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Microsoft settles with No-IP in botnet hunt, after seizing its domains

Microsoft "regrets any inconvenience" caused by service outages, the company said.

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Vulnerability in AVG security toolbar puts IE users at risk

Bad design decisions could have enabled malware infections, researchers from CERT/CC said.

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Android bug lets apps make rogue phone calls

The flaw affects the majority of Android devices in use and could easily be exploited by malware to make premium-rate calls.

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Attack on Dailymotion redirected visitors to exploits

A rogue iframe injected into the site led visitors to exploits that installed a click-fraud Trojan program, researchers from Symantec said

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CosmicDuke will steal your login data and own your network

New white paper from F-Secure details CosmicDuke—a malware threat combining elements of two notorious malware variants.

Microsoft accidentally borks legit websites while hunting malware in No-IP takeover

No-IP claims Microsoft doesn't appear to be very good at DNS

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Microsoft's botnet-hunting domain seizure cramping other hacking campaigns, Kaspersky says

A variety of other sophisticated hacking campaigns used No-IP's infrastructure

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EFF sues the NSA to disclose use of software security flaws

The EFF filed suit against the NSA and ODNI Tuesday, seeking information about zero-day flaws.

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New malware program hooks into networking APIs to steal banking data

The Emotet malware can sniff information even from HTTPS connections, researchers from Trend Micro said.

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Rare text message worm targets Android devices

The new Selfmite Android malware spreads by sending text messages with a malicious link to the device owner's contacts