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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.

Wi-Fi 'virus' could be used to attack wireless access points

Researchers used a specially-crafted virus called ‘Chameleon’ to attack access points, which could then spread the malware along wirelessly.

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Android malware using TOR anonymity network makes a debut

Using TOR makes it more difficult to trace the command-and-control server

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Neiman Marcus says fewer payment cards exposed in breach than first thought

Around 350,000 credit and debit cards were exposed in the incident -- not 1.1 million as first feared.

Is 'malware' too lame a name for the nasty stuff out there?

What's in a name? For one security expert, not enough when the name is "malware."

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Report: Malware-infected Android apps spike in the Google Play store

Where's My Droid and Speed Night were cited as the most downloaded malicious apps.