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Crafty downloads: they had you at 'free'

Security researchers from Google have published the results of a year-long investigation into the practice of pay-per-install software bundling - and they aren't impressed.

Research shows 12 new malware strains discovered every minute

A 64.8 percent spike of new malware strains have been discovered by researchers at G DATA.

The com[dot]com extension again directing users to fake sites

A new scheme has been uncovered making use of an old trick: capturing users who click on a link with a com[dot]com extension that will lead to fake websites.

Aggressive adware and PUPS 'increase vulnerability to malware'

Apps that exploit users for advertising revenues and in-app purchases worsen mobile phone performance and collect unnecessary data, potentially increasing vulnerability.