Archive for the ‘Internet News’ Category


Koobface Worm Returns on Facebook and MySpace

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Reports of a Facebook Worm have resurfaced and after getting many tips in it was found to be the Koobface Worm which is currently affecting Facebook and MySpace social networks. Some time ago the Koobface worm was known to be a serious parasite that may result in your system being compromised. ...

Gmail Attacked by Phishers after Outage

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Gmail had a recent outage on February 24, 2009 where the service was unreachable for about two hours and was then attacked by phishers afterwards. Reports have confirmed that right after the Gmail outage issue was resolved by Google Inc. a few days ago, users of the hosted e-mail service's instant ...

Antitrust Suit Filed Against Google for Being Unfair to Rival Site

Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

An antitrust suit was filed Tuesday against Google by a small website operator accusing them of unfairly manipulating its advertising system to harm a potential competitor. A vertical search engine that provides a service for people looking for business products and services called SourceTool.com, is operated by TradeComent.com. As reported by ...

New Firefox 3.0.6 Addresses Security Issues

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Mozilla tries to capitalize on additional web browser market share with a new Firefox 3.0.6 version that addresses security issues. Some people say that Firefox is the ironclad of web browsers when it comes to security. Maybe they are right after this recent Firefox update that addresses many security and stability ...

Chrome and Firefox Browsers Flaw Exposes Them to Clickjacking

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

Do you use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox web browser to surf the internet? If so, you may be in for a shocker. A Flaw discovered by security researchers exposes Chrome and Firefox to clickjacking. Clickjacking is a process where hackers trick web users into revealing confidential information through having them ...

Google Video Search Results Leading Users to Malware

Wednesday, January 28th, 2009

Hackers and cybercriminals are always on the outlook for new ways to gain traffic and commit crimes for monitory gain Security researchers have found where Google Video Search Results were used to trick users into visiting malware sites that spread the W32/AutoTDSS.BNA!worm infection through adult web sites. This new campaign relays ...

Conficker Worm Removal Process and New Information on Conficker

Monday, January 26th, 2009

It has been estimated that 10 million people are now infected with the Conficker Worm which is also known as Downadup, Kido and Conficker. The Conficker or Downadup worm is basically a nasty virus infection that can easily spread from computer to computer through USB devices, mainly USB flash drives. USB ...