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Malware now hiding in search results

Victims of malware infection often have little chance of researching what has hit them using search engine results, security company Prevx has discovered.

The transistor in 1948 - stuck on page 46

It is over sixty years since the invention of the transistor, on December 16th, an event that must have happened in a room somewhere off the long, serious marble corridors of Bell Laboratories' famous Murray Hill facility in New Jersey.

Webmail 'extortion attack' underwhelms

An alarming "new form" of cyber-extortion uncovered by security vendor Websense in recent days now looks as if it could be nothing more than an elaborate practical joke.

New version of Skype now harder to detect

Skype-blocking companies have been scrambling to update their products after the recent release of a new version of the software that is even harder to detect and block.

Security vendor hit by spite attack

Security company Prevx has released details of a bizarre mini-war that has developed between itself and the creators of the notorious Gromozon malware website.

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