Articles by Kara Reeder 

Real Networks, Opera Patch Critical Flaws

The RealPlayer media player and the Opera Web browser release a new round of updates.

Symantec: Spam Drops to Two-Year Low

Symantec attributes the decline to the halt in spam-sending activities from a trio of botnets – Rustock, Lethic and Xavester.

Zuckerberg's Facebook Page Hacked

Mark Zuckerberg's fan page has been taken down following a hack that took over the page.

Sophos: Malware Doubled in 2010

New malware appears about once every 0.9 seconds.

U.S., Israel Behind Stuxnet?

The Stuxnet worm was part of an American-Israeli project to sabotage the Iranian program, according to a new report.

Sophos: U.S. Tops in Spam in Q4

The U.S. accounted for more than 18 percent of all spam traffic in the fourth quarter.

Phishing Scam Targets Coca-Cola

The scam is disguised as a public opinion poll that promises a $150 cash reward for completing the survey.

NSA Begins Construction on Cyber Security Center

While the National Security Agency will be the lead agency at the data center, the Department of Homeland Security also will be involved.

Google Fights Spam with New E-mail Authentication

Google Apps users now have a simple way to digitally sign e-mail and authenticate their identity.

Kneber Botnet Targets Government Agencies with E-Card Scam

Clicking on the links downloads two pieces of malware: a Zeus variant and a custom Perl script.

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