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A brief history of malware

Malware has been around almost as long as computers, but its impact exploded when computers connected to the Internet. Malware includes viruses, worms and Trojans--basically any kind of malicious...

Spotlight: Kaspersky uncovers modular MacOS X malware

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have uncovered modular malware that targets the MacOS X operating system, according to a SecureList blog.

POS security: The forgotten link

With all of the news about data breaches affecting point of sale systems, you would think that POS security would be a priority for POS vendors and retailers. You would be wrong.

The threat intelligence problem

As you invest in the next generation of long-term strategic corporate security fabrics, you have no choice but to carefully examine them to make sure you do not replicate the painfully expensive mistake of relying on clearly unworkable technologies of the past. But how can you possibly tell that a technology is a moribund disaster waiting to happen?

Infographic: Humans are the weakest link in security

While many enterprises look to technology to stop security breaches, it turns out a full 70 percent of IT security breaches are the result of human error.. Or at least that is the message of a new infographic from Dell.

Kmart joins growing list of recent retail data breaches

Mass retailer Kmart has joined the growing list of U.S. retailers that have suffered massive data breach of credit card information. Kmart said last week that attackers were able in infect the Kmart's store payments system with malware and steal credit, and debit, card numbers of customers.

Companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure data, says Frost

Many companies rely on outdated network security methods to secure their data against sophisticated malware, advanced persistent threats and blended threats, warns Frost & Sullivan.

Android takes the lion's share of increasingly mobile malware attacks

A staggering 98 percent of all malware attacks between August 2013 and July 2014 targeted users of Android devices, according to the Mobile Cyber Threats report prepared by Kaspersky Lab and Interpol.

More than 17,000 Macs infected with malware, recruited to botnet

More than 17,000 Apple Macs have been infected by Mac.BackDoor.iWorm malware that enables hackers to gain remove access to the infected computer, according to security experts with Russian antivirus firm Doctor Web.

Supervalu admits to second credit card breach in as many months

Grocery store chain Supervalu said Monday that it found malware on its network that was stealing credit and debit card numbers, after reporting a similar breach in August.