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Googles long suggested that Orkut, its other social network, was living on borrowed time, but today its finally confirmed that the end is coming. The search giant said today that itll shut down the service on September 30th in order to shift its focus to bigger projects like YouTube, Blogger and Google+. Although users in […]

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Brazilian cybercrime is based primarily on the spread of Trojan bankers. For some time now the country’s bad guys have been investing their efforts in new monetization schemes, the latest includes the use of adware. And the perfect place for distributing this sort of malware? Yes, that’s right – social networks. This is how “PimpMyWindow”, […]

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There’s nothing new in Brazilian cybercriminals exploiting social networks to distribute their malicious code. Orkut was first, followed by Twitter, and now it’s Facebook’s turn. Facebook is becoming increasingly popular in Brazil and we are witnessing more and more Brazilian bad guys switching their focus to it. We received some proof this weekend: a Brazilian […]

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