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Survey: IT pros not concerned about NSA spying

Despite all of the attention it has received in the media, government hacking ranks low as a concern for security professionals according to a new survey from AppRiver.

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New crimeware tool Dendroid makes it easier to create Android malware, researchers warn

The tool can be used to add malicious functionality to legitimate applications, researchers from Symantec said.

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Bugs & Fixes: The Moon Worm slinks by Linksys E-series routers

There's no real fix for this malware yet, but you can thwart it by keeping a specific setting disabled.

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Need your Mt. Gox bitcoins back? Steer clear of this website

A suspicious website tries to get people to download what is likely a bogus version of Flash player.

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Sears says it finds no evidence yet of data breach

Sears is the latest large retailer to investigate a possible data breach.

FBI plans malware-tracking system to alert users

The FBI plans to introduce a malware-analysis system this year to help businesses and the public share information about cyberattacks.

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FireEye names malware's favorite targets, sources

Malware activity has become so pervasive globally that attack servers are now hosted in 206 countries and territories.

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SpyEye author suspected of also unleashing bank Trojan

Fox-IT spots similarities in the code of several pieces of malware and suggests the source is an imprisoned hacker.

Still got Bitcoin? Protect it from malware, experts warn

Businesses considering accepting Bitcoins or other forms of cryptocurrency should be prepared to battle a rising number of malware aimed at emptying digital wallets.

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Gameover malware tougher to kill with new rootkit component

The rootkit works on 32-bit and 64-bit Windows versions and protects the malware's components from being deleted.