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Gumblar Botnet Gets Trickier

A report from ThreatPost.com says the Gumblar botnet is shifting tactics in order to evade detection, but also to try and keep botnet researchers from obtaining and analyzing the new versions of Gumblar. Apparently, the newer versions perform a test to see what country a newly-infected machine is located in. This geolocation check happens during […]

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Evil, Evil Facebook

Is Facebook Secretly Adding Apps To Your Profile? When software is secretly installed on your computer without your permision, it's called malware. But what is it when Facebook does it? What if when you visited certain sites while logged in to Facebook, an app for those sites was secretly added to your Facebook profile? What […]

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Malware Targeting Apple iPad Users

Well, it was too good to last and too tempting a target to ignore. Malware specifically targeting Apple iPad users has been found in the wild, according to Sabina Datcu, a technology writer for the anti-virus firm BitDefender.  The iPad is not the actual target- the malware actually attempts to infect the Windows PCs that […]

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