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2014 a record year for malware, says security firm

There's more evidence that 2014 was a really bad year in the fight against malicious software. Panda Security says the number of new malware strains it detected doubled compared with 2013.

By March 4, 2015


Why you shouldn't watch Obama throw punches on Twitter

A new Twitter scam teases a fake video of the president punching someone for calling him a derogatory term, all in the hope of stealing passwords and pushing malware.

By November 13, 2012


Anonymous, LulzSec spawn 'one of worst' quarters

With a slew of security breaches and cyberattacks, the second quarter was "one of the worst on record" for security, says a new report from Panda.

By July 7, 2011


Surge in malware marks start of year

First quarter sees Android malware, an increase in Trojans, and a cyberattack on HBGary Federal, according to a report from Panda Security.

By April 5, 2011


Facebook HTTPS: False sense of security?

The social network's new encryption setting doesn't work with games and other apps, and it won't protect against the increasing number of malware attacks targeting Facebook users.

By February 4, 2011


Report: Stolen data sold over online black market

The bad guys are taking advantage of a huge black market of online stores and forums to sell stolen bank account data and other information, according to a report.

By January 21, 2011


Report: 95 percent of all e-mail is spam

Report also finds that Trojans are to blame for 55 percent of all malware threats, with many focused on stealing information in order to access financial accounts.

By September 30, 2010


A flood of phishing sites and how to avoid them

Practical advice on recognizing the phishing and malware attacks that exploit brand names to rob you of your money.

By September 10, 2010


Nigerian scam tops list of decade's online cons

Notices of winning the lottery and requests from Russian women who want to know you better are also up there on Panda Security's ranking of decade's top Net swindles.

By September 2, 2010


Malware found on second Vodafone HTC Magic

Another security firm finds Mariposa malware on a new Android-based HTC Magic from Vodafone, according to PandaLabs.

By March 17, 2010