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UPS confirms data breach at 51 retail locations

The United Parcel Service (UPS) is the latest in a growing list of companies affected by data breaches. The company on Wednesday announced a data breach has taken place at more than 50 of its brick-and-mortar stores across 24 states in the…

Microsoft and Symantec kill Bamital search hijacking botnet

In partnership with Symantec, Microsoft has disrupted yet another botnet, marking its sixth takedown in the three years since starting Project MARS (Microsoft Active Response for Security). Called "Bamital," the malware network has evolved into several variations since Symantec began…

New Android malware spreads via infected websites

Mobile security firm, Lookout, warns of a new malware which may be spreading itself to unsuspecting Android handsets and tablets. Coined as "NotCompatible", the malware is being propagated via Android's web browser which is thought to be a first for the…

Sophos: 20% of Macs harbor Windows malware

Although folks are currently fixated on the Flashback botnet, Sophos draws attention to the fact that one in five Macs harbors some kind of Windows-oriented malware. The company gathered results over seven days from 100,000 Apple machines using its free antivirus program...