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03.01.16
Giant virus can protect itself against other viruses
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Giant virus can protect itself against other viruses

It has an immune system of its own similar to the CRISPR system in bacteria.

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02.06.16
Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity
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Yesteryear's malware was gorgeous in its simplicity

The Internet Archive has pacified MS DOS-era viruses and put them into The Malware Museum.

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01.13.16
Trend Micro anti-virus software leaves users open to attack
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Trend Micro anti-virus software leaves users open to attack

Google engineer Tavis Ormandy finds another hole in another popular AV product.

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10.02.15
Scientists can watch HIV spread through a mouse in real time
10.02.15

Scientists can watch HIV spread through a mouse in real time

This could lead to better treatments and possibly stave off initial infection

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08.25.15
New flu vaccine protects test animals from multiple strains
08.25.15

New flu vaccine protects test animals from multiple strains

Every now and then, it happens. You take the time to get a flu shot, but you wind up sick anyway....

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08.14.15
Report: Kaspersky developed malware to trip up competition
08.14.15

Report: Kaspersky developed malware to trip up competition

The company is accused of creating malware that injects malicious code into vital system files, causing other antivirus software packages to delete or quarantine them.

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