While the volume of spam messages is falling, the number of messages containing malicious attachments increased, meaning that spam is growing more dangerous even as it becomes less prevalent, according to a Bitdefender study.
Bitdefender announced that more than four years after Autorun was eliminated from operating systems, worms that take advantage of the antiquated feature account for more than one of every ten computer infections worldwide.
Just as the original spam – the tinned meat of 50 years ago - prompted people to wonder just what it contained, so too does the spam of the internet age.
Bitdefender launched Power Tune-Up, a free app to maximize the performance of your Android while sparing battery power and controlling data traffic.
Internet scammers have launched a paid advertising campaign on Facebook targeting Pinterest fans, bringing the hunt for victims to a higher level of investment and sophistication to online social fraud, according to Bitdefender.
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