A third of all malware undetected by virtualized security networks

Roughly a third of malware sent to a virtualized environment for analysis is able to elude detection, a security expert says.Security vendors sell virtualized appliances to run and analyze thebehavior of suspicious applications

Published on: June 20th, 2012 Antone Gonsalves

Flame malware can weaponize USB drives

While USB drives have long been a security threat, the Flame spying malware brought the use of portable storage devices to a new level of weaponry.Flame, discovered last month in Iran's oil-ministry computers,

Published on: June 13th, 2012 Antone Gonsalves

Flame and Stuxnet creators collaborated: Kaspersky Labs

Security researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Labs have found evidence that the development teams behind the Flame and Stuxnet cyberespionage threats collaborated with each other.The Kasperskyresearchers determined that Flame, which is believed to

Published on: June 11th, 2012 Lucian Constantin

Microsoft issues update to protect businesses from Flame malware

Businesses should install a Microsoft security update to avoid being duped by exploited certificates that were used as part of the Flame malware attack against targeted Iranian computer networks.The update fixes a vulnerability

Published on: June 4th, 2012 Tim Greene

Obama ordered Stuxnet attacks on Iran?

U.S. President Barack Obama ordered the Stuxnet cyberattacks on Iran in an effort to slow the country's development of a nuclear program, according to a report in The New York Times. The Times,

Published on: June 1st, 2012 Grant Gross

All you need to now about the Flame malware

What exactly is Flame? What does it do?Flame is an attack toolkit, which is a lot more complex than Duqu. It is a backdoor, a Trojan, and it has worm-like features, allowing it

Published on: May 30th, 2012 Debarati Roy

Flamer malware hitting Iran may be government cyber warfare: report

The new Flamer malware targeting computer networks in Iran may be part of a government backed cyber warfare campaign, a new report suggests.The malware has shown up on PCsrunning Windows XP, Windows 7

Published on: May 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff