Self-repairing software that fights back malware
Self-repairing software that fights back malware

New software has been recently developed that not only eradicates viruses and other malware but also automatically repair the damages caused by them.

New bug 'Shellshock' could be deadlier than Heartbleed
New bug 'Shellshock' could be deadlier than Heartbleed

Security experts have warned that a deadly bug named Shellshock is affecting hundreds of millions of computers, servers and devices.

International raid targets data-stealing computer virus: US

An international dragnet has dismantled a global computer hacker network which used a sophisticated computer virus to steal millions of dollars from companies and consumers, the US Justice Department announced.

Quick Heal detects virus that demands a USD 300 ransom

Ramsomware, a kind of malicious software, is designed to block access to a computer until a certain sum of money is paid. Generally, it targets individuals.

`Iranian nuke facilities hit by computer virus`

Iranian nuclear facilities have reportedly been stuck by a computer worm that plays AC/DC`s hit song Thunderstruck repeatedly, and at full volume.

Computers with deadly virus to lose web link: FBI

The virus "spoofs" popular websites in an attempt to steal personal information, a newspaper reported.

Web Alert: Google warns of internet blackout

Search giant Google has issued a warning to its millions of users that they could lose the ability to connect to the internet in July due to a computer virus.

Microsoft issues temporary fix for virus `Duqu`

Microsoft has issued a temporary fix against “Duqu,” a computer virus that is thought to have been designed to steal data from industrial organisations.

First came Stuxnet virus: now there`s Duqu

Stuxnet is a malicious software that targets widely used industrial control systems built by German firm Siemens.

War drones keep flying despite computer virus

The CIA now operates Predator and Reaper unmanned aircraft over at least five countries.

`War drones keep flying despite computer virus`

The unmanned Predator and Reaper drones are continuing to fly despite a computer virus that has infected the plane`s US-based cockpits.

Brit scientist infects himself with computer virus!

Dr Mark Gasson, a cybernetics expert at the University of Reading, has become the first human to be infected with a computer virus.

Fake Internet postcards linked to most prevalent US computer virus

A University of Alabama at Birmingham expert has warned that fake Internet postcards circulating through e-mail inboxes across the world are carrying links to the virus called Zeus Bot.