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Spam with malicious attachments rising

While the volume of spam messages is falling, the number of messages containing malicious attachments increased, meaning that spam is growing more dangerous even as it becomes …

Autorun-based threats account for 12% of global infections

Bitdefender announced that more than four years after Autorun was eliminated from operating systems, worms that take advantage of the antiquated feature account for more than …

What’s in your daily slice of spam?

Just as the original spam – the tinned meat of 50 years ago – prompted people to wonder just what it contained, so too does the spam of the internet age. …

Optimize Android for free with Bitdefender Power Tune-Up

Bitdefender launched Power Tune-Up, a free app to maximize the performance of your Android while sparing battery power and controlling data traffic. “Bitdefender is …

Scammers advertise Pinterest bots on Facebook

Internet scammers have launched a paid advertising campaign on Facebook targeting Pinterest fans, bringing the hunt for victims to a higher level of investment and …

Trojan hijacks often-used DLL file for stealthier approach

A new dropper Trojan has been detected by BitDefender researchers, and this one utilizes an interesting technique in order to hide from antivirus software installed on the …

Unwanted apps on Android smartphones

Third-party Android markets have always been the favorite means of malicious app dissemination, especially in regions like Asia, where users don’t have access to the …

“Frankenmalware” active in the wild

If you’re not careful and you don’t use anti-malware software, you might end up with various viruses, Trojans and worms on your computer. But, according to …

Tool to detect Carrier IQ

Bitdefender announced the availability of a new tool that identifies the presence of the controversial mobile network diagnostic tool from Carrier IQ. Dubbed Carrier IQ …

Bitdefender prevents scams on Twitter

Bitdefender is adding a tool to its arsenal to prevent scams on Twitter. Safego has emerged successful from beta testing by Twitter users and will be incorporated into …

Virus Bulletin news tweets spread malware

Malware peddlers are known for using news of unfolding events as lures to trick curious users into clicking on an offered malicious link. This practice is most often seen on …

Photos: The dawn of a new Bitdefender

This week Help Net Security visited Bitdefender as it unveiled a complete reinvention of its brand spanning the entire product line and offered a glimpse into the features …

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