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Expired domain names used by crooks to serve up malicious ads

Expired domain names used by crooks to serve up malicious ads

Written by on March 17, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

(Reuters) – Expired domain names are becoming the latest route for cyber criminals to find their way into the computers of unsuspecting users. Cyber criminals launched a malicious advertising campaign this week targeting visitors of popular news and entertainment websites after gaining ownership of an expired web domain of an advertising company. Users visiting the […]

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Apple takes action against malicious apps that snuck through system

Apple takes action against malicious apps that snuck through system

Written by on September 21, 2015 in News with 0 Comments

BOSTON (Reuters) – Apple Inc said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet. The company disclosed the effort after several cyber security firms reported finding a malicious program dubbed XcodeGhost that was embedded […]

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