RiskIQ, a security intelligence firm, said at the recent Online Trust Alliance conference that the online advertising industry could be hurt by malicious software spreading through commercial advertisements, according to USA Today.
A report from Carnegie Mellon University said internet security and privacy tools are confusing and ineffective for many users, with commonly available "opt-out" tools in web browsers the most difficult things for people who go online.
According to The Associated Press, Slovenian authorities have detained a man who allegedly is responsible for a virus that has infected 12 million computers across the world.
In an effort to make internet security safer everywhere, Indian authorities have seized computer equipment from a data center in Mumbai thought to be a cog in sending out malicious Duqu software that is thought to be a large security threat, according to news sources.
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