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Google Play still fights adware, malware, researchers report

Analysis finds that Google Play still battles apps bearing malware, but the estimates vary with the research.

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New Flash exploit used to distribute credential-stealing malware

The exploit is embedded into documents distributed as email attachments, researchers from Kaspersky Lab said.

Prominent cryptographers targeted by malware attacks

Other cryptographers were also targeted by the same attackers, the researcher said

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Hackers use a trick to deliver Zeus banking malware

Zeus is encrypted and contained in an ".enc" file, which security products allow through, according to Malcovery Security.

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Russian man pleads guilty in SpyEye malware case

Aleksandr Panin, arrested last year, was the primary developer of the banking fraud malware, says the U.S. Department of Justice.

Malicious Java app infects Mac, Linux systems with DDoS bot

Cybercrooks are again exploiting Java's cross-platform design to install and spread bots.

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The top 5 security threats to watch for in 2014

Duck now: We're already knee-deep in data breaches, and this year also brings the imminent demise of Windows XP support and the certain rise of mobile malware.

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Holder: DOJ is investigating Target data breach

The attorney general told the Senate Judiciary Committee that his agency is investigating who's behind the data breach that compromised as many as 110 million cards and personal records.

Neiman Marcus says 'complex' malware defeated its security

The retailer's CIO says that the company exceeded security recommendations for handling card data.

New Windows malware tries to infect Android devices connected to PCs

Researchers from Symantec found a Windows Trojan program that uses ADBto install online banking malware on Android devices