Windows weakness can lead to network traffic hijacks

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At the ShmooCon hacker conference, researchers with security firm IOActive claimed a design bug in the system used by Windows PCs to obtain proxy settings could let attackers hijack traffic. Internet Explorer on Windows PCs...

New Worm Hijacks Webcams

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Lately all the new viruses/worms end up causing the same problems for computer users. The malicious code either ties up your network, or even worse infect/delete important files. Unlike other worms Rbot.gr has...

Trojan Hijacks PCs to Peddle Porn

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Thanks Mr. Black and QuickReply for the heads up on this one. Spammers based in Russia are using stealth and a sophisticated new Trojan horse program to turn home workstations into unwitting hosts in a...

Sneaky Toolbar Hijacks Browsers

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Xupiter is an Internet Explorer toolbar program. Once active in a system, it periodically changes users' designated homepages to xupiter.com, redirects all searches to Xupiter's site, and blocks any attempts to restore the original browser...

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