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Malware outbreak blamed on file-swapped MP3s, MPEGs

Security firm says fake music and movie files downloaded from Limewire and eDonkey instead runs ads on your computer.

By May 6, 2008


Bit9: Fighting malware with a white list

Security provider offers software that lets companies create a white list for approved software and blocks everything else.

By May 1, 2008


Malware to blame in supermarket data breach

Malicious software somehow found its way onto a Maine-based supermarket chain's servers, which led to the security breach announced earlier this month compromising up to 4.2 million credit cards.

By March 29, 2008


IE 8, Firefox 3 to tackle malware

It's browser wars all over again. Updates coming soon promise better protection against phishing, spyware, and other maladies.

By March 6, 2008


Report: Russia passes China to become malware leader

In soon-to-be-released report, PC Tools says the two produce more than half the world's malicious code, while about 10 percent is generated in the U.S.

By February 20, 2008


There could be malware lurking inside that Clinton 'video' link

Online criminals are capitalizing on interest in the presidential election by sending e-mail with a link that doesn't download a video but a Trojan horse instead.

By February 14, 2008


Hackers rig Google to deliver malware

Hackers loaded more than 40,000 Web pages with malicious software and thousands of common search terms, then used botnets to elevate their search status.

By January 29, 2008


Mac OS malware targets porn surfers

Intego Security issues warning about malware targeting Mac OS X users that disguises itself as a codec required to view a porn video.

By October 31, 2007


Ransom-based malware attacks specific companies

Low ransom request and a self-termination date on the code suggest this is a test attack.

By July 17, 2007


Malware knocks Defense Department e-mail offline

An unknown attack causes the Defense Department to shut down over a thousand computers.

By June 21, 2007