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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.
Google's mobile OS gets targeted by 275 out of 277 new malware "families" spotted last quarter by the security specialist.
Security firm McAfee is warning consumers to beware of 'scareware' programs that appear to be antivirus software but are actually scams that can steal data and infect your computer.
Lawsuits allege companies duped consumers into downloading fake scanning software and paying for software they don't need to fix computer problems they don't have.
The FTC announces a crackdown on a massive international computer tech support scam that allegedly swindled tens of thousands of consumers in six countries.
Digital criminals are expanding their social-networking nefariousness beyond Facebook and Twitter to try to trick users into downloading malicious payloads.
A type of "ransomware" hitting users across Europe demands payment for alleged copyright violations, according to a Swiss security blog.
The company's latest Security Intelligence Report shows a rise in the use of rogue security software and attacks targeting PDF, Word, and other common file formats.
The popularity and openness of Google's mobile OS has led to a 90 percent jump in malware targeting Android devices this year, says security vendor Fortinet.
Justin thinks Android is still to complex for beginners, Antuan says nice things about Apple, and someone crams a whole Android-based computer onto a USB key.