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    Android malware threats have doubled in 6 months

    Android malware threats have doubled in 6 months Users of the Android mobile OS are twice as likely to be hit by malware than they were six months ago
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    Symantec July 2011 Intelligence Report: Security threat statistics

    Symantec July 2011 Intelligence Report: Security threat statistics Symantec’s Intelligence report shows that malware variants are on the rise, and mobile phone users are increasingly targeted.
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    DMASA website flagged for hosting malware?

    DMASA website flagged for hosting malware? A subdirectory on the website of the Direct Marketing Association of South Africa has been flagged by Google as “suspicious – visiting this website may harm your computer”
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    Google warning users of data-stealing malware

    Google warning users of data-stealing malware Malware targeting Windows systems may be intercepting traffic between user PCs and Google
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    Unpatched iOS vulnerability poses a malicious attack risk

    Unpatched iOS vulnerability poses a malicious attack risk A website that has made it simple for iPhone and iPad users to jailbreak their devices is not just a nuisance for Apple, who wants to discourage owners from jailbreaking their devices, but is also a portent for future malicious attacks.
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    South Africa most targeted by email malware in February 2011

    South Africa most targeted by email malware in February 2011 Symantec’s 2011 MessageLabs Intelligence Report reveals that South Africa is the most targeted country by email malware worldwide
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    Android malware warning

    Android malware warning Symantec warns about an increase in malware for the Android platform, such as malicious applications masquerading as legitimate applications
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    Scamming malware prolific in January 2011

    Scamming malware prolific in January 2011 Scammers, free loaders and multifunctional worms were the name of the Malware game in January 2011 according to Kaspersky Lab
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    Protect yourself with website trustwothiness rankings

    Protect yourself with website trustwothiness rankings Opera recommends the Web of Trust extension to help protect yourself against cybercrime and malware
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    Malware, phishing and spam on the rise via social networks

    Malware, phishing and spam on the rise via social networks Sophos found that malware, phishing and spam spread over social networks had increased dramatically in 2010
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    Malware not just a Microsoft problem

    Sophos have released their latest Security Threat Report and the results reveal that Apache is the most compromised server, China has overtaken the US as the country that hosts the most web threats and threats from the web are becoming more prolific. By examining a sample of the webpages...
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    Drive-by downloads were the biggest malware threat of November

    Drive-by downloads were the biggest malware threat of November Kaspersky Lab reports that drive-by downloads were the largest threat to users in November
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    Common Mac-based malware detailed

    Common Mac-based malware detailed The most common Mac-based malware is revealed by Sophos
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    Spam distributed malware attachments on the rise

    Spam distributed malware attachments on the rise Kaspersky Lab shares some of the key findings of its spam report for the third quarter of 2010
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    Malware watch in October

    Malware watch in October Kaspersky warns about the continuing onslaught of the Zeus trojan and fake archiving software
  16. Daruk

    Flash media andpreventing autorun.inf malware

    After lots of head scratching, I have finally come up with my favourite method to prevent these annoying infections: There are two things to do: 1) Disable autorun. Autorun is a pain in the butt and very insecure. Copy and paste the text below into a file with .reg extension, then...
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    Unpatched software still falling victim to malware

    Unpatched software still falling victim to malware In a recent report by Kaspersky the company said that vulnerabilities in unpatched software still allow many users' computers to be exploited
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    Trojans are the most prevalent threat in 2010

    Trojans are the most prevalent threat in 2010 The malware distribution techniques in the spotlight this quarter include click-jacking, BlackHat SEO and 0-day attacks
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    Top 10 spam subject lines revealed

    Top 10 spam subject lines revealed Spam-distributed malware back with a vengeance, Symantec reveals top ten spam subject lines
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    Fake malware websites created at a rate of over 57 000 per week

    Fake malware websites created at a rate of over 57 000 per week According to Panda Security 57 000 fake websites are created weekly for the purposes of infecting and attacking user computers
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