20
Apr

Google Warns of New Redirect Virus

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Earlier this week, Google notified over 20,000 websites that they may have been infected by JavaScript redirect viruses.  The widespread attack targeted specific webpages, as opposed to entire websites as a whole, and may have infected even more than 20,000 websites. Part of the problem with this new redirect virus is the fact that it uses unfamiliar JavaScript. Google is warning webmasters to
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8
Apr

Nearly 600,000 Macs Hit With Dangerous Botnet Virus

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One of the biggest antivirus stories of the week comes from an unlikely place: Macs. That’s right, a system previously believed (mistakenly) to be free from virus problems is now the victim of one of the largest botnet attacks in recent years. A Russian antivirus firm is reporting that approximately 550,000 computers running Mac OSX in Canada and the United States have been afflicted by the v
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27
Mar

Antivirus Program Could Change the Fate of Iran’s Nuclear Program

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Iran’s nuclear facilities have been in the news a lot lately. Western leaders worry about the dangers of a country like Iran having nuclear capabilities, while countries like Israel and even America try to decide if and when they should invade the country. But none of this matters if a virus gets to Iran’s nuclear program before it comes to fruition. That’s right: Iran’s entire nuclear
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