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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.

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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

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Cybercrooks developing dangerous new file-encrypting ransomware, researchers warn

The new threat might be even more difficult to remove than CryptoLocker, which plagued users in recent months

Malware from Yahoo ads did not affect US and Mac and mobile users

Users in North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America weren't served the ads that spread malware in Europe, Yahoo says.

Malware delivered to thousands via ads on Yahoo.com

Yahoo has removed an ad after malware delivery was found by security firm Fox-IT.