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Is Twitter Gearing Up For a Malware Crackdown?

By Andrew Tarantola on at

Have you ever gotten a random DM from someone you weren't following, pleading you to click through a blind link for McDonald's Gift Cards — but instead of a gift card, there's only a website laden with Trojans and malware? Well, Twitter just acquired a company that could put an end to all those shenanigans.

McAfee's Been Letting Spammers Use You as Their Patsy

By Sam Gibbs on at

Ironically all that spam you get in your inbox might be McAfee’s fault. A flaw has been found in one of its anti-malware programs that’s meant to protect you from this kind of thing. It allows spammers to hijack your computer and flood the world with spam using you as their unwilling accomplice.