 2006 3:19PM
Volume of email viruses falls in June

Volume of email viruses falls in June

The percentage of emails containing viruses remained at just 0.36 per cent during June, despite an attack launched by the Bagle virus.
Jul 4 2006 9:45AM
Viruses still the biggest IT fear for U.K. firms

Viruses still the biggest IT fear for U.K. firms

The vast majority of U.K.-based small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) believe that viruses are the biggest security threat to their IT systems, according to new research.
May 9 2006 10:11AM
Fear of viruses, spyware cut down illegal downloads

Fear of viruses, spyware cut down illegal downloads

The amount of illegal downloading by U.S. residents between 8- and 18-years-old has dropped by 17 percent in the last two years, due mainly to growing fear of viruses and spyware, new research has claimed.
Apr 13 2006 2:27PM
Postini: Spam and IM attacks up, mail viruses down

Postini: Spam and IM attacks up, mail viruses down

Spam and instant messaging (IM) attacks increased in March, while the number of viruses declined, according to message management provider Postini.
Apr 6 2006 7:21PM
Viruses threaten RFID tags

Viruses threaten RFID tags

Radio frequency identification (RFID) tags are susceptible to computer viruses and can be used to corrupt RFID databases, according to new research.
Mar 15 2006 2:31PM
Viruses biggest security headache for U.K. business

Viruses biggest security headache for U.K. business

Virus infections accounted for roughly half of the worst security incidents for U.K. companies in the past two years, according to a new survey.
Feb 28 2006 10:51AM
Viruses to cost U.K. web users £3B in 2006

Viruses to cost U.K. web users £3B in 2006

British computer users will spend a staggering £3 billion this year repairing and replacing virus-ridden PCs, newly published research has claimed.
Feb 14 2006 10:35AM
Viruses hit 'rock bottom' in 2005

Viruses hit 'rock bottom' in 2005

Viruses accounted for less than 1 percent of malware threats detected last year by PandaLabs, the security firm reported Monday.
Jan 17 2006 8:54PM
Viruses take advantage of Sony rootkit

Viruses take advantage of Sony rootkit

Sony BMG Entertainment’s inclusion of a rootkit application classified as spyware may have set off the perfect storm of internet insecurity.
Nov 11 2005 9:49PM
Compliance more of a worry for IT than viruses, worms

Compliance more of a worry for IT than viruses, worms

Compliance is more of a concern for IT professional than worms and viruses, according to a new survey.
Nov 2 2005 4:29PM
October 2005 worst ever month for new viruses

October 2005 worst ever month for new viruses

Security experts have reported that this October saw biggest ever recorded increase in new viruses. According to Sophos, last month's total of 1,685 newly discovered viruses marked the greatest month-on-month jump since the firm first began regular malware monitoring in the late 1980s.
Nov 2 2005 10:22AM
Status Quo as viruses are down down, deeper and down

Status Quo as viruses are down down, deeper and down

Spam is rising but viruses and phishing attacks have gone on holiday, according to the latest malware stats.
Sep 2 2005 11:23AM
Hasta la Vista Monad viruses

Hasta la Vista Monad viruses

Windows Vista will not be affected by the swathe of viruses created for it, claims Microsoft.
Aug 8 2005 12:01PM
Keeping a vigil on viruses

Keeping a vigil on viruses

Last year a flaw in the way Microsoft applications process JPEG image files caused widespread alarm. The exploits could create a jpeg file formatted to trigger an overflow in a common Windows component and open a command shell on a vulnerable Windows system.
Jun 27 2005 10:11AM
Mobile phone viruses on the increase

Mobile phone viruses on the increase

52 viruses are capable of infecting mobile phones and some reports are suggesting the figure could even be as high as 71, according to the findings of a new study.
Apr 25 2005 5:08PM

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