The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Online banking malware doubled in Australia last year as cyber criminals increased their efforts to fleece users for financial gain, according to a new report by Trend Micro.
By Hamish Barwick | 12 February, 2014 11:59
Approximately one in five Australian business IP addresses are subjected to Internet security threats every weekday while one in eight New Zealand business IP addresses are under threat, according to new research from Deakin University and Trend Micro.
By Computerworld Australia staff | 17 December, 2013 14:24
Malicious software aimed at stealing online banking credentials surged in the third quarter of this year to a level not seen since 2002, according to a new report from Trend Micro.
By Jeremy Kirk | 12 November, 2013 05:24
Cisco Systems released software security updates Wednesday to address denial-of-service and arbitrary command execution vulnerabilities in several products, including a known flaw in the Apache Struts development framework used by some of them.
By Lucian Constantin | 24 October, 2013 13:06
A new version of the Apache Struts development framework released Friday fixes two problems that had developers worried.
By Lucian Constantin | 23 September, 2013 13:32
They're security myths, oft-repeated and generally accepted notions about IT security that ... simply aren't true. As we did a year ago, we've asked security professionals to share their favorite "security myths" with us. Here are 13 of them.
By Ellen Messmer | 15 February, 2013 23:19
One can only hope that security software provider Trend Micro saw a nice sales boost after the proclamation of its chairman earlier this week that Android phones are more vulnerable to hacking than iPhones are. If it didn't, those blatantly self-serving statements were made for nothing.
By Katherine Noyes | 14 January, 2011 11:04
It's become an all-too-common scam: A legitimate Web site pops up a window that looks just like a real security warning. It says there's something wrong with the computer, and click here to fix it. A few clicks later, the victim is paying out US$40 for some bogus software, called rogue antivirus.
By Robert McMillan | 26 October, 2009 08:28