Podec: First Trojan to trick CAPTCHA into thinking its human

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – Kaspersky has discovered the Podec CAPTCHA Trojan, the first malware to successfully outwit the CAPTCHA image recognition system. Called Podec, ... Continue Reading →
Dorkbot Worm Variant Spreads Through Skype

Dorkbot Worm Variant Spreads Through ‘LOL’ Skype IM

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – If you’re using Skype, beware. According to a report from Sophos on Monday, a new worm is making its way around the popular messaging platform. “lol ... Continue Reading →
Hackers Hijack Royal Mail Name to Spread Malware

Hackers Hijack Royal Mail Name to Spread Malware

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – A new malware attack is hitting unsuspecting users in the form of an email message falsely labeled as being from Royal Mail, according to a Monday ... Continue Reading →
'Gauss' Virus Related to Flame, Stuxnet, Kaspersky Says

‘Gauss’ Virus Related to Flame, Stuxnet, Kaspersky Says

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Individuals in the middle-east may be vulnerable to a newly discovered virus. According to a post from Kaspersky Lab, the trojan known as Gauss is ... Continue Reading →
Milicenso Trojan Causes Printer Outages Worldwide

Milicenso Trojan Causes Printer Paper Outages

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Have you ever seen your printer randomly start acting up, producing copies later than expected or as the result of an error? Well, an unexpected ... Continue Reading →
Israel on ‘Flame’ Virus: It Wasn’t Us!

Israel on ‘Flame’ Virus: It Wasn’t Us

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Many commentators in the tech community have speculated who might be behind the high-profile ‘Flame’ virus detailed in a report from Kaspersky ... Continue Reading →
Trojan Disguised as Proxy Used to Bypass Censorship

Altered Proxy Spreads Trojan Virus

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Censoring the web activities of citizens is an unfortunately common practice by governments in the middle-east and elsewhere (China included). Accessing ... Continue Reading →
Iran Claims to Have Answer for 'Flame' Virus

Iran Claims to Have Answer for ‘Flame’ Virus

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Yesterday the Internet was rampant with reports that several middle-eastern countries were facing the wrath of an intricate virus known as Flame. ... Continue Reading →
Kaspersky Finds ‘Flame” Virus Affecting Iran

Kaspersky Discovers Massive ‘Flame’ Virus Affecting Iran

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Kaspersky Lab noted on Monday that it had discovered what it says could be “the most sophisticated cyber weapon yet unleashed.” According to a ... Continue Reading →
On Mac, ‘SabPub’ Trojan Spread by Java Exploit

On Mac, ‘SabPub’ Trojan Spread by Java Exploit

(Ping! Zine Web Hosting Magazine) – There’s yet another virus affecting Macintosh operating systems in a big way. On Saturday, Kaspersky Lab Expert Costin Raiu revealed that a newly ... Continue Reading →
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