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Mobile devices become launchpads for DDoS attacks

An increasing number of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are coming from mobile devices, according to Prolexic Technologies.

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Target credit card data was sent to server in Russia

The data was quietly moved around on Target's network before it was sent to a US server, then to Russia.

Windows XP still on the way out, but anti-malware support for its users to continue

Microsoft said the decision will assist customers with their migrations away from Windows XP.

Forget badBios, NSA turns to pirate radio to target air gapped computers

It sounds like the plot of a summer blockbuster, but the New York Times reports that the National Security Agency can actively nab data and install malware on non-networked computers.

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Researchers: Tech support scammers are targeting mobile users

Researchers from security firm Malwarebytes spotted a tech support scam targeting smartphone and tablet users, while the Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers about scams offering tech support refunds.

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Target point-of-sale terminals were infected with malware

The company's CEO confirmed that attackers used malware to steal credit and debit card data from PoS systems

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How to recover files after a malware attack

Today’s malware can hold your precious files hostage and demand a ransom. Here’s how to get those files back.

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How to rescue your PC from ransomware

Don't negotiate with e-terrorists. Be a hero and rescue your hostage PC.

With the new year comes a new wave of ransomware

Ransomware has been around for a few years but it has become increasingly sophisticated

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Yahoo's malware-pushing ads linked to larger malware scheme

Cisco found hundreds of related suspicious domains that are probably used to push malware