One of the trickier viruses out on the web is the Keylogger.
President Obama recently made the Commerce Department, headed by Gary Locke, the head of an ongoing project to create a cyber ID for all Americans, with the overall objective to make web browsing and computer safer. Other federal agencies considered for the project include the Department of Homeland Security and the National Security Agency, but Locke's proposals won Commerce the project.
Missoula, Montana-based computer firm Univision Computers recently alerted people about the threat scareware poses to their internet security, according to KAJ18.com, a local news organization.
Microsoft recently had to remind users to update Microsoft Office to remove a hole in the softwareâ─≥s handling of RTF documents.
A new Trojan that targets Android-based smartphones and devices has recently emerged, mobile security firm Lookout reports.