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Cryptolocker ransomware variant targets USB drives

A copycat of the widespread Cryptolocker malware is taking aim at P2P file-sharers.

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Mobile gadgets security called biggest challenge for business

Malware and other attacks are increasingly aimed at mobile devices connecting to business networks, a survey reveals.

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Why 2013 was the year of the personal data breach

We look back at a year when cybersecurity hit very, very close to home.

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Beware ransomware, mobile malware in 2014, McAfee says

Cybercriminals are expected to increasingly use ransomware, malware, and hacktivism to move further into the lucrative business market.

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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Bogus AV program uses 12 stolen digital certificates to make the malware look legit

Hackers are regularly stealing code-signing certificates from developers, according to Microsoft

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Tech threats abound beyond spam, malware during holidays

You know to beware while shopping online, but even brick-and-mortar outlets harbor technical security issues.

Zeus banking malware resurfaces in 64-bit version

Kaspersky Lab finds a new version of the infamous banking malware is making the rounds.

Bots, both good and evil, dominate the Internet

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

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Point-of-sale malware infections on the rise, researchers warn

Researchers from Arbor Networks and IntelCrawler identify new attacks using malware designed for point-of-sale systems.