All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘trojans’

Vince Vaughn Buys Lane Kiffin’s House for $6.5 Million

According to the Los Angeles Times, Vince Vaughn has purchased former University of Southern California football coach Lane Kiffin’s Manhattan Beach home. Vaughn reportedly paid $6.5 million for the sprawling 7,308-square-foot mansion. The six-bedroom, seven-bath home sits on a 1/2-acre lot and features a three-car garage, swimming pool, spa, guest house, and outdoor kitchen. Just last year, Vaughn purchased what …

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USC vs. UCLA: The Case for Ed Orgeron

This Saturday is a big day for college football rivalries: Ohio St. vs. Michigan, Clemson vs. South Carolina, and Alabama vs. Auburn. While perhaps the Alabama vs. Auburn game is the most important football game of the year, the USC vs. UCLA game does not lack its own drama and import. There are multiple things on the line in the …

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Another, Different Apple Trojan Discovered

Hot on the heals of the news about the Flashback botnet that infected around 600,000 macs, security analysts have confirmed the existence of another Trojan that is compromising Apple products. This one, dubbed Backdoor.OSX.SabPub.a, infects Mac OS X computers and opens a backdoor to a remote connection. Using the connection, screenshots can be taken and commands can be executed on …

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Malware Threats Increased In 2010

In 2010, cyber-criminals created and distributed one-third of all existing viruses, creating 34 percent of all malware that has ever existed, according to PandaLabs annual security report.

PandaLabs did find the speed at which the number of new threats grew has actually decreased compared to 2009. Every year since 2003, new threats grew by at least 100 percent, but in 2010, the increase was 50 percent.

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Online Banking Threat Bypassing Up-to-Date Anti-Viruses

There is an online banking Trojan out there that is bypassing up-to-date anti-virus programs as much as 77% of the time, according to security company Trusteer. The Zeus Trojan is also known as Zbot, WSNPOEM, NTOS and PRG. It is the most prevalent financial malware on the web, Trusteer says.

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