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"CoolReaper" potentially affects 24 Android phone models and over 10 million users SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec.
Why the latest virus protection software is not enough and what you can do about it BERKELEY, Calif., Oct.
Mac users who haven’t already installed the recent system updates should take this story as a very stern reminder that they are still at high risk of contracting malware on their machines.
Russian Security Firm Dr. Web says they’ve discovered a botnet infecting nearly half a million Macs worldwide. The firm made their announcement on Wednesday about the more than 550,000 infected Macs.
Security firms are warning Mac users to be on the lookout for a piece of malware that disguises itself as a PDF file.
Computer security firm Sophos released a warning this week that hackers are spreading a new damaging computer virus with a file that promises a PowerPoint presentation of sexual positions from the Kama Sutra.
In its monthly Global Threat Report issued today, ScanSafe, the pioneer and leading provider of SaaS Web Security, reported that 29% of all Web malware blocks in October 2009 were the result of Gumblar.
In its 2008 first half data security summary, F-Secure reports that malware is growing at a faster rate than ever before. This recent explosion of malware doesn't necessarily represent an increase in new types of threats.
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