Malware

Hello Kitty, Goodbye Viruses?

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World of Warcraft strikes back against game-related cybercrime

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Advantage, Hackers?

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Another Google Earth video – this time starring Britney Spears

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SophosLabs maps malware and spam with Google Earth

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A cyber-thriller for our German readers: “Spam from the 8th floor”

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New Zealand hacker jailed in computer fraud and blackmail case

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Russian social networking worm wipes hard drive files

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Update on China quake cybercrime

A spammed-out malware campaign is trying to infect people posing as breaking news of the disaster in China.


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China crisis? Now India claims hackers are attacking it from behind the bamboo curtain

Accusations that Beijing-backed hackers are probing the official networks of foreign governments with intrusions and spyware seem to be popping up with more regularity.


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Teenage botmaster SoBe sentenced

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Multiple media reports on multimedia malware

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Mozilla warns thousands have downloaded poisoned Firefox plugin

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I spy with my private eye..

Regular visitors will be familiar with the case of Ruth and Michael Haephrati, the husband-and-wife team who wrote a Trojan horse and then sold it to detective agencies in Israel who used it to help business rivals spy on each other.


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Virus-writing contests are still a bad idea

There has been a right hoohah in the media and blogosphere about the “Race To Zero” contest being arranged for the next Defcon conference. In a nutshell, the “Race To Zero” organisers think it’s a good idea to encourage people to create new malware variants in order to test anti-virus products.


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Alleged webcam peeping tom charged in Canada

A 27-year-old man who has been charged almost 60 times with allegations that he used malware to take over victims’ computers and intimidated young women into posing nude for him.


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