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Amidst the worst flu season since 2015, the virus has now claimed the life of an Alabama bride-to-be just one week after she was diagnosed.
Katherine Acton, 47, of Shelby County, died of the flu Wednesday.
Tamiflu leaves six-year-old Texas girl with ‘hallucinations and possible self-harm’ as deadly virus spreads to 46 states
A family from Allen, Texas gave Tamiflu to treat their six-year-old daughter
Shortly after administering the treatment, they said that their daughter began exhibiting alarming side effects
They reported her experiencing hallucinations and and an attempt, they believe, to hurt herself
New CDC data shows that this year has been especially deadly, with 20 children and more than 85 adults succumbing to the flu already this season
By DANIEL ROTH and MIA DE GRAAF
14 January 2018
A family in North Texas said a popular flu vaccination left their six-year-old daughter with bizarre and possibly life-threatening side effects.
The family, who asked not to be named (more…)
A NEW virus that infects the victims’ machine and uses it to mine cryptocurrency is spreading across Facebook Messenger, security researchers have cautioned.
By AARON BROWN
Sat, Dec 30, 2017
Facebook users’ machines could be taken over and used to mine cryptocurrency, like Bitcoin and Litcoin, security experts have warned.
The new malware – dubbed Digmine – affects desktop versions of Facebook Messenger when running inside the Google Chrome web browser, Trend Micro researchers have claimed.
Digmine works by hijacking the processing power in a desktop computer and using it to generate coins and confirm digital transactions.
This process is known as mining.
According to a blog post (more…)
Police and private companies have taken down a massive botnet used to move malware onto compromised PCs.
The Andromeda botnet, also known as Gamarue, is thought to have spanned over two million PCs and distributed over 80 types of malware onto infected PCs. It was shut down on November 29 in a combined operation by Europol, the FBI, security vendor ESET and Microsoft.
A suspect thought to be associated with the botnet was arrested in Belarus.