Category Archives: Malware

Microsoft Disrupts the Emerging Nitol Botnet

Microsoft and its Digital Crimes Unit have disrupted the emerging Nitol Botnet, which is a really good bit of detective work from a study that found unsecure supply chain systems could be easily utilised for malware. “Earlier this week, the … Continue reading

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The Apple Mac–Flashback Trojan could have netted $10k per day for it’s creators.

The Flashback Trojan which has been one of the most talked about pieces of malware which has affected Apple’s OSX  Operating System, may have for the creators of this malware, netted them $10K per day, according to a report from … Continue reading

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Microsoft rushes out a password bugfix for Hotmail

Microsoft today have fixed a password bug in their Hotmail email service, in which a hacker could gain access to an account and change the users password, thus not only locking the user out of their account, but potentially stealing … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Report highlights Conficker Worm alive and well

The Conficker worm malware infection has been a real pest for a while now and Microsoft have released their latest security report (July – December 2011) highlighting how many times this malware variant was detected worldwide. “Microsoft Corp. today released … Continue reading

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Apple Mac OSX hit again by Malware

In as many weeks, Apples Mac OSX is hit by another Java malware exploit called SabPub. I just as I have mentioned in the past that Apple are really on the edge of an explosion of malwares that will target … Continue reading

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Apple developing a fix tool for the Flashback Trojan

As I reported last week Apple OSX and likely more than 600K users have been affected by a Trojan (a Trojan is a form of Malware). Apple are working on a fix tool to allow users to remove this Trojan. … Continue reading

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600k Apple Mac’s infected with Trojan

Apple Mac’s have for a long time been touted my many Apple users and to some respect Apple themselves as being a malware free platform, however many expert PC users, especially security users have been long aware that Mac’s are … Continue reading

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Dubious Anonymous OS causes concern

This is more of a heads up warning as some groups and especially the hacking group Anonymous have distanced themselves from this alleged new OS from them. While i know Linux OSes are pretty malware free, you never know what … Continue reading

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Windows Defender Offline Beta

Windows Defender Offline Beta, is an application you can add to USB, CD, DVD to allow you to boot to the USB, Disk and see if the application can remove any malware that is causing your PC not to start. … Continue reading

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Can you spot a Phishing website?

Are you a Phishing Ninja or a Phishing Pole?  well in this day and cyber-age it has become a very major issue in that criminal gangs now find it much easier to try and steal your personal information to allow … Continue reading

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