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Posts Tagged ‘malware’

US ranked as world malware hotspot

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

Computer users in the United States using Microsoft Windows are the most likely to have some form of malware on their computer, judging by statistics released by Microsoft.

A malicious software removal tool from the software giant has removed malware from a staggering 2.2m PC’s in the USA in August, more than the other nine top countries combined. (more…)

More than half suffer from “computer rage”

Friday, April 3rd, 2009

Shouting or throwing a tantrum at a computer could be beneficial for users after research revealed that half of Brits suffer from “computer rage”. (more…)

Parking ticket ruse opens up virus threats

Friday, February 6th, 2009

A malware scam in the US is utilising somewhat low-tech tactics to attract potential victims, with hackers issuing fake parking tickets to vehicles across car parks in Grand Forks, North Dakota. (more…)

Malware secrets hidden in website flaws

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

More than half of corporate websites could be exposing their visitors to malicious software, according to a new report. (more…)

Google puts malware warning down to human error

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

A “bug” that caused the Google search to treat search results as malicious has been put down to “human error” by the search engine. (more…)