Posts Tagged ‘Trojan horse’

New virus threatens phones using Android

Image via Wikipedia Mobile Malware Attacks and Defense WASHINGTON (AFP) – A virus infecting mobile phones using Google’s Android operating system has emerged in China that can allow a hacker to gain access to personal data, US security experts said. A report this week from Lookout Mobile Security said the new Trojan affecting Android devices […]

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Raid said to have hacked Google password system

Image via Wikipedia John Markoff, New York Times Ever since Google disclosed in January that Internet intruders had stolen information from its computers, the exact nature and extent of the theft has been a closely guarded company secret. But a source with direct knowledge of the investigation now says that the losses included one of […]

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Five ways to lose your identity

By Jaikumar Vijayan The rush by shoppers to the Web makes the season a great time for online retailers. It’s also a great time for hackers looking to steal data and money from the unwary millions expected to search for great deals online. Checkout huge savings on Today’s Hot Deals on Information Security Solutions for […]

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Digital frames and malware threat

No doubt, the digital frame is a hot state of the art technology item today. Some digital frames in the market carry a risk of infection through a Trojan horse (malware) which is capable of monitoring keystrokes and sending useful information back to its originator. In Jan 2008 there were multiple reports that digital picture […]

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