Articles by Kara Reeder 

Symantec: Spear Phishers Target Retail Sector

Phishing campaigns have jumped from one or two cases a week just five years ago to more than 70 a day in October.

Dutch Authorities Take Down Bredolab Botnet

Authorities also arrested an Armenian man suspected of renting out Bredolab-infected computers.

Click Fraud Jumps in Q3

More than 20 percent of clicks on pay-per-click ads were unintended or malicious.

McAfee Names Top 10 Places Your Social Security Number Is at Risk

McAfee researched significant data breaches involving stolen SSNs to come up with a top 10 list of the riskiest places to give out your SSN.

Microsoft Scrubs Nearly 275,000 PCs of Zeus

Zeus is the number-one malware being removed by Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool.

Symantec: Phishing Rises, Spam Drops

Phishing attacks rose 52 percent in September from August.

McAfee: Amid Declining Budgets, Midsize Businesses Face Growing Threat

Threats are up and growing in severity, but budgets are down, says McAfee report.

Microsoft Tool Adds Zeus Detection

Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool now detects Zeus.

Researchers Warn of Smart Grid Cyber Attack Opportunities

Smart grids could provide attackers with the means to benefit financially or cause chaos.

Creating a Secure Authentication Strategy

When it comes to authentication, security experts agree that passwords just aren't enough.

Former Fannie Mae Employee Found Guilty of Planting Server Bomb

Rajendrasinh Babubhai Makwana faces up to 10 years in prison.

Symantec Fights Malware with Ubiquity

Symantec boasts that Ubiquity is faster at antivirus scanning than traditional scanners.

Symantec: Fake Brower Warnings Pushing Scareware

Several malicious websites are displaying bogus alerts.

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