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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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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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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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India is world leader in spam output

A new report shows that computers based in India now send out more spam than ever before, with some having "been turned into spam-spitting zombies in botnets."

By October 16, 2012

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Targeted cyberattacks jump 42 percent in 2012, Symantec says

The security company's latest Threats Report shows a small decline in spam and a huge rise in the number of targeted attacks.

By April 16, 2013

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Apple iOS App Store hit by first malware app

A dodgy spam app has been detected for the first time in Apple's iOS App Store.

By July 6, 2012

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Dropbox users get spammed via personal e-mail accounts

Some European users of the online file storage service are receiving junk e-mail from online casinos -- this may be due to a Dropbox address leak or some type of malware.

By July 17, 2012

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Apple, Google remove Trojan spamming app from stores

The Find and Call app would capture users' phone book contacts and transmit them to a remote server, security company Kasperky Lab discovered.

By July 5, 2012

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Spam sinks to lowest level in almost three years, says Symantec

The amount of spam around the globe now accounts for 70 percent of all e-mail, a sharp decline from 2009 when it accounted for 90 percent.

By December 7, 2011