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Fake Malaysia Airlines links spread malware

Don't click that link! Viral Facebook posts with shocking video of Malaysia Airlines MH370 are a scam.

By March 17, 2014

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New Tibet malware variant found for OS X

After over a year of no apparent activity, a new variant of the Tibet malware affecting OS X systems has been found.

By September 11, 2013

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New malware variant targets Uyghur Mac users

Yet another malware variant is being sent to Uyghur activists via e-mail spam; however, for updated systems the threat is nonexistent.

By April 25, 2013

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Spam continues to dip but malware marches merrily on

Spam reached its lowest level in years last quarter, but malware surpassed security firm's estimates for the year, says McAfee.

By February 21, 2012

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Protect yourself from social-network malware (video)

Forget e-mail spam. Online miscreants are now all over popular social-media sites, and they're out to steal your identity. CNET's Sumi Das shows how you can protect yourself.

By November 13, 2012

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Protecting yourself from Facebook malware

Forget e-mail spam -- that's old school. Now there are spammy messages propagating through your social networks. CNET's Sumi Das has more details on how to prevent yourself from falling victim to socware.

By November 13, 2012

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E-mailed malware disguised as group coupon offers on the rise

Spammers take advantage of the rising popularity of e-mailed advertisements by mimicking them and attaching viruses.

By November 13, 2012

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Twitter users may be victims of direct message malware

Security analysts say that suspicious direct messages from Twitter friends with links to Facebook, which have been popping up lately, could be malicious "backdoor trojans."

By September 24, 2012

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Microsoft finds malware hidden in new computers in China

Discovery leads to investigation and disruption of Nitol botnet and attempt to shut down subdomains linked to more than 500 types of malware.

By September 13, 2012

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Apple's iOS and Android are new favorite malware victims

Cybercriminals are working on more complex schemes to wage attacks on PCs, laptops, and smartphones. A new report shows that every single device that connects to the Internet is in danger.

By September 4, 2012