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PHP.net compromised and used to attack visitors

Attackers injected malicious JavaScript code into the official website for the PHP programming language, redirecting some visitors' browsers to Flash exploits.

It's a trap! Malware disguises itself as Grand Theft Auto 5 for PC gamers

And to add insult to injury, you have to download 18GB of... something before the malware phishes for your personal info.

Webroot upgrades SecureAnywhere suites with phishing protection, support for iOS and Android devices

The cloud's the thing for Webroot's SecureAnywhere suites, which aim to stay nimble by living online and analyzing files on the fly. All suites protect against viruses, malware, and phishing. Two higher-end versions add iOS/Android support and system optimization tools.

7 top tactics of hack attacks

Most malware is mundane, but these innovative techniques are exploiting systems and networks of even the savviest users

Legit digital certificates mask some malware, McAfee warns

McAfee research indicates that a steep rise in the amount of malware signed with legitimate digital certificates—not forged or stolen ones—is a growing threat.

EU government telco provider was subjected to major attack

The Internet service and telco provider to all the European Union’s official institutions was subjected to a malware attack that “no single company or authority could withstand on its own” admitted the company’s secretary general on Thursday.