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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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Keep your Apple computer safe from Mac Defender malware (Yahoo! News)

Technology : Today in Tech (3 years ago)

Yahoo! News - One of the benefits of going with an Apple computer over a Windows-based machine is that most viruses and malware programs are designed to exploit Windows architecture, leaving Macs much less vulnerable. Earlier this m... Read Post

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

Malware for Macs Lucrative, Security Researchers Say

Technology : Bits (2 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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