The social network says its blacklist has also been augmented by the security firms, which have offered up their own URL blacklist databases.
Modern mobile devices don't suffer the same vulnerabilities as PCs, and those selling antivirus software for Android, iOS, and BlackBerry OS shouldn't be trusted.
Before it was flagged and removed, one of the most successful apps on Google Play for over a week was an "antivirus" app that did nothing other than change an image.
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New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.
Though the Mac has been known to be relatively malware free, the platform's rising popularity is seeing more malware focused toward it.
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Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.
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