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.
Acunetix released WebsiteDefender, an online security monitoring service which helps you secure websites against malware and hacker activity.
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.
McAfee released its latest threats report, revealing that malware surpassed the company’s estimate of 75 million unique malware samples last year.
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.