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Malware On the Up and Up

Windows may be getting better at stopping malware, but unfortunately there is more malware to stop -- at least in hidden in e-mail messages.

M86 Security says this month has been particularly bad for this particular form of malware. In fact, spam-borne malware is the worst it's been in two years, the company says.

Like any good criminal organization, cybercriminal syndicates are rebuilding after taking a few beatings from law enforcement. Now they are working overtime to build bigger botnets and sell chumps fake security software.

When was the last time you got hit with malware? Spill the beans at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 08/19/2011 at 1:18 PM


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