Malicious software is increasingly making its way into mobile phones through “cloned” versions of popular apps, and software weaknesses in legitimate ones, security researchers said Tuesday.
As the worldwide web grows wider every year, so does the threat of online malicious software (malware), such as viruses, trojans, and worms that seek to steal information from governments, companies, and even from ordinary individuals.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he had called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.
A computer security software company has discovered a cyber-criminal group believed to be conducting espionage activities through a malicious software, or malware, that has already spread to at least 31 countries.
Below is a list of some of the most common malware classifications so that the public can understand the different terms used in cybersecurity and be guarded against cyberattacks: