Computer viruses

Surge in targeted cyber-attacks in Japan

Surge in targeted cyber-attacks in Japan

 Japan police on Thursday said the number of targeted cyber-attacks surged nearly seven-fold in the first half of this year from the like period of last year.

Sep 17, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Rs 800-crore centre to help people check malware in computers

Amid growing use of IT, the government today said it will step up cyber security measures under Digital India programme starting with a Rs 800 crore centre that will help people check and clean their computer system from viruses and other malwares.

Sep 13, 2014, 23:33 PM IST

Average of 82,000 new malware threats reported per day in 2013

Nearly 82,000 new malware threats were created every day in 2013, a new report has found.

Mar 19, 2014, 15:56 PM IST

IBM says it will buy Trusteer, source says paying close to $1 billion

IBM said that it has agreed to buy Trusteer, a company that helps businesses fight computer viruses and fraud.

Aug 16, 2013, 09:16 AM IST

Collaborating pair of viruses difficult to clean: Microsoft

Microsoft research has found that a pair of collaborating viruses proves harder to clean from infected PCs as they foil the removal by regularly downloading updated versions of their malware partner.

Jul 02, 2013, 17:07 PM IST

Microsoft warns about rise in computer viruses worldwide

A Microsoft security expert said that computer viruses are on a rise worldwide once again after years of being less popular amongst computer attackers.

May 18, 2013, 11:31 AM IST

Microsoft warns about rise in computer viruses worldwide

Microsoft security has observed that viruses are on a rise for the first time after years of being not in action.

May 18, 2013, 10:23 AM IST

Fight computer viruses like epidemics: Microsoft

PCs could be granted health certificates to be used online to show they were checked for viruses.

Feb 16, 2011, 10:02 AM IST

New way to stop computer viruses in their tracks

When a new virus hits the Internet
there is little that an anti-virus software can do to stop the
malware on the very day, but now British engineers have come
up with an answer to the problem.

Nov 26, 2009, 16:04 PM IST