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4 hrs ago | Information Technology

Malware still generated at a rate of 160,000 new samples a day in Q2 2014, reports PandaLabs

The second quarter of 2014 has seen the creation of 15 million new strains of malware Trojans are still the most common type of malware, though they are losing ground thanks to the rise of PUPs Smartphones, both Android and iOS, are still under attack The global infection rate during this period was 36.87%, a significant increase on previous ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Kasperky Lab Weblog

Internet predators

Anyone using the Internet is at risk, regardless of age and regardless of what they like to do online.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Internet

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Caribbean News Now!

Testing reveals school computers in Trinidad infected with spyware

Also, for the convenience of our readers and the online community generally, we have reproduced the complete Caribbean Net News archives from 2004 to 2010 here .

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology, Trinidad and Tobago, World News, Central America, Life, Hobbies, Ham Radio, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Laptops/Notebooks

Examiner.com

Many are saying no to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and here are some reasons why

Everyone seems to want in on the ALS Fundraising Campaign which has raised over $100 million dollars , reported Forbes Magazine on Saturday .

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Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Non-Profit

Sat Aug 30, 2014

DNA India

Watch out, Ebola could infect your PC

An "Ebola virus" is infecting computers in the country and you better be prepared to fight it.

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Related Topix: PC, Science / Technology, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Computer Security

9Down.Com

GridinSoft Trojan Killer v2.2.4.5 Multilanguage-P2P

P2P group has released the updated version of "Trojan Killer" for Windows. The perfect anti-malware solution.

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Morningstar

Cybercrime and Your Investments: What You Need to Know

We've all seen the headlines about data breaches at some major companies. Perhaps you even know someone who has been victimized by identity thieves who have used his or her personal information for their own financial gain.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Fri Aug 29, 2014

WinBeta

PSA: Your free antivirus solution is not good enough - let us set you straight

Before I wrote about Microsoft and the ecosystem surrounding it - I sold it at a Fortune 500 company, where I worked as a sales associate and computer repair technician; every day I interacted with people looking to purchase brand new computers and everyday people repeated the two biggest errors you can make when purchasing a new PC.

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, PC, Science / Technology

St. Petersburg Times

Solutions: Worries about 'free' malware program

Per your advice, I have used Malwarebytes and Spybot successfully for years. Once every three to four weeks, I update them and have had no problems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, PC

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Customer Interaction Solutions

APWG Report: Phishers Targeting Crypto Currency, Payment Services and Retail Sites

The APWG reports in its new Phishing Activity Trends Report that new online payment services and crypto-currency sites are being targeted by phishers.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Economics News, Bitcoin, Science / Technology

Investopedia

Banker Trojan

A malicious computer program designed to gain access to confidential information stored or processed through online banking systems.

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Related Topix: Computers, Science / Technology

Sys-Con Media

Global Cyber Security Market 2014-2018

These threats include hacking, malware, and phishing, and have the capability to capture all the critical information stored in information systems.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

KRMG-AM Tulsa

Scam Alert: Ice Bucket Challenge links could be viruses

If you get on Facebook or Twitter, it won't take long for you to find another ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Examiner.com

Best Way to Destroy a Computer Virus

Computer viruses are here to stay, which means users need to know the best way to eradicate them the moment they attack.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Finextra Research news

Best Way to Destroy a Computer Virus - community blog from Robert Siciliano

Computer viruses are here to stay, which means users need to know the best way to eradicate them the moment they attack.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups

Kasperky Lab Weblog

NetTraveler APT Gets a Makeover for 10th Birthday

Earlier this year, we observed an uptick in the number of attacks against Uyghur and Tibetan supporters using an updated version of the NetTraveler backdoor.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology

Softpedia

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security [DISCOUNT: 50% OFF] 2014 7.0.1255

Softpedia in association with Trend Micro offers you a special discount: Now, only from Softpedia, you can buy Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security with a 50% discount.

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Related Topix: Mobile Armor, Family, Kids, Science / Technology, Social Software, PC

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Is Google Play Really Populated With Fake Apps?

Trend Micro, a Japanese cyber-security software company, recently released a controversial 26-page report claiming that Google Play was inundated with fake and repackaged apps.

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Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Google, Widevine Technologies, Mobile Armor, Science / Technology

Network World

Cleveland Indians turn to SIEM in malware, botnet battle

For the Cleveland Indians' IT department, dealing with malware on behalf of hundreds of Windows-using employees at the baseball team's Progressive Field data center operations can be a little bit like a pitcher facing a stacked batting line-up: a constant battle.

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ComputerWorld

Hackers prey on Russian patriotism to grow the Kelihos botnet

A recent spam campaign encouraged Russian speakers to install malware on their computers to participate in DDoS attacks, researchers said The cybercriminal gang behind the Kelihos botnet is tricking users into installing malware on their computers by appealing to pro-Russian sentiments stoked by recent international sanctions against the country.

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Related Topix: World News, Russia, Asia, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Email Spam, BitDefender

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