Ransomware Doubled In Second Half Of 2016: Check Point
by CXOtoday News Desk    Feb 27, 2017
Category : Press Releases
The core issue with ransomware is the general lack of strong pro-active security practices, believe Check Point researchers.
Understanding Malware: Trends & Sources
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 21, 2010
Category : News & Analysis
Technology : Infrastructure
Malware attacks are a growing concern amongst enterprises. It not only results in downtime but also poses the threat of data theft. In the first of this four part series on malware attacks on enterprises, we bring to you the currents trends of...
Scope of Cybercrime to Widen
by CXOtoday Staff    Dec 14, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
Trend Micro's research has cited that growing popularity of cloud computing and virtualisation among companies is likely to catch the attention of criminals scheming for the next hot cyber-swindle. This is because cybercriminals are have now...
Conficker Prowls Again, this Time through P2P
by CXOtoday Staff    Apr 14, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
April 1 came and went with no signs of the havoc Conficker was expected to cause. However, the worm is now showing signs of activity again and security experts have given a new date to watch for May 3. Around the early part...
Conficker Lingers, Say Experts
by Abhinna Shreshtha    Apr 03, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
It is premature to dismiss the Conficker virus as a threat warn experts, as millions of computers still remain infected worldwide.On April 1, the Conficker virus was supposed to get a new update, something that had put PC users and security...
Conficker Author Absconding, as D-Day Nears
by Abhinna Shreshtha & Muntazir Abbas    Mar 30, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
As April 1, or April Fool's Day approaches, security experts and PC users worldwide are waiting to see what the Conficker worm's next move will be. The Conficker worm and its variants have infected nearly 15 million PCs globally till date....
Malware Affecting Corporate Networks
by CXOtoday Staff    Jan 08, 2009
Category : News & Analysis
A new version of the Downadup (also known as Conficker) malware has been causing great trouble to corporate networks of late by infecting Windows workstations and servers. They are unusually difficult to remove, especially in case of an...