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The Moon router worm. Your anti-virus has probably been updated to detect it, but won’t protect you

What’s unusual about The Moon worm is that it doesn’t infect computers. In fact, it never gets as far as your PC.

And that means up-to-date anti-virus software running on your computer isn’t going to stop it. Find out more.


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Worryingly, CryptoLocker ransomware turns from a Trojan… into a worm

As if CryptoLocker wasn’t causing enough problems by infecting and locking thousands of innocent users’ Windows computers, security researchers have discovered a new variant of the ransomware that takes its propagation to a new level.


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The names and faces behind the ‘onMouseOver’ Twitter worm attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Twitter ‘onMouseOver’ security flaw widely exploited

The Twitter website is being widely exploited by users who have stumbled across a flaw which allows messages to pop-up and third-party websites to open in your browser just by moving your mouse over a link. In a worrying development, messages are also spreading virally exploiting the cross-site-scripting (XSS) vulnerability without the consent of users.


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95% say Facebook needs to do more to fight clickjacking worms, poll reveals

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Viral clickjacking ‘Like’ worm hits Facebook users

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Allaple worm author sentenced to jail

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Worm author tells media he initially infected 100 iPhones

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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First iPhone worm discovered – ikee changes wallpaper to Rick Astley photo

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Real-life worm causes computer crash

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Russian social networking worm wipes hard drive files

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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