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Microsoft releases many non-security updates

Most of the 24 updates are for Windows 8 and other recent versions. We can confirm that the new version of the Malicious Software Removal Tool works with Windows XP.

May 13, 2014

Microsoft patches 'Sons of Duqu' flaws

Microsoft has patched a number of software flaws that could have led to information-stealing attacks by Duqu malware, according to security company Qualys.One of the critical 'Patch Tuesday' bulletins, MS12-034, addressed multiple Microsoft products that were vulnerable to the Duqu data-stealing malware, Qualys chief technology officer Wolfgang Kandek said in a statement on Tuesday.

May 9, 2012 by

How McAfee helps Facebook

McAfee helps Facebook in four ways: scanning and cleaning up malware, scanning and cleaning up adware, offering its security software for six months free, and scanning links on the social network.

May 1, 2012 by

New data shows older OS X versions more susceptible to malware

New details about the extent of the Mac-specific Flashback malware epidemic emerged today. The Russian security firm that has been actively investigating infected Macs found older versions of OS X are more vulnerable, and many infected Macs have missed security updates.

April 27, 2012

Webroot SecureAnywhere Endpoint Protection

Cloud-based anti-malware protection is becoming more and more the norm, as the traditional local definition database model becomes increasingly unable to cope with the pace of threat evolution. Running threat detection in the cloud frees up resources on client PCs and completely removes the need for definition updates.

March 13, 2012

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