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Keeping your Windows PC fully patched and updated is a vital defense against hackers and malware, but applying patching can be a pain. Here's a simple (and free) download that will help you streamline the process.
One of the Netherlands' top prosecutors is warning that PC users should prevent themselves from being filmed by hackers - or intelligence services - by taping over their webcam.
One security firm warns that Android malware could rocket this year and hit the 1 million milestone, as malware writers and hackers continue to target post-PC platforms.
Software giant didn't immediately encourage hackers tinkering with its motion-sensing game controller. Now, it plans a PC-specific Kinect to spark new uses for the gadget.
Microsoft has floated the idea of officially supporting its Kinect gesture-based game controller in the PC realm after hackers have used it for various experiments, but Sony may beat it to the punch with support for its own PlayStation Move motion controllers.According to our sister site CNET, Sony exec John McCutchan will discuss a project called Move Server at the upcoming Game Developers Conference.
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Though there's speculation that Microsoft will eventually provide Windows support for its Kinect hands-free control system for the Xbox 360, it seems like everybody is jumping the gun. Hackers have made it work with PCs almost from its launch, and now a Korean PC game developer is claiming its new title will support Kinect.
Vista Antivirus Pro 2010 is the renamed version of XP antivirus Pro 2010 which is specially designed to attack on computers with Windows Vista platform. When this malware attacks on PC, we start seeing various pop-ups and alerts showing a message ‘your PC is infected and hackers try to attack the PC’.
Security breaches that can be traced back to the actions of one individual are not the fault of one "stupid" employee but rather a failure to educate and engage the whole workforce around the importance of good security practice, according to a leading academic.
According to Ryan Singel at Wired News, AOL shipped a silent, server-level patch on Monday night to fixa gaping hole that allowed hackers to gain complete control of any PC running the latest version of AIM.
Security specialist Symantec has warned businesses over an increasing trend for criminals to use "parasitic storage" on networks of compromised systems.While botnets -- illegal networks of PCs infected with remote software by hackers -- are used mainly for sending spam, criminals are increasingly storing sensitive or illegal data in distributed environments, the security company told our sister site ZDNet UK on Tuesday.
Let's face it, for the average PC user Internet Explorer is such a target for hackers and cyber-criminals that they can really do without it. Why do we still not have PCs targeted at average users that come with Firefox or Opera pre-installed?
<a href="<a href="http://www.zdnetasia.com/specialreport/tech_outlook2006/0,39052083,39307480,00.htm">Virus writers or hackers will continue to be a major threat to the PC industry. Always-on, always-connected devices will be the easiest targets for hackers.</a> -- Tan See Ghee, AMD's microprocessor solutions sector manager for South Asia
The UK teenager accused of hacking a major US port's computer systems claims two hackers hijacked his PC without his knowledge
Police found a file containing more than 11,000 vulnerable servers on the PC owned by a teenager accused of attacking a US port with a massive DDoS attack, a court heard today
But accused UK man claims hackers took control of his PC to launch the attack
A federal judge says Adrian Lamo, the so-called homeless hacker, can go free on bail with only limited restrictions on his computer use until his next court date.
Though much of the finger-pointing for software vulnerabilities falls on hackers, virus writers and software developers, unwary PC users are leaving the front door open.
Hackers working on Microsoft's Xbox video game console say they've already figured their way around hardware changes intended to thwart use of mod chips, which are hacker tools that allow the console to run homemade software and to play copied game discs. British programmer Andy Green, part of the Xbox Linux effort to port the open-source PC operating system to the console, said he and other hackers had needed less than a week to crack the new security systems in the game machine.
Norton Internet Security 2003 is a solid package for the price, especially as an upgrade.
The Xbox has been made to run Microsoft's own operating system, turning it into an ordinary desktop workstation, courtesy of some Linux trickery. The accomplishment is a comment on the insecurity of secure hardware
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