Malware that gives people a second chance

A group of malware writers who hoped that people could be blackmailed into paying up for their data apparently have been shocked that people would be happier to scrap their hard drive rather than pay up.

DDoS attacks on the rise

The frequency and power of DDoS has skyrocketed over the past few months and the first quarter of 2013 will go down in history as the worst quarter for DDoS attacks in history. 

Pentagon wary of "toxic malware"

Deputy Defense Secretary William Lynn is concerned that "toxic malware" payloads aimed at specific targets or networks could break free and spread throughout the Internet. Although Lynn chose not to name any specific examples, many interpreted his statement as a warning to the developers of the Stuxnet worm which reportedly disabled thousands of Iranian centrifuges.