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e-mail malware

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E-mailed malware disguised as group coupon offers on the rise

Spammers take advantage of the rising popularity of e-mailed advertisements by mimicking them and attaching viruses.

By November 13, 2012

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Minecraft leak wasn't company's fault, Microsoft says

Microsoft says the list of more than 1,800 e-mail addresses and passwords was compiled through phishing attacks and malware.

By January 21, 2015

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Dropbox users get spammed via personal e-mail accounts

Some European users of the online file storage service are receiving junk e-mail from online casinos -- this may be due to a Dropbox address leak or some type of malware.

By July 17, 2012

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New malware variant targets Uyghur Mac users

Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.

By April 25, 2013

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Protect yourself from social-network malware (video)

Forget e-mail spam. Online miscreants are now all over popular social-media sites, and they're out to steal your identity. CNET's Sumi Das shows how you can protect yourself.

By November 13, 2012

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Protecting yourself from Facebook malware

Forget e-mail spam -- that's old school. Now there are spammy messages propagating through your social networks. CNET's Sumi Das has more details on how to prevent yourself from falling victim to socware.

By November 13, 2012

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E-mail security: Back on the front burner

Recent server breaches at big-name companies indicate hackers are once again targeting e-mail addresses in their attempts to get their hands on your private information.

By April 22, 2011

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Software firm says e-mails stolen in server breach

Ashampoo warns customers about potential for malware hiding in e-mails using the company name.

By April 21, 2011

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Cyberattack aims at government agencies in Asia, Europe

An e-mail claiming to be from the Chinese Ministry of National Defense actually contains a piece of malware that exploits a hole in Microsoft Office, says Trend Micro.

By July 16, 2013

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Spam masquerading as Twitter e-mails lead to phishing, malware

E-mails masquerading as Twitter support messages prompt recipients to click links that download a Trojan and display fake anti-virus warnings or lead to a phishing site, security firms say.

By June 9, 2010