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Free Android apps could hijack your phone

Those annoying pop-up ads are back. This time, they're on your smartphone, and they're badder than ever. Here's how you can avoid aggressive adware on your mobile device.

By Jul. 30, 2012

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Microsoft issues fix for IE flaw that could allow PC hijack

One-click workaround designed to prevent attackers from gaining control of vulnerable Web browsers.

By Dec. 31, 2012

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Flame virus can hijack PCs by spoofing Windows Update

Using rogue security certificates, the virus is able to exploit Microsoft's Windows Update service to infect unsuspecting computers.

By Jun. 5, 2012

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McAfee software lets scammers hijack PCs to send spam

Computers running McAfee service are found to be acting as open proxies for spammers, customers report.

By Jan. 17, 2012

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Stuxnet could hijack power plants, refineries

Symantec researcher says infected energy companies in the U.S., Iran, India, and elsewhere need to check their systems for a hidden, remote control back door.

By Aug. 13, 2010

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Register.com investigating Photobucket DNS hijack

Photobucket's domain registration firm is probing a DNS hijack that caused outage for customers of the photo site for as long as two days.

By Jun. 19, 2008

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SMS messages could be used to hijack a phone

Trust Digital explains how an attacker could take over a phone or steal data off it by sending SMS messages.

By Apr. 19, 2009

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Utilities Updates: PodSmith 1.0.1f2; OnyX 1.6; Audio Hijack 2.2.2; more

Utilities Updates: PodSmith 1.0.1f2; OnyX 1.6; Audio Hijack 2.2.2; more

By Jul. 14, 2005

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Turkish criminal hackers hijack ICANN sites

On the eve of opening up a hierarchical naming system for the Internet, ICANN's sites are hijacked with a warning from criminal hackers.

By Jun. 30, 2008