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Cybercrooks developing dangerous new file-encrypting ransomware, researchers warn

The new threat might be even more difficult to remove than CryptoLocker, which plagued users in recent months

Malware from Yahoo ads did not affect US and Mac and mobile users

Users in North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America weren't served the ads that spread malware in Europe, Yahoo says.

Malware delivered to thousands via ads on Yahoo.com

Yahoo has removed an ad after malware delivery was found by security firm Fox-IT.

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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.