Posts Tagged ‘trojan’

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 […]


Alibaba Throws Money At Internet Privacy

Hu Xiaoming, Alibaba’s vice president for small- and micro-financial group and chief risk officer, announced in Beijing that the company will invest CNY40 million to establish a security fund. The security fund will be used to fight Internet phishing, trojans, money laundering, malicious attacks, and to protect user information. The security fund will cooperate with […]


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 […]


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 […]


Qihoo 360: Chinese Government Interferes In Tencent Internet Dispute

Qi Xiangdong, president of Qihoo 360, revealed during a local media interview that China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology and Ministry of Public Security have interfered in the dispute between his company and Tencent. The Chinese Internet media and e-commerce firm Tencent previously announced that it will shut down its instant messaging service QQ […]


China’s 360 Launches First Trojan Firewall Product

Chinese security software provider 360 has announced that it has launched a new trojan firewall product, which can block various trojans with the advance detection and cloud identification technologies.
Qi Xiangdong, president of 360, told local media that traditional security software focuses more on elimination than prevention and users usually try to eliminate trojans after their […]


Anti-virus Products Of 360, Rising, Kingsoft Pass VB100 Tests

Virus Bulletin, the international anti-virus software certification organization, has published the latest results for its VB100 tests, in which anti-virus products of Chinese security companies 360, Rising and Kingsoft gained certifications.
Virus Bulletin’s report shows that the anti-virus product of 360 has great advantages for various indices. At the same time, though some of Kingsoft’s products […]


Kingsoft Confirms Establishment Of Independent Security Company In China

Chinese software and online game provider Kingsoft has confirmed that it will formally announce the partition of its security business and the establishment of an independent security company named Beijing Kingsoft Security Software Company Limited on April 15, 2010.
With the establishment of the new security company, Kingsoft will launch the 2011 edition of its anti-virus […]


China’s 360 Launches Free Mobile Phone Security Software

Chinese security software provider 360 has announced plans to launch a permanently free-of-charge mobile phone security software product to help users solve increasing problems of spam SMS and nuisance calls.
Zhou Hongwei, chairman of 360, told local media that combining 360’s security technologies with successful experience in fighting malware, trojans, and viruses, the company will provide […]