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Security Software for Free

- ING Direct USA has begun offering its customers a suite of free solutions to keep their computers malware free.

Google's New Chrome Browser Vulnerable to Exploits

- Despite the two vulnerabilities discovered, Google has received much praise for Chrome's security features.

Don't Fall Victim to Hurricane Gustav Phishing Scams

- SANS Internet Storm Center lists the slew of domain names registered around relief efforts for victims of hurricanes Gustav and Hanna, many of which are malicious in nature.

Behind the Numbers: Phishing Sites Lives Decrease


Quick Bytes: Travel Advisory

- Web surfers are 41 percent more likely to visit malware-infected sites this year than last year, according to McAfee.

Fighting Malware Globally

- A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development says malware's spread has become so severe that international cooperation is needed to stem the onslaught.

Hackers Have the Last Laugh

- "Cursing out" hackers on fraudulent log-in screens accessed through a phishing e-mail can unleash a hack attack, according to a researcher at SecureWorks Inc.

U.S. Federal Legislation: Online Decency

- A bill (S. 1965) designed to protect children from indecent online content has been approved by the Senate and is now pending in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Malware's Tidal Wave

- The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development reports that better cooperation among nations is the only way to combat a rising tide of Internet malware.

Web Surfing

- Web surfers beware: you’re 41 percent more likely to visit a malware-infected site this year than you were last year, says a McAfee study.

Beware Breaking News Spam E-mails

- Spammers are inundating inboxes with fake breaking news e-mails that lead to spoofed Web sites of and

Estonia to Help Georgia Fight Back Against Cyberattacks

- Two Estonian computer security experts will arrive in Georgia tonight to help the country counteract a host of cyberattacks.

Security Pros Get Scammed by Black Hat Hackers

- By posting fake profiles of prominent computer security professionals, two hackers showed Black Hat hacking conference attendees how even skeptical security experts can get scammed.

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