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Study: Health Related Web Sites Leak Your Personal Data

Health related information is very personal, which makes it prized by businesses and by cyber criminals. A study conducted by Timothy Libert, a doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School for Communication has found that there is a significant...

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Want $3 Million? Find Botnet Admin Evgeniy Bogachev

It is a sign of the times that a cyber criminal makes the FBI’s top 10 most wanted list. And the Feds are serious about finding him. The United States Department of State’s Transnational Organized Crime Rewards Program is offering a reward of up to $3 million for infor...

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Mozilla Releases Critical Security Updates for FireFox, Thunderbird

Security updates released this week by Mozilla include security fixes for numerous vulnerabilities in Firefox, Firefox ESR, and Thunderbird. These include three critical security updates for vulnerabilities that a remote attacker could exploit to obtain sensitive information...

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Tax Season is Identity Theft Season

The only thing cybercriminals like more than activities that expose social security numbers are ones that involve debit/credit card transactions. With millions of people filing their taxes online, which can involve both, it should be no surprise that the bad guys will be out...

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Lenovo Users at Risk for Man-in-the-Middle Attacks from Superfish

Lenovo has had some explaining to do this week. Lenovo has been shipping laptops and personal computers since 2010 with adware it uses to inject advertising into their customer’s browsers. That might come as unpleasant surprise to Lenovo users, but what is more important is...

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Comodo Antispam Gateway Filters 100 millionth Spam Email

Comodo announced today announced that our Cloud-based AntiSpam Gateway (ASG) service filtered its 100 millionth spam email this month with over 645,0000 viruses blocked. Spam costs time and time is money. Comodo ASG users have more time and money because of this state of the...

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Study: Most Used Antivirus Take up to 6 Months to Catch Threats

The four most used antivirus have been put to the test and found wanting. We are not surprised. Comodo long ago concluded that the conventional approach to Internet security, which relies on preventing harm by detecting known threats, is fundamentally flawed. That’s why we h...

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AOL Ad Networks Distributing Malvertising

It was first reported in early January that AOL ad distribution networks were serving malware infected ads on high profile web sites, such as the Huffington Post. Worse, they apparently had been serving the malicious ads since last October. Now, a month later, researchers at...

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“Free Porn” Costly to 100,000 Facebook Users

Hackers know some people just can’t resist the allure of free porn, as 100,000 Facebook users learned the hard way. In just 2 days this week 100,000 Facebook users downloaded malware disguised as free porn. In this case, free comes with an unexpected cost. When the use...

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10 Steps to Avoid Identity Theft

Identity theft is the fastest growing crime and is costing Americans millions of dollars, not to mention the many hours wasted resolving issues. Here are some tips to keep your identity safe: Shred personal records. Hackers still literally resort to “dumpster diving” t...

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