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Flash ads responsible for overwriting clipboard

For those of you that are interested: that nasty bit of malware that kept copying a spam-url over the clipboard contents is contained within a malicious Flash ad, which appears on a number of major websites. Zero Day has the details, but the gist of it is that a banner is responsible for spamming your [...]

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Newest malware truly cross-platform

It seems that the Javascript-based malware that I mentioned last week has been spotted on Linux systems as well. Welcome to the future of cross-platform malware!  Around the time I posted the original update, there were some funny posts in the Ubuntu forums about this. Read them yourself or enjoy this snippet:  <question>: i can not [...]

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