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Thursday, 05 April 2012 16:43

Flashback captures half a million Mac bots

A Russian security software developer has estimated that the Flashback trojan has infected more than 550,000 Macs, and more than 32,000 of them are in Australia.

Published in Security
Thursday, 09 February 2012 15:16

Symantec warns of Android botnet

A 'million dollar' Android botnet has been created, security vendor Symantec has warned.

Published in Mobility

Increasingly sophisticated financial malware such as the Carberp Trojan is becoming more and more difficult to detect and eliminate, warns researchers at Context Information Security. Designed to steal log-in and account information and harvest credentials for email and social-networking sites, Carberp, like its more well know predecessors Zeus and Spyeye, infects machines through malicious files such as PDFs and Excel documents or drive-by downloads.



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