Fake anti-virus is mostly for Windows, with OS X a long way back in second place. But other operating systems aren't exempt from the depredations of cybercriminals.
Paul Ducklin shows you round some recently-discovered Android scareware...
It's that time of the week again - here's your roundup of everything we wrote in the last seven days.
What happens when a scammer decides to marry fake anti-virus and bogus support calls?
Paul Ducklin has a bit of a weekend chuckle at the result...
Security experts at Microsoft, working with others in the computer security industry, have disrupted a botnet being used by the Bamital malware family.
Here's how you know if *you* need to take any action on your PCs.
The revelation of the Chinese hacking campaign against reporters working for the New York Times has raised awareness of targeted malware attacks, but what does the history of cyberattacks against media agencies look like?
Graham Cluley takes a trip down memory lane..
If the person who is telling you to install a security update can't be trusted, or isn't who they claim to be, there's a chance you could be heading into even bigger danger.
SophosLabs process thousands of Android apps daily with many applications approaching the fine line between the completely legitimate and potentially unwanted applications.
Android Armour a premium priced security app was particularly well represented in the incoming stream of samples. Vanja Svajcer investigates why.
If you unwittingly downloaded malware to your computer which masqueraded as anti-virus software would you just clean it up and carry on, or report it to the authorities?
A US federal court has imposed a judgment of more than $163 million against a defendant in a case that pitted the US Federal Trade Commission against purveyors of so-called "scareware" programs designed to trick Internet users into believing their computer is infected.