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Home Depot victim of same malware that hit Target -- researcher

A credit card hack allegedly uncovered at Home Depot reportedly used a variant of the same malware that affected Target customers last year, says security researcher Brian Krebs.

By September 8, 2014

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BlackShades malware bust ends in nearly 100 arrests worldwide

Law enforcement agencies seize more than 1,000 computers, smartphones, and hard drives in a massive operation that goes after malware said to have "sophisticated" capabilities and "breathtaking" invasiveness.

By May 19, 2014

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Security firm claims Russian government makes malware

German firm G Data Security alleges that newly detected malware known as "Uroburos" was made by the Russian government.

By February 28, 2014

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Keep your Android device safe from malware

CNET's Dan Graziano provides you with tips for securing your smartphone and tablet.

December 19, 2013

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SpyEye malware inventor pleads guilty to bank fraud

Aleksandr Panin is the alleged mastermind behind 1.4 million computers being infected with malicious software that's capable of stealing users' credit card and banking information.

By January 28, 2014

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Chrome extensions change hands, add malware

Adware vendors are purchasing Chrome extensions from their creators and using the software to push adware and malware to users.

By January 19, 2014

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Security researcher finds clues to malware in Target heist

Brian Krebs reports that the malware used to steal millions of customers' payment card information was uploaded through a compromised server.

By January 15, 2014

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Yahoo says malware attack farther reaching than thought

The company posts guidelines for Yahoo users worried about infection and says people outside Europe may have been hit. It also says the attacks went on longer than previously reported.

By January 11, 2014

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Yahoo malware turned PCs into Bitcoin miners

Malicious ads served to Yahoo users were designed to transform computers into a Bitcoin mining operation, according to a security firm.

By January 9, 2014

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Questions left unanswered about Yahoo malware attack

Yahoo says that mostly non-mobile Windows users in Europe were attacked, but hasn't provided any public guidance on the number of affected users or what they should do.

By January 5, 2014