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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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Shylock malware gets stung by law enforcement

Police and security firms team up to take down the notorious Shylock, a dangerous financial Trojan that has infected at least 30,000 Windows computers worldwide.

By July 11, 2014

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Flappy Birds clones attract mobile malware at rapid rate

Copycats of popular apps are the current place of choice for cybercriminals to deposit malware capable of extracting data, sending text messages, and tracking users' geo-locations.

By June 24, 2014

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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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A new 'Harry Potter' story will unfold on Halloween

J.K. Rowling's Pottermore site reveals that a new short story focused on the mischievously malicious Dolores Umbridge will debut for free this Halloween.

By October 24, 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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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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Staples probes potential theft of customer credit card data

A pattern of payment card fraud suggests that data was stolen from cash registers in the Northeast US, security reporter Brian Krebs reports.

By October 20, 2014

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Bitcoin-mining malware reportedly found on Google Play

Fake wallpaper apps turned phones into bots for the power- and computationally intensive process of producing crypto-currency, a mobile security firm warns.

By April 24, 2014

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Twitter hit by massive wave of malicious messages

Messages sent by hundreds of accounts testify to dramatic weight loss and link to same suspicious site pedaling diet pills.

By April 23, 2014