The fastest growing malware categories in the second half of 2011 were PPI (Pay-Per-Installs) and information stealers that target user credentials enabling the theft of key intellectual property and sensitive data, according to FireEye.
If you're not careful and you don't use anti-malware software, you might end up with various viruses, Trojans and worms on your computer.
Last week, information surfaced about a new version of Ramnit, which had stolen some Facebook credentials.
The researchers of Danish security firm CSIS warn about a new Facebook worm doing rounds and dropping malware.
Sophos reports that the subject line of the spam email makes it look like the bloody photos are coming from the AFP news agency, but the attached Bloody Photos_Gadhafi_Death.rar file is actually a worm that spreads using IRC.
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