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  • Blog Post: FBI warns against hotel net connections

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a warning earlier this month that travelers should be careful using Internet connections in hotels. Some travelers had inadvertently downloaded malicious software onto their computers when they accepted fake security updates. Reportedly, hackers had...
  • Blog Post: Conquering the Coreflood botnet

    The FBI and U.S. Department of Justice announced an operation to take down the Coreflood botnet. The term bot is short for robot. Criminals distribute malicious software (also known as malware) that can turn your computer into a bot (also known as a zombie). When this occurs, your computer can perform...
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