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April 3, 2013  1:21 PM

South Korean malware hides Linux-wiper inside Windows

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
korea, Linux, malware

As tensions rise across the length of the Korean peninsula, the spectre of Linux focused malware vulnerabilities in South Korean has thrown an increasingly eerie shadow over events currently unfolding. Recent cyber attacks against South Korean banks and local broadcasting organisations have led...

March 16, 2011  7:45 AM

Google arms “remote kill” to blast malicious Android apps

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Android, Google, malware, Mobile

News has been circulating this month of steps being taken by Google to remove malicious applications from the Android Market webstore. Reports have suggested that "dozens" of malicious rootkit-bearing apps were circulating until Google removed them "within minutes" of becoming aware of the...


June 28, 2010  11:11 AM

Linux virus surfaces in video game web chat forum

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
'Virus`, Linux, malware, Trojan

The seemingly impermeable Linux membrane looked a little less stable earlier this month after a viral attack in the shape of a Trojan surfaced in an Internet Relay Chat...

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June 4, 2010  3:32 PM

Will enterprise open source adoption trigger malware migration?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
malware

Recent reports have detailed Google's actions to phase out the internal use of Microsoft's operating system for security reasons following targeted attacks that the...


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