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Computer virus targets East European countries using Nato, EU encryption

Kaspersky Lab said it had identified a new computer virus it dubbed "Red October" targeting eastern European countries that appeared to be collecting classified files using Nato and EU encryption.

Friday, 18 January, 2013, 4:20am

Cars may be vulnerable to computer viruses, too

An employee uses a computer mouse inside an office in Kiev April 24, 2012. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich

BOSTON (Reuters) - A team of top hackers working for Intel Corp's <INTC.O> security division toil away in a West Coast garage searching for electronic bugs that could make automobiles vulnerable to lethal computer viruses.

20 Aug 2012 - 6:52pm

City spared of the worst of web virus

Hongkongers have been urged to remain alert for signs of a computer virus that blocks web access, although local authorities had only one report of an infection yesterday.

10 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Hackers put smartphones on their next attack list

A computer security watchdog warned that hackers could make smartphones their next target, after it received a record number of security and virus alerts last year.

The growing use of cloud computing - where data is stored on remote internet servers - was also increasing vulnerability, the Hong Kong Computer Emergency Response Team's Co-ordination Centre said yesterday.

6 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

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Virus by James Rose Random Ax Media (e-book)

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Web security firm outguns industry giants

Managed security services provider Network Box is looking to parlay its triumph at this year's Hong Kong Awards for Industries into further expansion of its domestic and international business.

'We certainly hope so,' said Michael Gazeley, the co-founder and managing director of Network Box. 'We are obviously working hard.'

18 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Prevent home attacks with full protection

Traditional internet threats remain a serious concern for home users, who should cover all their bases to avoid the latest assaults

The computer is now a commonplace household item, but its systems and data are prone to attack. So how can computers and users - young and old - be safeguarded?

8 May 2007 - 12:00am

Ferraris fears for Vengeance over virus

Champion's QE II campaign in balance

Trainer David Ferraris yesterday admitted his concern for the welfare of champion Vengeance Of Rain after losing four horses from Sunday's Audemars Piguet Queen Elizabeth II Cup programme - three of them probable victims of equine herpes virus (EHV).

27 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Devil inside

The much-maligned remake of The Omen has set me thinking about how much control I exert over my computer. Increasingly, my PC acts like it's in thrall to a wicked influence. For example, last night, an XP flag popped up onto the screen telling me to download an 'update'.

25 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

It's the content that matters, not the box

I am now completely confused. I thought I was safe. One of the reasons I bought a Mac to begin with was to avoid all the worry and nonsense surrounding the security of the PC. Apple just released some kind of 'security update' that fixes hundreds of 'flaws'.

22 May 2006 - 12:00am

Three little bugs and a hacker do not a rotten Apple make

Most PC users switch to Macs because of virtues that translate into more value - less downtime from viruses and hackers, lower cost of ownership due to fewer mechanical and software bugs and, of course, higher resale value.

14 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Three little bugs and a hacker do not a rotten Apple make

Most PC users switch to Macs because of virtues that translate into more value - less downtime from viruses and hackers, lower cost of ownership due to fewer mechanical and software bugs and, of course, higher resale value.

13 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Finding beauty in a virus

Talented designers sometimes draw inspiration from the strangest places, and it was no different for jewellery designer Cecile Yau Ching-na, who came up with a new collection of pieces by looking at photos of viruses.

3 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

An ounce of virus protection is worth a pound of cure

One of the best characteristics of the Mac is that it is still the most secure OS available. My Mac has been continuously connected to the internet for 10 years, receiving hundreds of e-mails each day, but I have yet to experience a security breach other than downloading three viruses with my e-mail.

26 Apr 2005 - 12:00am

Hate bug

Transmission

(Hamish Hamilton) by Hari Kunzru

25 Feb 2005 - 12:00am

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