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UK Murder Rates Drop to 30-Year Low, But Why?

According to the latest figures released Thursday, the murder rate in the UK fell by 14 percent year-on-year to 550 homicides in 2011-12; the lowest it's been since 1983. Violent crime in England and Wales also fell by 7 percent, while robberies declined by 2 percent. Overall crime rates against adults remained at the same as they have been for the last three years.

Asian Stock Markets Gain On China Stimulus Hopes

Asian stock markets mostly advanced Monday on speculation of further stimulus measures from China after Premier Wen Jiabao warned Sunday that the recovery in the world’s second largest economy was not stable.

DNSChanger Malware: How It Works And What To Do If You're Infected

By now you've probably heard about DNSChanger, a piece of malicious software that has found its way onto millions of computers worldwide. On Monday, any computer still infected with the software will be unable to connect to the internet, leaving users in the dark forever. Or at least until they have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a new computer. So what is this malicious software and how does it work? Don't worry, we've got you covered.

Internet Doomsday Virus Could Black Out 250,000 PCs

About a quarter-million computer users around the world are at risk of losing Internet access on Monday because of malicious software at the heart of a hacking scam that U.S. authorities shut down last November. Some blogs and news reports hyped the risk of an outage, warning of a potential blackout and describing the Alureon malware as the Internet Doomsday virus.

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