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Have you been a victim of 'drive-by' malware?

"Drive-by" malware infected more than ten million computers in February, according to a statistical analysis by Barracuda Labs. "Drive-by" malware describes files that people download from a site without knowing where it came from or what it really does.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update ,

Tuesday - 04/03/2012, 08:08pm EDT

NSA develops unique 'white-listing' approach to block malware

The National Security Agency has developed a better and more economical approach to fighting malware. Eric Chudow, a technical director for government mitigations in the NSA's Information Assurance Directorate, joined In Depth with Francis Rose to discuss the new method.

Tags: Cybersecurity , white-listing , Eric Chudow , NSA , In Depth , Francis Rose

Monday - 02/27/2012, 05:59pm EST

CIA goes commercial to fight malware

The CIA says its private sector funding arm, In-Q-Tel, will work with Reversing Labs to develop a program it will offer to both the public and private sectors.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Cybersecurity , Technology , CIA , Federal Drive , In-Q-Tel

Monday - 02/20/2012, 09:57am EST

Malware targets DoD smart cards

AlienVault Labs said it has found evidence of a trojan that tries to compromise the standard authentication cards, by working its way into the card readers.

Tags: AlienVault Labs , Cybersecurity Update , Technology , DoD , smartcards , Federal Drive , Info Security Magazine

Tuesday - 01/17/2012, 08:01am EST

What's new at Unisys?

Steve Vinsik, vice president and partner, Global Security Solutions for Unisys Corporation, joins host John Gilroy to talk about biometrics, border protection, air cargo, and telework.
January 3, 2012

Tags: Technology , Unisys , Biometrics , border protection , telework , NSTIC , biometric security , Unisys Security Index , Steve Vinsik , John Gilroy , Federal Tech Talk , cloud computing , cyber security

Tuesday - 01/03/2012, 09:05pm EST

Cyber alert: beware of Poison Ivy email

Hackers are sending out malware disguised as a file in an email from security firm Symantec.

Tags: cybersecuirty , cybersecuirty update , hackers , Symantec

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 08:34am EST

McAfee's top cyber threats includes mobile malware

Topping the annual list is malware targeting Android-powered mobile devices and Apple computes.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , McAfee , CIO Magazine , In Depth , mobile

Thursday - 11/10/2011, 06:08pm EST

Hackers recycling malware ... or getting lazy

The malware was originally written for Linux nearly ten years ago, but hackers are recompiling the code to make it run on Mac OS X.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , Technology , In Depth , Computer World , hacker ,

Wednesday - 11/02/2011, 06:17pm EDT

Copycat malware not from Stuxnet creators

The Stuxnet worm doesn't have a twin after all. Last month Symantec discovered a malware threat with such strong similarities to Stuxnet they called it the Son of Stuxnet.

Tags: Cybersecurity Update , In Depth , Stuxnet , Technology , hacker , Dugu

Monday - 10/31/2011, 04:51pm EDT

Census scams ask for personal info.

If you get an e-mail asking you to download a Census form, don't do it.

Tags: Census , census 2010 , National White Collar Crime Center , email , e-mail , scams , crimes , post office , Postal Service , social security number , identity theft , Bob Kur , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 03/23/2010, 10:59am EDT
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