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Are advertisements showing up in your browser (no matter whether you use Internet Explorer, Firefox or Chrome) on sites that you’ve never seen ads on before; or, do the ads seem different from what you’ve seen before? Your system might be affected by adware that injects advertisements into sites as you browse, such as Adware:Win32/InfoAtoms and […]

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As we first reported in the Microsoft Security Report Volume 13, Keygens have become the number one threat reported by users of Microsoft antimalware products. The research also indicates that 76 percent of users that downloaded Keygen or software cracks were also exposed to other, more dangerous malware.  Keygens are typically not very dangerous on their own. However, […]

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Wecykler is a family of worms, that shares some similarities with the Worm:Win32/Autorun family, in that it that takes advantage of removable drives attached to an infected system in order to propagate to other machines. They target users’ familiarity with the content of drives (files and directories) disguising as directories with existing and catchy names […]

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