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  • Crooks trying out new tactics to spread fake AV

    20.08.2014

    Infection numbers of well-established fake AV families have reached the lowest level in years, and Microsoft researchers believe the drop is the result of the antimalware industry's efforts and greater user awareness.

  • How does a rogue ad network function?

    27.06.2014

    It's a well known fact that a considerable chunk of Internet traffic is bogus, made by infected computers that visit sites and click on adverts chosen by malicious actors.

  • Fake Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015 offers lead to malware and scams

    02.04.2014

    Scammers are taking advantage of Bitdefender's good reputation and are luring victims in with promises of free downloads of "Bitdefender Antivirus Plus 2015," the company warns.

  • Popular Swedish news site latest link to fake AV infection

    06.02.2014

    The website of popular Swedish tabloid Aftonbladet has been compromised to redirect visitors to a website sporting bogus infection warnings in order to trick them into buying a fake AV solution.

  • How a fake antivirus attack works

    03.02.2014

    Earlier this month, Invincea researchers have warned about visitors of video-sharing website Dailymotion being targeted with malicious ads leading to bogus infection warnings and the download of a fake AV solution.




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Emerging cloud threats and how to address them

Posted on 15 September 2014.  |  Public and community clouds can be appealing targets for hackers looking to disrupt or steal information from scores of organizations with one successful strike. Here are some emerging security threats and issues cloud providers and their clients should be aware of.


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