British Navy and Air Force communications down with Malware

Malware computer virus has affected the communication system of the Royal Navy and The Royal Air Force. According to the MoD, though the virus has infected the email and internet services, it was unable to penetrate the secure navigational and weaponry system as a more impenetrable network is used.

‘Downandup’ worm hits 3.5 million Windows PCs in 4 days

The Internet has been hit by a rapidly spreading network worm, due to which 3.5 million Windows computers have been infected in the last four days. The worm is being hailed as Downandup, Conficker, or Kido!

Theft prevention specialist Sana Security acquired by AVG

Theft prevention specialist Sana Security acquired by AVGAmsterdam-based AVG Technologies, an antivirus and Internet security company, Tuesday announced its acquisition of Sana Security, the maker of identity fraud prevention software.

Twitter accounts of over 30 celebrities hacked

More than thirty celebrities and organizations - President-Elect Barack Obama, Britney Spears, Bill O'Riley, CNN anchor Rick Sanchez and Fox News - had their twitter accounts hijacked on Monday. Giving the information, the microblog site said that the hacking attack led to bogus and inapt messages being posted on their accounts.

Microsoft says investigation on SQL Server bug on since April

Though Microsoft Corp. opened an investigation for a critical vulnerability in SQL Server in April, following initial report by an Austrian security researcher, the company has not yet disclosed whether a patch to fix the vulnerability is ready.


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