Malware being installed in PCs during manufacturing: Microsoft

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New computers, still under development in factories, are being infected withmalware in their production lines, a new Microsoft study has suggested. One virus called Nitol found by Microsoft steals personal details to help criminals plunder online bank accounts. The viruses were discovered when … Continue reading

Virus could black out nearly 250,000 PCs

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About a quarter-million computer users around the world are at risk of losing Internet access on Monday because of malicious software at the heart of a hacking scam that U.S. authorities shut down last November. Some blogs and news reports … Continue reading