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Viruses, Worms and Trojans: What's the difference?

No one likes all the technical jargon and often the “jargon” is used incorrectly. I am going to try and make this as simple as possible without being long-winded or waffling.  385 more words

Thequickclick

Vaccine for Ebola virus - Quick, fast-acting, single dose

During 2014, the outbreak of the West African Makona strain of Ebola Zaire virus killed nearly 10,000 and caused worldwide concern. With increasing population growth in West Africa, the frequency of contact between humans and natural Ebola virus hosts such as bats will likely rise, potentially leading to more catastrophic outbreaks. 280 more words

Research

What causes new diseases to surface?

Lately there has been a lot of diseases surfacing (or should I say resurfacing), diseases such as Ebola and more recently measles had been around in the past but with modern medicine I really thought we had seen the last of those bastards. 301 more words

Think Tank

Fake email from CDC Consulting contains Upatre trojan

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Annual report”.

This email is send from the spoofed address “olivia <olivia@cdc.co.uk>” and has the following body: 96 more words

Viruses

Malware download from "eBay GMBH" (German Ebay)

Clearly not from the German version of eBay, but posting this here just in case anyone gets the same email and Googles for it.

Rechnung für  noch offen: Nummer 19879661…

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Fraud

Fake fax message from mass.fax@faxik.co.uk contains trojan

MX Lab, http://www.mxlab.eu, started to intercept a new trojan distribution campaign by email with the subject “Fax #5678228 (number will change with each email)”. 101 more words

Viruses

Ebola Goes Viral Over Social Media

As the Ebola outbreak started to spread and patients were brought to the United States, the news was flooded with media in regards to the illness. 236 more words

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