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Two more members of the Zeus #malware operation have been identified and held in custody following a complaint by Microsoft.

Yevhen Kulibaba and Yuriy Konovalenko have been added as defendants in one of the largest malware operation to date, according to the company.

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WARNING! A lottery #phishing #scam is flooding inboxes these days. Allegedly from The National Lottery Commission, the bait lures users not only with a link to the official lottery page, but also with what seems to be a legit e-mail address of the chief executive.

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Anatomy of a bug: latest Firefox 'new tab' feature thumbnails HTTPS pages.

About a week ago, popular IT news site The Register announced a security hole in Firefox.
Under the headline Firefox 'new tab' feature exposes users' secured info: Fix promised, El Reg decried the most recent Firefox release as "unlucky version 13".

http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/06/29/anatomy-of-a-bug-firefox-new-tab-feature-thumbnails-https-pages

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Find Out Which Websites are Tracking You Across the Web.

Have you ever wondered where the websites you visit send your information? Well, if you have, read on to find out about this new extension from Mozilla that will tell you how you are tracked across websites.

Editor’s Note: Most websites use cookies of some type, and all online advertisers do, including the advertisers on this site. You’re welcome to block cookies if that’s a worry.

http://www.howtogeek.com/117337/find-out-which-websites-are-tracking-you-across-the-web/

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Welcome to the next generation of the #1 ranked antivirus technology!

For 2013, Bitdefender takes #privacy and #security to new levels with Safepay —an exclusive, hacker-proof browser that automatically engages to shield all of your online banking and e-shopping transactions from cyber-criminals.  All the while, Autopilot’s Silent Security makes all the optimal security related decisions with no input from you.

Bitdefender 2013 is LIVE now on our website: http://bit.ly/Bitdefender2013

Feel free to share the good news! 
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On June 6, we joined other websites and ISPs in launching the next version of the Internet, IPv6—which is crucial to keep the Internet growing and sustainable. Take a look at this infographic about World IPv6 Launch for a snapshot of why we need IPv6 and where we are in its rollout. 

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28 Types of Computer Security Threats and Risks.

There are many types of computer security threats in this world. Some are pretty harmful while some are totally harmless although annoying. There are also some which does not do any damage to your computer, but has the capability to empty the numbers in your bank account.

http://www.itscolumn.com/2012/03/28-types-of-computer-security-threats-and-risks/

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Spokeo "people search" site has until next week to cough up $800,000,

Imagine you're trying to find a long lost friend.
Or someone you haven't seen for ages but whom you know will be a soft touch to lend you money.


http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2012/06/16/spokeo-people-search-site-has-until-next-week-to-cough-up-800000
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