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October 26, 2010
Security researchers from Trustwave's Spiderlabs research team demonstrated malware,--including a Windows credential stealer--that uses automated processes to avoid detection and dupe forensics investigators.
June 29, 2010
McAfee fully integrates its acquisition of MX Logic, rolling out a cloud-based antimalware Web filtering service aimed primarily at small- and mid-sized -businesses.
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