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CryptoLocker is Bad News

Ransomware in general is not exactly the nastiest malware out there, but a new variant – called CryptoLocker – is particularly worrisome because it actually does what most ransomw...
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Morris Worm Turns 25

This weekend we had a memorable date. It marked 25 years since the publication of the first computer malware that was widespread enough to be featured in the news. The famous Morr...
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A Malware Classification

At Kaspersky, we take our responsibility to keep you guarded against attacks very seriously, which is why we’re continuously familiarizing you with the latest methods that are out...
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The Big Four Banking Trojans

Banking trojans are like rats, you kick a trashcan and six of them go scurrying off in every direction. Most of them you’ll read about once and never again. But there is a b...
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10 Signs of a Malware Infection

Even if you follow all the Cardinal Rules of system security — you regularly update your operating system and programs, avoid spam like the plague and never click through on suspi...
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How to Fight Rootkits

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself ...