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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.

Russian Hacker Gang Targets Bank Accounts Without Fear

- A Russian hacking outfit has stolen 463,000 usernames and passwords since 2005, according to a security researcher at SecureWorks Inc.

Quick Bytes: Malware Confidential

- Malware has quadrupled and is increasingly targeting confidential information, according to Symantec.

A Site to See: VirusTotal

- This month's Site to See scans files up to 10 megabytes in size through 29 antivirus programs.

Malware Check

- Interested in a thorough malware check of your system? The Web site lets you upload any file, up to 10 megabytes in size, and have it scanned by 29 antivirus programs.

Malware Targets Legitimate Sites

- Malware is infiltrating legitimate business sites, delivering increasingly dangerous payloads, according to Sophos.

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