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Research Traced RSA hacking to China

Just about everything is made in China these days, but an investigation made by a malware botnet research firm is adding fuel to earlier reports that many malware attacks on US firms trace their roots to China. Earlier this year, RSA Security, a division of leading storage firm EMC Corp, found itself compromised by hackers […]

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Windows XP Spread Malware Infections

Nearly three quarters or 74% of all rootkit infections can be traced to PCs running the decade old Windows XP operating system. This was disclosed today by the Czech antivirus company Avast Software. In the survey conducted in more than 600,000 PCs running Windows and with results released last Thursday, Avast showed that about 58% […]

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More Malware Infest Google’s Android Store

When you think that your smartphone is safe from malware, it doesn’t help Google’s reputation to have them infesting its application store. Researchers from Lookout Security have discovered malicious Android apps on Google’s official download site that is being spread through its Chinese app stores. Just last Friday, the San Francisco-based mobile security firm found […]

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Latest Avast Pro Antivirus and Avast Internet Security Releases Feature Enhanced Features

Both the Avast Pro Antivirus and Avast Internet Security are already on their 6th versions, which may mean they have acquired a loyal following among computer owners who want to make sure their units are free of any destructive programs and viruses.  After all, Avast Software, the programs’ manufacturer, was formerly known as ALWIL Software, […]

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Powerful Malware Affects Iranian Nuclear Plant

What diplomacy cannot do, a piece of software can. Apparently, all the tactics of countries bothered by Iran’s nuclear ambitions have not frazzled the Middle Eastern country from moving on with its program.  However, the country’s scientists were rendered unstable when a complex computer worm that has the capability of controlling industrial plants wreaked havoc […]

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Google Reveals Some Chrome Details

There were earlier rumors that the Google Chrome is readily available in the market. This time, Google itself speaks about its Chrome plans. Finally, the executives from the topnotch search engine company have decided to take away all the mystery from the supposedly upcoming operating system. Well, Google does try its hand on other projects […]

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Introducing Google’s Chrome OS

As if its decided lead in spiders, searches, and engines is not enough, Google launches its new Chrome OS, the company’s browser-based operating system. The new OS offers marked differences in data handling, such as cloud data storage, adding more user security and ease of use. It is also a very light operating system and […]

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