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US disrupts $100M GameOver Zeus malware cybercrime ring

Suspected Russian hacker is accused of creating botnet that infected as many as 1 million computers worldwide in order to steal more than $100 million.

By June 2, 2014

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Malware authors target Android phones

Researchers report the number of malicious apps available on the Google Play store continues to grow. Your best defense is a security app, a cautious approach to downloads, and a close eye on your bank and credit card statements.

By May 13, 2014

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Devastating new malware: pay up or lose your files

A new ransomware doing the rounds is one of the most vicious seen, directly targeting specific files and destroying them if you don't pay up.

By October 21, 2013

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The 404 1,365: Where we don't believe everything we read (podcast)

A new virus threatens to ransom your data, Square Cash lets you send money through e-mail (sounds safe), a dating site for the mentally ill, and how Amazon profits off Holocaust deniers and other wretched authors.

By October 16, 2013