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Facebook teams up with another security vendor to fight malware

The social network will incorporate anti-malware technology from security provider ESET in an attempt to further protect users from the bad guys.

By December 3, 2014

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Traces of malware activity detected in App Store game

A suspicious iframe link has been detected in an App Store program. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

By May 3, 2013

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'Pintsized' malware bypassed GateKeeper to affect tech companies

Gatekeeper exploit in part adds to debate over the necessity of security software for OS X.

By March 12, 2013

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Old OS X malware used in increased attacks against Uyghur groups

An old vulnerability in Word for OS X is being used in increasing levels of attacks against ethnic groups in China.

By February 13, 2013

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Should malware risks factor into the iPhone vs. Android debate?

In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers advice about whether the risk of malware should factor into a reader's decision about which smartphone OS to buy.

By December 7, 2012

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Facebook pushing malware security even harder

The social network wants its users to trust the Internet, not fear it. So it's adding new antivirus partners and mobile offerings to the free downloads in its online marketplace.

By October 16, 2012

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Behind the 'Flame' malware spying on Mideast computers (FAQ)

With possible ties to malware targeting Iran, the Flame spying software is seen as the latest cyber espionage attempt from a nation state.

By June 4, 2012

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Mac malware infection rates remaining constant

Flashback infections in OS X systems have lessened, but are holding steady from a lack of users updating or scanning their systems.

By May 7, 2012

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Flashback malware infections drop to 30,000 Macs

The Flashback malware threat for OS X is on a steep decline, but still underscores that Mac systems are not immune to threats.

By April 19, 2012

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Malware loves Android, but iOS users could be at risk too

A new study from Juniper finds that Android is the hardest hit by malicious apps but says iOS could be vulnerable as well.

By February 16, 2012