Malware

New malware worms its way through Skype
Trend Micro has reported a Skype-based campaign aimed at spreading malicious software with users facing more waves of spammed messages.  
Android 'solar charging' app actually steals contact data: Symantec
Symantec said it has discovered an Android app – Android.Sumzand – that claims to convert the smartphone screen into a solar panel that can charge the battery, but actually steals contact data.
Mikko’s world: Governments, factories and washing machines
With the 10th editon of Malaysia’s premier cyber-security event HITBSecConf just around the corner, DNA speaks to one of its most popular speakers: Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure's chief research officer.
FireEye CEO has fire in his belly
Ashar Aziz founded FireEye to combat threats designed to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, or gain unauthorised access to computer systems.
Free MacClean cleanup tool for … Macs (whaddya know?)
Trend Micro Inc has launched its latest security software MacClean, a free clean-up solution designed for Apple fans following the recent discovery of a new piece of malware known as Crisis or Morcut.
‘Apple has its head in the sand’
The continuing adoption of iPads in the enterprise space has created a new weak link in security which Apple Inc continues to downplay or ignore. Dr James Lyne, director of technology strategy at Sophos, does not mince words, saying, ‘When it comes to security, Apple has its head in the sand.’
Mobile and Android malware threats continue to rise
Mobile malware continues to rise in the Asia Pacific region as smartphones, especially Android-based devices, are so popular, according to the ‘Q2 APAC Threat Landscape’ report released recently by security specialist Trend Micro Inc.
Sophos offers its partners complete security suites
Sophos has rolled out new Complete Security Suites that offer its partners the tools they need to help their clients address the evolving security challenges IT departments are facing due the consumerization of IT, the rise of advanced persistent threats, and an increase in malware.
Mobile malware threats on the rise
THREATS on the mobile platform are increasing in complexity and volume, security specialist Trend Micro Inc said in unveiling its Q1 2012 Asia Pacific security roundup report.
Malware taking a bite out of Apple security
After a quiet 2011, where botmasters failed to come up with anything new, 2012 started with a bang, Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus experts said in their quarterly malware report for Q1.
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