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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.

Two arrested in Germany for hacking computers they used to generate bitcoins

The suspects used malware to build a botnet, German police said.

Sneaky software turns your PC into a Bitcoin-mining zombie -- and owns up to it in the EULA

What's more brazen than a toolbar sucking up your system resources to mine for Bitcoins? A toolbar that announces its plans to hog your CPU in its terms of service agreement.

Malware ransom drops to keep pace with Bitcoin price surge

The purveyors of the Cryptolocker Trojan have lowered their ransom demands in light of the soaring value of their preferred currency, Bitcoins, a security firm reports.

Researchers: Trojan program 'Neverquest' a new threat to online banking users

Kaspersky Lab researchers warn that attackers could start to aggressively distribute this malware in the near future.