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How to spot a phishing email | CSO Online

The editorial team at CSO were targeted by a phishing campaign recently. If it had been successful, the person(s) behind it would have tricked us into installing the Zeus Trojan,

Software

Australia gets its very own malware

Australians are being targeted by a new variant of the Carberp malware under what appears to be renewed criminal interest in the antipodes. The modified trojan, Carberp.C, was spread through a spam operation masquerading

Software

Trojan targeting Linux systems could be amassing DDoS ‘army’ – Security – News – iTnews.com.au

A newly discovered trojan targeting Linux systems could be building up an arsenal of devices to be used in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, according to a blog post from Avast.

Mobile

Beware, Android users! A new virus steals passwords, sends SMSs without your permission

Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android-based smartphone users against an infectious Trojan virus which steals vital information from the personal device and can even illegally send SMSes to those on

Mobile

Android Botnet Evolves, Could Pose Threat To Corporate Networks

angry tapir writes An Android Trojan program that’s behind one of the longest running multipurpose mobile botnets has been updated to become stealthier and more resilient. The botnet is mainly

Hardware/Network

Getting the basics of network security right

It covers the essentials of what network security does as well as looking at some of the most common attack vectors like eavesdropping, trojans and denial of service attacks. It

Mobile

Android Malware Attacks Soaring

Around 57 percent of all reported incidents involved the Trjoan SMS malware scams. Russia registered the greatest number of Trojan SMS attacks with 64.42 percent of all Kaspersky Lab anti-virus detections registered on devices of

Mobile

Enterprise Mobility: Security is essential

Enterprise Mobilty holds many benefits; however, there are several things that need to be considered when venturing into it. Whether your company is based in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa,