Topic: malware

Oculus making virtual reality movies, the NSA’s Trojan horse, and IBM layoffs—SD Times news digest: Jan. 27, 2015

Oculus VR, the virtual reality startup acquired by Facebook for US$2 billion, is developing cinematic experiences specifically for its Oculus Rift VR headset. At the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, the new Oculus Story Studio, led by creative director and former Pixar animator Saschka Unseld, premiered its first short film, entitled “Lost.” Unseld, who created … continue reading

SD Times news digest: July 1, 2014

News from Linux’s automotive project, as well as Microsoft API and anti-malware efforts … continue reading

Microsoft reveals ‘trio of threats’ infecting Windows devices with malware

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report shows prevalence of deceptive download malware in 2013 … continue reading

Study: Android accounted for 97% of mobile malware in 2013

Most malware found outside the U.S. with Google Play accounted for less than 1%, according to security firm F-Secure … continue reading

Seventy-nine percent of mobile malware attacks directed at Android OS

Large market share and open-source architecture put a hacker bullseye on Android’s back … continue reading

Verizon: Mobile threats are on the rise

Developers should guard apps against phishing, while app stores see more malware infiltration … continue reading Protection Status