Rogue ‘sexiest video ever’ app pummels Facebook users’ PCs

A huge attack by a rogue Facebook application last weekend infected users' PCs with popup-spewing adware, a security researcher said Monday.On Saturday, AVG Technologies received more than 300,000 reports of the malicious Facebook

Published on: May 19th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Teacher’s living nightmare could have been avoided with some IT smarts

Since I posted my screed last week about Julie Amero, the Connecticut middle school teacher who almost did hard time because a computer in her classroom was infected with malware, I heard from

Published on: December 3rd, 2008 Robert X. Cringely

How to heal a spyware-riddled PC

What do I do if I suspect someone is controlling my PC? When my IP address has been changed without my knowledge? My boot-up process is getting harder unless I unplug the Ethernet

Published on: April 4th, 2008 Ron Nutter

Why Web 2.0 sites pose a security threat to SMBs

Even as social networking darling Facebook prepares a version of its online networking application aimed specifically at enterprise users, legions of security experts are getting behind the idea that the sites represent a

Published on: February 25th, 2008 Matt Hines