News and Events

January 11, 2012

Ramnit’s Not Actually a Facebook Worm

Last week, information surfaced about a new version of W32/Ramnit, which had stolen some Facebook credentials. Most people understood that to mean that there was a new Facebook worm in town...

January 4, 2012

When Ages and Revolutions Converge

One thing that’s clear is that viruses evolve in distinct ages and follow patterns. They come into existence in response to some new technology then spread and cause mischief for some years until an extinction-level event occurs and wipes them out briefly. That is, until a new technology breathes life into them again...

December 15, 2011

Constant Connectivity, Proliferation of Mobile Devices and Applications Will Create More Security Concerns in 2012

ICSA Labs recommends that businesses and consumers guard against 13 security threats in 2012...

October 31, 2011

ICSA Labs Enhances Anti-Virus Testing Program to Include ‘Extended WildList’

Computer users at home and at work can feel more comfortable knowing that anti-virus products certified by ICSA Labs can protect users from a broader set of malware. ICSA Labs is one of the first third-party certification bodies to offer an anti-virus program that tests against the Extended WildList.

September 14, 2011

ICSA Labs Offers Tips to Combat Growing Mobile Security Threats

To combat mobile security risks aimed at smartphones, tablets and apps, ICSA Labs offers seven tips to help business and consumer users protect themselves...

August 3, 2011

ICSA Labs Tests Certified Products on the Extended WildList

Extended WildList now incorporated into ICSA Labs Anti-Virus Testing Program

May 9, 2011

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...

April 22, 2011

Verizon Launches 2011 Data Breach Investigation Report – What Does It Mean for You?

On April 19, Verizon issued its much-anticipated 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR). This report has become the seminal report for the security community, and is eagerly awaited for each year...

April 6, 2011

3 Tips for Avoiding Malware at Home

Educating consumers on safe computing practices is a real passion of mine. In the video embedded below, I cover three of the most important tips for creating a safe computing environment at home.

April 4, 2011

Ixia, ICSA Labs, and SonicWALL to Hold Network Security Testing Day; Media Invited

Companies Working Together to Standardize Network Security Testing.