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Linux Mint site hacked, users unwittingly download backdoored operating system

Linux users should not fool themselves into believing that they are somehow magically immune from malware attacks.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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Mac malware: Tsunami backdoor variants discovered

New variants of the latest Mac malware – the Tsunami backdoor Trojan – have been discovered.

The sky is not falling, and Mac users should not panic. But it may still be prudent to ensure your computers are protected against this and other Mac threats.


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Tsunami backdoor for Mac OS X discovered

The Tsunami Mac backdoor allows cybercriminals to gain access to your Mac computer and launch denial-of-service attacks against third-party websites.


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Spammed-out Japanese Tsunami video links lead to malware attack

Scammers and cybercriminals feast upon natural disasters such as the earthquake and tsunami in Japan in their desire to make money and infect computers.


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Don’t fall for Japanese Tsunami charity scams

An email claiming to come from the British Red Cross, is actually designed to put money into a scammer’s pocket rather than help victims of the Japanese tsunami.

Make sure you don’t fall for a cybercriminal scam.


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Fukushima radiation hoax SMS message spreads in Philippines

A hoax SMS text message claiming that radiation may hit the Philippines, following explosions that have rocked Japan’s Fukushima nuclear power plant, have caused such a problem that authorities in Manila have issued an official denial.


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Japanese Tsunami RAW Tidal Wave Footage – Bogus CNN video scams Facebook users

Facebook users are being tricked into clicking on links which claim to be raw CNN footage of the Japanese tsunami by cold-hearted scammers – as part of a plot to earn money by driving web traffic to take online surveys.


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Japanese Tsunami Launches Whale Into Building? It’s a Facebook clickjack scam

Sick-minded scammers are up to their dirty tricks again, trying to make a quick buck out of the Japanese earthquake and subsequent tsunami which has shocked people around the world.

This time they promise a video of a whale launched into a building by the power of the tsunami.


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Twitter hacker spreads Tsunami warning from government advisor’s account

A sick-minded hacker has broken into an Indonesian official’s Twitter account, and spread a warning of an imminent tsunami in Jakarta.


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