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25% of malware spread by this overlooked threat


August 31, 2010 by Sam Narisi

It’s not just malicious websites and e-mail attachments anymore. These days, cybercriminals are using another method to spread malware: More…

Study: Antivirus programs can’t be trusted


August 16, 2010 by Sam Narisi

All businesses use antivirus software to keep malicious programs off the company network. But a study shows why those applications should just be one part of an over-all security strategy. More…

Smartphone malware can auto-dial pricey calls


August 6, 2010 by Sam Narisi

As smartphones become more common, so do viruses that infect them. Take this recent attack that gives criminals an easy way to steal from mobile users.  More…

Smartphone hack can inflate your monthly bill


July 29, 2010 by Sam Narisi

Here’s one example of the latest security threat to watch for — attacks on company-issued smartphones.  More…

PDFs are safe, right? Not anymore


July 27, 2010 by Steve Hannaford

There’s something about PDF files that makes users think they’re safe to open. And that’s exactly why they’ve become one of the preferred malware delivery vehicles for hackers. More…

Report: Antivirus software falling short


June 22, 2010 by Sam Narisi

Businesses rely pretty heavily on antivirus software to keep their networks safe. But is that software doing a good enough job? More…

Foxit Reader update protects against PDF attack


May 10, 2010 by Sam Narisi

As we reported last week, there’s a new malware attack carried out by malicious PDF files — and it can work even without exploiting a bug in the software. One PDF application has been updated to block the attack. More…

New malware campaign targets PDF flaws


May 3, 2010 by Sam Narisi

Computer users are being warned by several security companies to watch out for malicious PDF files. More…

E-mail from CDC? Look at it closely


December 11, 2009 by Sam Narisi

Security experts report there’s a new malware scam spreading through e-mails claiming to help recipients get a swine flu vaccine. More…

Most employees shopping online: What should IT do?


December 9, 2009 by Sam Narisi

‘Tis the season for virus threats and productivity drops due to online holiday shopping. More…

Survey: Cyber attacks increasing


December 8, 2009 by Valerie Helmbreck

Higher-ups balking at your proposed security budget? Results from a Computer Security Institute study may convince them your planned upgrades are necessary. More…

Are these 5 mistakes compromising your printer’s security?


August 11, 2009 by Sam Narisi

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MFPs are constantly getting smarter and more “computer-like” — which makes them more vulnerable to the security risks that affect other devices. More…


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