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Demystifying Tor

The Onion Router Tor, one of the resources on Darknet, has been known for a long time. At first it was only known of by experts and enthusiasts interested in

CryptoLocker is Bad News

Ransomware in general is not exactly the nastiest malware out there, but a new variant – called CryptoLocker – is particularly worrisome because it actually does what most ransomware merely

Morris Worm Turns 25

This weekend we had a memorable date. It marked 25 years since the publication of the first computer malware that was widespread enough to be featured in the news. The

A Malware Classification

At Kaspersky, we take our responsibility to keep you guarded against attacks very seriously, which is why we’re continuously familiarizing you with the latest methods that are out there and

How to Fight Rootkits

Security professionals and enthusiasts are aware of rootkits, but general audiences typically don’t know about this kind of malware, which is specifically designed to hide itself and its activity in