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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.


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

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Neverquest Trojan infiltrates banks, Kaspersky warns

Kaspersky Lab is seeing the rise of malware targeting systems used for online banking.

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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.


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.