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Does your computer have malware? Here are the telltale signs

Viruses, Trojans, and worms, oh, my! These symptoms are warning signs that you might have an infected PC.

The Regin malware threat: Real protections against a mysterious danger

Regin's a puzzle, with a long career that apparently has yet to affect the U.S. If that should happen, however, the classic protective measures will be your best defense.

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New ransomware CoinVault allows users to decrypt one file for free

Cybercriminals use a popular freebie tactic in an attempt to increase the success rate of its ransomware.

BadUSB: What you can do about undetectable malware on a flash drive

We've known for years that malware can spread via portable storage. But BadUSB shows that scanning the drive may not be sufficient.

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Microsoft: Competing AV vendors need to remember who the bad guys are

Some vendors, particularly in China, are playing hardball to get their antivirus products installed

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Apple blocks infected WireLurker apps from running

The company advised that people stick to trusted sources for downloading apps

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Chinese iOS devices fall prey to invasive WireLurker malware

Thousands of users may be infected with malware that collects data from an iOS device, Palo Alto Networks said--though the malware is only found in a third-party app store that offers free versions of premium software.

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'Dridex' malware revives Microsoft Word macro attacks

Macro attacks fell out of favor years ago but are coming back, Trend Micro said. The new (old) target? Microsoft Word.

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Massive malvertising campaign on Yahoo, AOL and other sites delivers ransomware

The malicious ads exploited vulnerabilities to install the CryptoWall ransomware on computers, researchers from Proofpoint said

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Android ransomware 'Koler' turns into a worm, spreads via SMS

The Koler ransomware locks the device screen and displays fake messages from police agencies