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Twitter acquires anti-malware company Dasient

Security startup Dasient joins Twitter to apply it malware-fighting platform to the "world's largest real-time information network."

By January 23, 2012


Dasient helps Web sites avoid blacklists, malware

Start-up launched by ex-Googlers is offering a free alert service for when sites are blacklisted for hosting malware, as well as a fee-based malware-monitoring service.

By June 16, 2009


Report: Infected Web sites double in 2010

Drive-by downloads are the preferred method for delivering malware, overtaking the use of spam and e-mail attachments, Dasient says.

By November 22, 2010


Web-based malware infections rise rapidly, stats show

Nearly 6 million Web pages are infected with malware, double previous estimates earlier in the year, Dasient says.

By October 27, 2009


Firms tackle virus-laden Web sites, ads

As more users get hit by "drive-by downloads" and "malvertising," companies like Armorize and Dasient offer services to help keep surfers safe.

By May 26, 2010


Report: Malware-laden sites double from a year ago

Two studies illustrate the hazards of Web surfing with more than 1 million sites infected with malware and more than 40 percent of sites in one study always vulnerable to attacks.

By March 8, 2011


Twitter to spammers: We're suing

The social-networking site is working to shut down five popular spam tool providers by suing them in federal court.

By April 5, 2012


Qualys to scan Web sites for malware

Security firm Qualys launches free service that crawls Web pages and notifies Web site owners when malware is found.

By March 1, 2010


CNET News Daily Podcast: Google's censorship dance with China

How is Google navigating its tricky relationship with Chinese government censors? CNET News reporter Tom Krazit takes a look.

By June 16, 2009


Malware in fake White House e-card steals data

Official-looking holiday e-greeting downloads Zeus malware, and secretly downloads PDFs and Microsoft Word and Excel documents to a server in Belarus.

By January 5, 2011