Next year will see more cybercrooks hiring people to help create and deploy botnets, which will likely trigger further cooperation in security community to shut down malware at its source.
The popularity and openness of Google's mobile OS has led to a 90 percent jump in malware targeting Android devices this year, says security vendor Fortinet.
Spam levels worldwide dropped 12 percent last month following the takedown of a large spam network, but the threat of malware is as strong as ever, according to a report from Fortinet.
Fortinet warns Facebook users to be wary of the Secret Crush widget.
Settlement puts an end to long-running legal spat over a patent for antivirus software.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has barred sales of FortiGate products because of Fortinet's patent dispute with Trend Micro.
Security specialist Fortinet agrees to make some of its source code available following accusations that it violated the GPL.