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How to make a botnet out of Skype or Google Voice

Flaws in popular Internet-based telephony systems could be exploited to create a network of hacked phone accounts, somewhat like the botnets that have been wreaking havoc with PCs for the past few years.Researchers

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Robert MacMillan

Conficker controls four per cent of all infected PCs

As many as one out of every 25 Internet addresses that transmits potentially dangerous data over the Internet is infected with the Conficker.c worm, IBM Corp.'s security arm said today.One day after the

Published on: April 3rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Conficker may be more widespread than previously thought

The Conficker worm may have infected more machines than previously thought, according to Internet infrastructure provider OpenDNS.The company said Wednesday that 500,000 of its users have been infected with the latest variant of

Published on: April 2nd, 2009 Robert MacMillan

Fake security software scammers jump on Conficker

Google's search rankings are being stuffed with links to fake security software that purports to remove Conficker, a widespread worm that's currently the Internet's number one security threat, but doesn't.Certain search terms will

Published on: March 31st, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Microsoft releases IE8, stresses security

Microsoft plans to make its Internet Explorer 8 browser available on Thursday, along with a company-commissioned report claiming IE8 is more secure against malware than rival browsers from Mozilla and Google.Users will be

Published on: March 19th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano

Your keyboard is giving away your passwords

That PC keyboard you're using may be giving away your passwords. Researchers say they've discovered new ways to read what you're typing by aiming special wireless or laser equipment at the keyboard or

Published on: March 13th, 2009 Robert MacMillan

Symantec automates endpoint and server management

LAS VEGAS – Cupertino, Calif.-based <a href="http://www.symantec.com" target="_blank"Symantec Corp. released version 7.0 ofits Altiris client systems and server management suites that, the company'schief operating officer said, in tough economic times will help drive

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

The long arm of the worldwide cybercrime police

More countries are joining a network designed to quickly react to cybercrime incidents around the world, according to a senior U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation official.Fifty-six nations are now part of the 24/7

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

The long arm of worldwide cybercrime police network

More countries are joining a network designed to quickly react to cybercrime incidents around the world, according to a senior U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation official.Fifty-six nations are now part of the 24/7

Published on: March 12th, 2009 Jeremy Kirk

Symantec pushes Altiris to the channel

LAS VEGAS – Cupertino, Calif.-based Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) released version 7.0 of its Altiris client systems and server management suites with integrated workflow technology that will prove a differentiator to the channel

Published on: March 11th, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Botnet builders gets four years in slammer

An employee of search engine startup Mahalo has been sentenced to four years in prison for infecting as many as 250,000 computers with malicious botnet computer code.John Schiefer was sentenced in federal court

Published on: March 9th, 2009 Robert MacMillan

CA tries to bring clarity to its channel program

Las Vegas - With a direction towards the hot virtualization market, CA (NASDAQ: CA) worldwide channel chief Bill Lipsin told the more than 600 channel partners attending the CA World conference the company

Published on: November 18th, 2008 Paolo Del Nibletto

Symantec builds an incubator for new ideas

Security vendor Symantec thinks it can have the best of both worlds, building a nimble startup atmosphere within a massive, 17,000-employee company.It's created a new Incubator division to unplug engineers from the company's

Published on: October 29th, 2008 Robert MacMillan

Symantec announces new storage and security offerings

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC)last week unveiled three new versions of its security and storage solutions, as well as a brand new offering for use in what the company's calling, next-generation data centres.Mathew Lodge,

Published on: October 13th, 2008 Maxine Cheung

Symantec and Dell partner on data protection solution

Symantec Corp. (Nasdaq: SYMC) today announced that it is expanding on its current alliance with with Dell to deliver a factory-integrated solution that provides disk-based backup and recovery to the PowerVault line of

Published on: October 9th, 2008 CDN Staff