Security firm says fake music and movie files downloaded from Limewire and eDonkey instead runs ads on your computer.
Security provider offers software that lets companies create a white list for approved software and blocks everything else.
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.
It's browser wars all over again. Updates coming soon promise better protection against phishing, spyware, and other maladies.
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.
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.
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.
Intego Security issues warning about malware targeting Mac OS X users that disguises itself as a codec required to view a porn video.
Low ransom request and a self-termination date on the code suggest this is a test attack.
An unknown attack causes the Defense Department to shut down over a thousand computers.