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Swarm intelligence for cutting edge cyber security

In the battle to keep computer networks safe we are use to using tools like resourcing hogging anti-virus and other malware scanning methods. The problem is that in many cases this is more like fighting a rear-guard action as malware creators change and adapt quicker than the tools we use to fight them. This may [...]
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Tiny Changes in Energy Use Could Mean Your Computer Is Under Attack

Technology : Technology Review Editors' Blog (2 years ago)

One security company thinks it can stop malicious intrusions by monitoring for subtle power-consumption changes. Detecting computer viruses or other malware is traditionally a matter of scanning a computer for signatures of known th... Read Post

Google Expands Its Safe Browsing Service To Warn More Users And Webmasters Of Malware

Technology : TechCrunch (yesterday)

Earlier this week, Google announced that it has expanded its Safe Browsing service, which prevents users from going to known malware sites. Chrome, for example, now shows you a warning before you visit a site that harbors known malw... Read Post

Malware for Macs Lucrative, Security Researchers Say

Technology : Bits (3 years ago)

Long told that they were safe from computer viruses and malware attacks, Apple users last month fell victim to the largest-scale malware attack on Macs to date. Security experts now estimate that the malware made cyber criminals $10... Read Post

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