Articles by Kara Reeder 

Researchers Hack Quantum Cryptography Systems

The attack worked on systems from Swiss firm ID Quantique and a MagiQ Technologies system built in the United States.

Researchers Cripple PushDo Botnet

Twenty of the 30 command and control servers used by the PushDo botnet have been shut down.

Malware Lurking in Bogus FedEx Messages

The attachment contains a malicious .zip file which that triggers a zbot malware attack.

Cisco Patches UC Products

The update addresses vulnerabilities in Cisco's Unified Communications Manager and Unified Presence lines.

Symantec: Rustock Botnet Responsible for 40 Percent of Spam

Rustock is sending around 46 billion spam e-mails per day.

Malware Implicated in Plane Crash

The maintenance system had been infected with a Trojan application.

Cenzic Reports Surge in Application Vulnerabilities

The total number of application vulnerabilities in 2010 increased by 50 percent.

Survey: Half of U.S. Employees Would Steal Corporate Data

Forty-nine percent of U.S. respondents said they would steal corporate data on their way out.

Gartner Predicts Growth in Security Spending

Gartner says security software spending will reach a worldwide total of $16.5 billion this year.

Botched Software Upgrade Exposes Florida Students' Info

The breach occurred between late May and early June.

Facebook Bug Could Be Used to Harvest Names, Photos

Facebook feature could be abused by spammers to gather information on users.

Residual Fingerprints on Touchscreens May Pose Security Risk

The research showed a complete smudge pattern two-thirds of the time.

Cisco Lists Top 10 Malware Threats

Cisco provides the top 10 malware threats.

RBS WorldPay Hacker to Be Extradited to U.S.

Sergei Tsurikov is facing a variety of hacking and fraud charges.

Adobe to Rush Out Emergency Patch for Reader, Acrobat

The bug is related to the way the software handles fonts.

Survey: Spam Getting Sneakier

Thirty-three percent of respondents said that they found it more difficult to determine what's a legitimate mailing.

Trusteer Warns of UK-Specific Zeus Botnet

The botnet is specifically going after UK citizens and their financial information.

Koobface Now Tracking Its Success

Koobface hackers add code to track success hourly.

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