Microsoft Malware Protection Center

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December, 2008

  • Merry Malware - You’d better watch out, you’d better think twice…

    With visions of sugarplums dancing through my head constantly from around September onwards, I eagerly (and somewhat obsessively) await the festive season every year. As heralded by my son opening the first box on his advent calendar this morning to liberate the toy hidden within, as far as I am concerned, Christmas is (finally!) upon us. It feels like it gets earlier every year, and this year is no exception – especially as far as the malware authors are concerned. There are several reports that...