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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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Facebook battles phishing by reaching out to users

In an effort to protect users and curb phishing, the social network gives users a select e-mail address to send reports of the illegal practice.

By August 9, 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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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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Fake Facebook e-mail contains Trojan

A new e-mail claiming to come from "The Facebook Team" is circulating. According to security firm MX Labs, that e-mail contains a Trojan horse called Bredolab.

By October 27, 2009

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How to remotely lock and wipe a lost Android phone

When your phone goes walkies, you'll wish you'd installed security software to lock it down and find it. Do it now with this handy guide!

By April 30, 2012

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Password stealers and Conficker top June malware

Among most prevalent June threats were a password-stealing Trojan, infected Windows media files, and a re-emerging Conficker, says Sunbelt Software.

By July 6, 2010

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How bad is the Mac malware scare? (FAQ)

Windows users are familiar with the fake anti-malware ruse, but this is the first time it's been targeted at the smaller Mac market. CNET tells you what MacDefender is and what it means for Macintosh users.

By May 19, 2011

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New MacDefender malware discovered for OS X

A new malware threat disguised as a legitimate antivirus software package for OS X called "MacDefender" has been discovered.

By May 2, 2011

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40 ways to fix your PC before you call an expert

Windows can be scary place if you're no computer expert and your PC goes wrong, but most glitches can be solved by following these tips.

By September 21, 2012