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You practice safe computing, so why do you still see malware?

…just being connected to the internet and using email or doing some web browsing especially if you do image searches is likely to expose you to this darker side of computing. Second, a number of these pieces of malware point to people becoming exposed to not infected by malware by visiting trusted web sites…

There are a few things you can do to mitigate these risks on any computer:

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Fake Microsoft security update spreads Autorun worm | Naked Security

Have you received an email seemingly from Microsoft’s security team telling you to “Update your Windows”? ¬†Have you been sent a file called KB453396-ENU.zip and told to run it on your Windows computer?

Well, think twice before following the instructions.

Cybercriminals are up to their old tricks, spreading malware under the disguise of a critical security patch from Microsoft.

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