Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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Blast from the past: stowaway Virut delivered with Chinese DDoS bot

A recent Chinese drive-by attack dropped Virut, an ancient virus that’s been out of commission since 2013. So what was it doing in this modern attack?

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Our computers, ourselves: digital vs. biological security

People often wonder how computer and biological viruses are the same. We compare the two, and what our computers and bodies do to fight them—it’s digital vs. biological security.

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What’s the difference between antivirus and anti-malware?

There are key differences between antivirus and anti-malware software that go beyond semantics. Read on to learn what they are.

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ILOVEYOU – SPAM

It’s been 15 years since the infamous ILOVEYOU (Love Letter) email virus, but despite the warnings, billions of dollars in damages, and countless attacks attributed to email, users have yet to learn the dangers of downloading unsolicited attachments.

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Virus or Malware

Viruses come in many shapes and flavors, but not every malware is a virus.

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PSA: Tech Support Scams Pop-Ups on the Rise

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a public service announcement warning about a “new twist to the telephone tech support scam”. This new type of scam goes beyond the social engineering aspect and threatens users with actual malware. Find out what this scam is about and most importantly how to stop and/or avoid it.

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Chameleon WiFi Virus Spreads Like a Cold

Chameleon WiFi virus silently infects access points.

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ATM and Point-of-Sale Terminals Malware: The Bad Guys Just Never Stop!

If you use your debit or credit card to buy groceries or get cash out of an ATM you might want to know that the bad guys could have a piece of it.

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