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Malicious ads distributed 'on a large scale' by Zedo, Google's DoubleClick ad networks

The advertisements redirect victims to the Nuclear exploit kit, which tries to install the Zemot malware.

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These 5 antivirus suites keep potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) from biting

Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) pack a nasty bite if left unchecked. The antivirus suite you already have may be able to catch and muzzle them.

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The game is not yet over for Gameover Zeus botnet

F-Secure's latest Threat Report highlights concerns that the force behind CryptoLocker ransomware was disabled but not destroyed.

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Cyberespionage group uses port of Windows backdoor to attack OS X

The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.

Crime pays very well: Cryptolocker grosses up to $30 million in ransom

The Cryptolocker crew has raked in a reported $30 million in ransom - and seems to be running their illegal data hijacking ring like a legit business.

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Botnet malware discovered on Healthcare.gov server

A server connected to Healthcare.gov had botnet malware on it, but the malicious code was never used and no personal information was compromised.

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Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found.

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CryptoWall ransomware held over 600K computers hostage, encrypted 5 billion files

The gang behind this dangerous ransomware program has earned US$1 million so far, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said

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Security vulnerabilities on the decline but risk assessment is often flawed, says IBM

The number of vulnerabilities could reach a three-year low in 2014, but correctly assessing their risk can be hard, IBM researchers said

Bots, both good and evil, dominate the Internet

60% of all internet traffic are from bots and half them are out to cause havok.