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Warning on stealthy Windows rootkit

Security experts are warning about a stealthy Windows rootkit that steals login details for online bank accounts. In the last month, the malicious program has racked up about 5,000 victims - most of whom are... More...

Vehicle warning system trialed

A German research project on show at hi-tech trade fair Cebit envisions a peer-to-peer network for vehicles on a road passing road condition data back and forth. Cars or bikes experiencing problems would be able... More...

Warning over fake Windows update

Users are being warned to watch out for a fake Microsoft security update. Circulating as an e-mail the fake message points people at a bogus website that claims to host critical security updates. But anyone... More...

Froogle/Gmail Hack Warning

Thanks to Aviran on BPN An Israeli hacker has uncovered a flaw in Froogle, Google's price-comparison service, which could allow access to users' Gmail accounts. Nir Goldshlager, who discovered the flaw, warned... More...

Tetris Worm Warning

A new virus which may tempt many users is rearing its head in the wild. The Cellery worm installs a playable version of Tetris on PCs it has infected. However, while the game is being... More...

Xombe Trojan poses as Microsoft warning

An e-mail disguised as a message from Microsoft's security team contains a dangerous Trojan horse called Xombe. Xombe, also known as Trojan.Xombe, Downloader-GJ and Troj/Dloader-L, was being distributed on Friday. It poses as... More...

Analysts' iTunes Windows warning

Apple's continued success as a music service provider will depend on how well iTunes works in Windows, and its ability to offer all the features of the iPod at the right price. Mike McGuire, research... More...

Warning over password security

Computer users are being urged to change their passwords regularly to avoid becoming a victim of internet fraud. Experts say that passwords used to log onto the internet and access confidential information such as bank... More...

Was Cigital security warning too hasty?

Security experts gave mixed reviews Thursday to the way in which a software-reliability company disclosed a bug in Microsoft's newest tools for building applications for its .Net framework and Windows operating system. ... More...

FBI revises WinXP warning

The FBI has reversed its advice for computer users trying to protect themselves against serious flaws in the latest version of Windows: applying the free fix from Microsoft is adequate, after all. ... More...

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