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U.S. charges nine with distributing Zeus malware

Two defendants face arraignment in federal court Friday, charged with distributing the malware that helped siphon millions of dollars from U.S. accounts.

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Stung by file-encrypting malware, researchers fight back

Ransomware programs such as CryptoDefense, CryptorBit and HowDecrypt have left users enraged -- and often helpless

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Windows XP still going strong despite looming end of support deadline

Microsoft may be giving up on Windows XP, but many users don't appear to be ready to do the same.

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Google cracks down on shady ads and app-promotion tactics in Google Play

Google makes developers responsible for keeping scammy stuff like simulated system alerts and sudden redirects out of their apps. The company also sets curbs on pornography.

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Watch out for photos containing malware

That adorable picture of a cute kitten may contain claws. Here's how photos on the Internet can infect your PC.

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Full Disclosure security mailing list reborn under new management

Nmap creator sets up a replacement for the recently closed Full Disclosure security mailing list.

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A thin lifeline for XP users: New Malwarebytes suite will support the older OS

The new Anti-Malware Premium suite unites five technologies under a new interface, including a behavior-based detection engine and a brute-force startup-and-scan tool.

Bugs & Fixes: With exploit roaming in the wild, Adobe updates Flash and Air

Anything that makes Flash safer is good. In this case, a known exploit makes the update well worth your time.

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Report: Average of 82,000 new malware threats per day in 2013

Targeted attacks and data breaches were the year's most popular methods according to a new report from Panda Security.

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McAfee shines a light on the dangers of the Dark Web

McAfee's Q4 2013 Threat Report details an underworld of off-the-shelf, plug-and-play exploit kits and malicious certificates.