Avast 2017 launches with 'Game Mode' feature
Passive Mode, too.
Free 500,000 systems from criminals.
From 'tens of millions' to 100,000.
Sets up a target 'smart home.'
Source code released by author.
A botnet served through ads on Yahoo has infected 2 million users.
Apple's OS X machines have been recruited into a half-million strong botnet through a drive-by downloader.
Despite a drop in spam, botnets made huge gains in 2010.
Microsoft's Scott Charney has suggested that the problem of malware-infected PCs could be solved through general taxation - offering a free 'digital healthcare' service.
Sophos is warning of a modified version of an iPhone worm which joins infected devices to a botnet via a Lithuanian server, and attempts to steal banking credentials.
Security firm Websense has issued a warning regarding a major attack against Outlook Web Access portals, designed to install a banking Trojan into company systems.
O2's German arm has unwittingly shipped unnamed malware on its Windows Mobile 6.1 Toshiba TG01 smartphones - but has promised to replace all affected units.
Internet uber legend Vint Cerf says we're all doomed, and the internet is going down the tubes. As it were.