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Malware: Archive: February 2011 

Simple Malware Makes the Rounds

From browser attacks to SSD security troubles – Paul Rubens’ thoughts on the month in IT security and Sony’s big PS3 security fail.

Mac OS X Users at Risk from 'BlackHole RAT'?

Sophos researchers warn of new trojan targeting Mac OS X.

RSA: New Frontiers in Threat Research

RSA speakers drill into emerging attacks and trends, from unruly apps to malicious tweets.

The Top 10 Botnet Events of 2010

2010 was a banner year for botnet boons and busts.

RSA: Dasient and Cenzic Team Up to Exploit Web Apps

The security vendors team up to demonstrate how modern drive-by download attacks occur and what site owners can do to prevent themselves from being victims.

RSA: McAfee and RSA Expand Security Collaboration

Integrating the two firms' security products to provide a "holistic" approach to enterprise-wide views.

Sourcefire Immunet 3 Lets You Write Your Own A/V Signatures

New version of Windows desktop anti-virus released with continuous cloud updating and customization features.

New Malware Strains Use Facebook Access as Bait

Software vendor Panda Security reports that new pieces of malware are taking advantage of people's obsession with the social networking site.

New Spam-Based Tax, Survey Scams Surface in January

AppRiver's January Threat and Spamscape notes a surge in new tax-related malware campaigns and the impact of the Rustock botnet on total spam production.