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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By January 27, 2014

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Protect your Android device from malware

Mobile malware is on the rise and your device could be at risk. These tips could help you stay safe and keep your personal information out of the hands of cybercriminals.

By December 19, 2013

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How to improve your Android security

Android is the mobile equivalent of Windows -- hugely popular and open to security threats such as malware. Here's how to keep safe.

By October 17, 2012

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Iranian and Syrian dissidents targeted by spyware

A proxy tool used by people in Iran and Syria to bypass local censorship controls seems to be the victim of a new strain of spyware.

By May 30, 2012

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Apple's security code of silence: A big problem

Security industry insiders have long known the Mac platform has its holes. The Flashback Trojan is the first in-the-wild issue that's confirmed this, and big-time. More will follow unless Apple steps up its game.

By April 6, 2012

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Android security apps are mostly useless, says report

With the number of Android apps soaring, the threat of a malware mugging is rising -- but most Android security apps won't protect you.

By March 9, 2012

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How to remove MacDefender fake antivirus program

It's long been known that Macs aren't impervious to malware, and a recent fake antivirus program calling itself MacDefender appears to have affected more people than previously thought. Here's how to clean your Mac.

By May 19, 2011

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Kaspersky finds fake antivirus program in ads on ICQ

Ad for clothing line that is shown in ICQ also pops up a fake antivirus warning, encouraging the user to download a program that's not a legitimate antivirus product.

By January 25, 2011

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Apple tackles malware threats with XProtect update

Apple has a rudimentary malware scanner called XProtect, which it has updated to address recent malware threats.

By September 26, 2011

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TDL-4: The 'indestructible' botnet?

Researchers at Kaspersky say the TDL-4 is extremely sophisticated and has already infected 4.5 million computers around the globe.

By June 30, 2011