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Inside the malware name game

From publicity and hacker humiliation to machine-learning algorithms and taxonomy, we outline the factors leading to names such as Melissa, Stuxnet, Nimda, and Code Red.
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How to block mobile ads

Advertisements on your phone do more than just tax your battery and make it hard to see your already small screen. They’re also used to deliver malicious software. Here’s how to block them.