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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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Google failing to protect you from bad BBM apps, experts say

With multiple fake BBM apps in the official Android app store, security experts have condemned Google's failure to clean up its act.

By October 17, 2013

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How to tackle JavaScript-based ransomware sites

Ransomware holding you and your computer hostage? Don't worry, its scheme can easily be overcome.

By July 16, 2013

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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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Microsoft, feds disrupt massive Citadel botnet

The software giant teams with the FBI and financial services industry groups to slow down a cybercrime ring that is allegedly responsible for roughly $500 million in losses.

By June 5, 2013

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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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How to keep your Mac running in tip-top shape

Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your Mac running at its optimal speed.

By May 31, 2013