The bad guys of the Internet target high-volume searches — like those for celebrity names. So if you want to avoid malware, avoid searching for these 10 celebs.
John McAfee hasn’t been involved with McAfee software for more than 15 years. But he still receives e-mail from people asking how to uninstall it. So he made an insane video.
FireEye detected a new malware called Nap that evades antivirus software by going to “sleep.” It was found attacking financial institutions and has the power to steal information.
There’s a reason why malware creators are outrunning the security vendors now. It’s a lot easier to attack computer networks than it is to protect them, according to a cyber security expert at the Pentagon.
Russian police rescued the kidnapped son of Eugene Kaspersky, founder of Kaspersky Lab, in an operation that led to the arrest of five suspects.
Private equity firm General Atlantic has purchased a 20 percent stake in Kaspersky Lab for $200 million. The deal shows that security technology companies are hot and it shows how much value Kaspersky has created in its 13 years as an antivirus software vendor, according to the newspaper Vedomosti (translated via Quintura).
Federated Networks is one of 70 companies chosen by VentureBeat to launch at the DEMO Fall 2010 event taking place this week in Silicon Valley. After our selection, the companies pay a fee to present. Our coverage of them remains objective.
The security software industry is heating up. The latest evidence? Private equity firm Summit Partners has just invested $100 million in antivirus software vendor Avast Software.
Intel announced today that it will acquire McAfee, maker of anti-virus and other security software, for $7.68 billion in cash, or $48 per share.