Petya ransomware variant spreading globally
Follows WannaCry's infection vector.
Follows WannaCry's infection vector.
Not likely to hit desktops any time soon.
Files complaints with national bodies.
'As bad as it can possibly get.'
Former staff less than truthful, he says.
Free decryption for some victims.
NSA fingerprints on the Equation Group.
Over 6,000 eliminated so far.
Testing was inaccurate, company claims.
Blackbird downplays results, promises fix.
Google has snapped up Spanish web-based virus scanner VirusTotal.
Apple's OS X machines have been recruited into a half-million strong botnet through a drive-by downloader.
Nearly a third of PCs in Europe are reportedly infected, despite many having anti-virus software.
Mac machines make up 16 per cent of a botnet's systems, despite their reputation for security.
Intel has bought anti-virus vendor McAfee in a $7.68 billion deal - but the big question is why?
Anti-virus vendor Avira was left with egg on its face after blocking rival BitDefender as a Trojan.
Microsoft has launched a limited beta of its next edition of Security Essentials for Windows.
A bad virus definition for Norton Anti-Virus left users unable to play World of Warcraft last week.
Research by Matousec has unveiled a new attack which can bypass anti-virus packages.
McAfee has pledged to refund "reasonable expenses" for those caught by its false-positive update.
A bad signature update for McAfee anti-virus software quarantines svchost.exe - killing Windows.
BitDefender has become the latest anti-virus vendor to issue an update which wipes important Windows system files, leaving customers' PCs unbootable.
Kaspersky has been granted a US patent on its latest creation - a hardware-based anti-virus system designed to sit between the motherboard and the storage device.
A recent test of anti-virus suites reveals that AVG Free is actually very secure.
An update to Kaspersky's anti-virus software left many users unable to browse the most innocuous of websites after the company mistakenly added Google's Adsense to its detection.
A Space Invaders clone for the Mac deletes a file each time an enemy is killed - but its author claims it is art, rather than malware.
Nvidia has announced that it is working on producing a CUDA-based anti-virus system which will offload the task of checking for malware on to its range of graphics processors.
Security firm Finjan has alerted users to a particularly insidious new Trojan which infects Windows-based systems and steals money from on-line banking systems.
Microsoft has released its Security Essentials, a free anti-virus, anti-spyware, and anti-malware package for Windows - and reviews are positive.
Peripheral manufacturer Razer has taken down its support site following reports that it was unwittingly distributing a worm dropper as part of several driver update packages.
The New York Times website has been playing unwitting host to an "unauthorised advertisement" which attempts to con users into installing worthless 'security' software.
An update for Grisoft's AVG anti-virus package misdiagnosed iTunes libraries as being Trojan Horse applications, panicking users and disabling iTunes, iTunesRegistry.dll, iTunes.dll, small.bog, trojan
Microsoft's in-house anti-virus, Security Essentials, has hit public beta status - although it's limited to the first 75,000 downloaders at present.
Microsoft is planning to release a free anti-virus service that it says its employees are already testing in house.
Anti-virus vendors Symantec and McAfee have been find $375,000 each after New York's attorney general found they had mislead customers over subscription renewals.
Kaspersky - anti-virus and security software vendor - has had its website attacked by crackers, who have made off with a full copy of the company's database.
Intego Security, one of the companies recommended in Apple's hastily removed KB article about Mac anti-virus software, has issued a memo to clarify its stand.
A bug in a signature update for AVG 7.5 and 8 has caused the anti-virus software to mistakenly classify a critical Windows system file as a Trojan horse.
A mis-implemented feature in the anti-virus package AVG 8, which caused massive amounts of spurious Internet traffic, has been fixed today.
Security firm McAfee has unwittingly prevented users of its software from accessing large numbers of web sites thanks to a botched virus definition update.