First Android trojan secretly sends pricey texts

Researchers at Russian security company Kaspersky Lab say they've discovered the first malicious software program to target Google's Android mobile operating system. The application masquerades as a media player, according to a Kaspersky

Published on: August 16th, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Explosion of online malware confounds security firms

New research has further confirmed the difficulties security software companies are having keeping up with an explosion in malicious software programs on the Internet.Security software from major vendors can take an average of

Published on: June 22nd, 2010 Jeremy Kirk

Kaspersky Lab’s Woodpeckers are Russia’s weapon against malware

Every couple of minutes around the clock, in an anonymous office block in Russia's capital, some sort of computer malware is analysed, a defense determined and a database updated to help protect users

Published on: December 22nd, 2008 Lynn Greiner

CloudAV could “supercharge” anti-virus security

Combining multiple vendor offerings in a virus-scan service delivered via cloud computing technology could be very effective in detecting malware, according to research from the University of Michigan.The new approach – dubbed CloudAV

Published on: August 11th, 2008 Brian Jackson