InfoSec Links April 18, 2014

This is Earth's malware threat, visualized - Sean Buckley - Engadget

Created by Kaspesky Labs, this is a real cool visualization of malware threats around the world.

Crimeware Helps File Fraudulent Tax Retruns - Brian Krebs - Krebs on Security

A big reason why you should do your taxes as soon as possible; otherwise someone else might do them for you and get your tax return.

Critical Java Update Plugs 37 Security Holes - Brian Krebs - Krebs on Security

If you can do without Java, uninstall Java from your computer as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, I think there are very few people who can do without Java. Personally, I have several sites that I use at home and work that require Java to function properly so I'm screwed. If you do need Java to function on the internet, then, at the very least, make sure you keep Java up to date.