Security experts warn against Kaspersky
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Former NSA cybersecurity analysts think it is too risky

Two former NSA security experts have warned those who are concerned about privacy or have sensitive information against using Kaspersky software

Macware has had a virus for years
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No one knew about it

A mysterious piece of malware has infected Macs for years and no-one new about it.

Macs are an attack magnet
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460,000 malware samples uncovered


The myth that Macs were somehow more secure than other operating systems too another battering today in the latest Threat Report by McAfee Labs.

Macs locked out by virus
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Pay-up or your Coldplay collection will sleep with the fishes

Mac users have been ransomware virus which locks computer users out of their files until they pay up.

Tsar Putin protects Zeus
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Pagan gods put faith in Russian Orthodox 

It seems that Russian Tsar Putin swings both ways – on one hand he is a rabid gay-hating Russian Orthodox on the other he is protecting a bloke who made Zeus a household name.

Groupon refuses to pay out on virus bounty
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Bounty hunter a little miffed

Discount and deal site Groupon has a novel way of dealing with bounty hunters who point out security flaws in its systems. It lets them discover the flaws and refuses to pay up.

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Upgrade dammit
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Malware becomes a 40 something
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Still more work needed
17 January 2011

Beware the Kama Sutra

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Will take over your computer