Posts Tagged ‘virus’

Lenovo Computers Again Shown To Have Security Flaws

Lenovo ThinkPadEthical hacker and security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk revealed that Lenovo’s computers have security vulnerabilities and hackers could bypass Windows security …


Tencent Takes Aim Against Mobile Viruses

With news this week of malware infesting Apple mobile apps and a new mobile virus infecting Chinese users’ smartphones, more scrutiny is being placed on Chinese technology firms to help protect netizens. Tencent has taken the lead with the announcement of its Thunder Action. This is the company’s special initiative against Internet phishing, pornography, and […]


China’s VERC Reports New Android Mobile Virus

China’s National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center recently found a new Android mobile phone virus named Android/SmsSpy.ccr. According to VERC, this new virus is an SMS interception trojan. The source code of this virus is very common on the Internet and the SMS interception code can be easily written with the source code, which leads […]


Chinese Agency Will Blacklist And Police Mobile Apps

If mobile app developers thought getting past Apple’s censors and bizarre policies was hard enough, now they have to contend with the Chinese government for vetting of their applications. Wang Minghua, director general of the operations department of the National Computer Network Emergency Response Technical Team Coordination Center of China and secretary general of the […]


Baidu Launches Official Antivirus Software With Kaspersky

After two months of public testing, Baidu’s antivirus software now is available for download as an official edition via Shadu.baidu.com. On April 18, 2013, Baidu Antivirus launched its Beta 1 edition for public testing. After about two months of testing, the official edition of the antivirus software is now available. The new product, named Baidu […]


Rising Gains Large Security Software Order From Chinese Government

Chinese anti-virus software provider Rising signed a strategic cooperation agreement with General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China, to deploy an information security operating and maintenance management platform for the government agency. Under this agreement, Rising’s comprehensive anti-virus protection solution will become the exclusive internal network security product used by the administration. […]


China’s Kingsoft Invests CNY100 Million To Help Search Engines Fight Phishing

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft Network has announced plans to invest CNY100 million to establish a search security laboratory. This lab will reportedly focus on the research of security issues related to Chinese search engines, including phishing websites, malicious links, hidden link implants, link stealing, and privacy leaks. It will analyze technologies used for malicious […]


Chinese Internet Security Report Claims Viruses Decreased In 2011

Chinese Internet security company Kingsoft published its latest Chinese Internet security report, stating that the number of new viruses decreased in 2011 while the attacks targeting Internet shopping in China continued to surge. According to the statistics provided by Kingsoft, during 2011 its anti-virus software Kingsoft Duba detected about 12.3 million new viruses, which marked […]


Chinese Internet Users Can Report Online Fraudsters Via New Baidu Service

Chinese search engine company Baidu Inc. has launched an Internet platform to accept netizens’ complaints about information promoted by the search engine service at Baidu.com. Via this new platform, Chinese Internet users can report suspected illegal information or Internet fraudsters among those results promoted by the search engine service at Baidu. The platform will accept […]


Millions Of Chinese Mobile Phones Affected By Viruses This Year

Chinese Internet security company Qihoo 360 has published a report covering Chinese mobile phone security for the first half of 2011, stating that from January to June 2011, about 2,559 new mobile viruses and malware were found in China, affecting 13.24 million mobile phone users. The Android and Symbian operating systems were the most affected […]