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  • New BIOS rootkit spotted

    08.06.2012

    Towards the end of 2011, a Chinese company detected the first rootkit ever that targeted computers' BIOS in order to be able to reinfect computers over and over again, even after the hard drive is physically removed and replaced.

  • Guard your website against malicious activity with WebsiteDefender

    06.06.2012

    Acunetix released WebsiteDefender, an online security monitoring service which helps you secure websites against malware and hacker activity.

  • New P2P botnet soon available for sale

    06.03.2012

    The development of a new botnet that will rely on a decentralized architecture based on P2P technology is nearing completion and will soon be offered for sale for a sum of $8000 on a number of underground hacking forums, reports The Hacker News.

  • Malware surpassed 75 million samples in 2011

    21.02.2012

    McAfee released its latest threats report, revealing that malware surpassed the company’s estimate of 75 million unique malware samples last year.

  • Malicious MIDI files lead to rootkit malware

    26.01.2012

    A Windows Media remote code execution flaw that has been patched in the last Patch Tuesday is being exploited by attackers in the wild to deliver malware to the targets' computer, warns Trend Micro.




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