324 Results for



Cryptome.org hacked--and inadvertently spreads infection

Infected files on the site were downloading exploits from the Blackhole Toolkit that target Windows.

By Feb. 13, 2012


Google will alert users to DNSChanger malware infection

Google is using a clever Domain Name System hack to let people infected with the DNSChanger malware know that they have only a few weeks left before their Internet connection goes dead.

By May. 22, 2012


Mac malware infection rates remaining constant

Flashback infections in OS X systems have lessened, but are holding steady from a lack of users updating or scanning their systems.

By May. 7, 2012


Symantec cuts Flashback infection estimates in half

The malware threat that once pushed past 600,000 infected computers worldwide is now on fewer than half that number of machines, according to Symantec.

By Apr. 11, 2012


How to reinstall OS X after malware infection

While instructions are available to remove the latest malware threats for OS X, some may choose to simply reinstall OS X and start from a clean slate.

By Apr. 6, 2012


Prevent infection by updating your applications

These days, malware is as likely to target your media players and other programs as it is to look for holes in Windows.

By Apr. 23, 2009


Telltale signs of a computer virus infection

It can be difficult to distinguish a hardware or software problem from the symptoms of a virus or worm on your PC.

By Apr. 13, 2009


JavaOne catches an infection

Seems that the NoroVirus has been found at Moscone. I wish we were going to Disneyworld.

By May. 9, 2008


Got a plastic bottle? Now you've got an antifungal fighting machine

IBM Research has developed a way to convert PET plastic to an antifungal therapy. It hopes the new method could help more than a billion people suffering from infections.

By Dec. 9, 2013


Supertiny sensors could improve antibiotics in the fight against superbugs

Researchers turn to physics, not just chemistry, to help break down bacterial cell membranes and fight infections.

By Mar. 6, 2014