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Image courtesy of Flickr user swanksalot While the news that U.S. forces killed Osama bin Laden probably came as a big surprise to all of us, the use of the topic to spread malware should be a surprise to no … Continue reading

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Image via. Any time there’s an upcoming movie with an extremely dedicated fan base, you can expect to find cyber-crooks trying to take advantage of the fanaticism to make money.

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Phishing scams are becoming more common with the universal spread of social media. One recent victim was a journalist, who used the incident to educate the rest of us (link). Twitter is by far the most fertile ground, due to the … Continue reading

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