ICSA Labs Blog: social media

1 to 5 million infected Android apps… or not?

Over the weekend, several websites picked up Symantec’s story about trojanized apps on the official Android Market. This happens from time to time, but what got everyone’s attention was that they said the number appeared to be between one and five million downloads, which is a pretty big number. 

Clickmania – An Internet Disease with a Cure

Will you succumb to Clickmania?? I define this horrible Internet disease as the uncontrollable need to “click” your mouse on every picture of a world disaster, Royal Wedding, Osama bin Laden, nuclear reactor explosion, or Hollywood star in trouble with the law today on Facebook or Twitter.  

Trojans and Worms and Botnets, Oh My!

Today we put out a press release with tips on how users can use their favorite social media sites - like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn - without compromising their personal information.

Library of Congress Project to Archive Every Twitter Message – What Does It Mean for Malware?

Recently it was announced by the Library of Congress that it has entered into an agreement with Twitter to acquire the entire Twitter archive (to read the Library of Congress’s blog entry, click here).