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Virgin Media tracks Zeus Trojan using white hats

ISP Virgin Media is now using organisations such as The Shadowserver Foundation to work out which of its customers might be part of botnets spreading the dangerous Zeus online banking Trojan.

Written by John E Dunn17 Aug. 10 02:24

Skype files for $100 million IPO

Would-be Internet telephony giant Skype has filed the paperwork for an initial public offering (IPO) on Nasdaq, the company has announced.

Written by John E Dunn11 Aug. 10 00:06

IE8 stops one billionth malware download

Internet Explorer 8's Smartscreen Filter, used to secure users from dodgy websites, has stopped its one billionth malware download, Microsoft has proudly announced.

Written by John E Dunn26 July 10 01:54

Mozilla shows new 'tab candy' Firefox interface

Future versions of Firefox are set to adopt a new tab design that will transform the browser's interface, a senior Mozilla developer has announced.

Written by John E Dunn26 July 10 01:55

Imperva adds NAS firewall to line-up

Security company Imperva has announced a software firewall that protects and monitors access to files sitting on network-attached storage (NAS) servers.

Written by John E Dunn15 July 10 00:51

IBM buys BigFix for data centre patching

IBM is to further bulk out its profitable software division with the acquisition of privately-held patching company, BigFix.

Written by John E Dunn03 July 10 00:06

iPhone 4 business users get remote data wiping

Businesses worried about keeping tabs on the latest Apple iPhone will soon be able to remotely interact with the devices in the event of theft, loss or mishap, Absolute Software has announced.

Written by John E Dunn30 June 10 18:41

Firefox add-on encrypts Facebook and Twitter

Firefox users worried about Internet eavesdropping are being offered a new way to encrypt their interaction with a range of popular websites, including Facebook and Twitter.

Written by John E Dunn21 June 10 07:47