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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

The world's most popular anti-malware technology has now gone mobile! Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile protects your phone or tablet...

October 16, 2013 By Malwarebytes

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

Twitter acquires ad security company Dasient

Social networking firm Twitter has acquired Dasient, a web and ad-scanning security company.California-based Dasient, which provides website and advertising anti-malware scanning technology through its Malware Analysis Platform, announced the acquisition in a blog post on Monday.

January 24, 2012 by

Bank theft goes truly mobile

Getting malware onto smartphones has until now involved a PC somewhere along the way, but that's about to change. Next-generation mobile malware is only months away, which will attack the device directly, leading to developments such as mobile botnets, according to Amil Klein, chief technology officer at Trusteer.

May 16, 2011

HTML5's WebGL is a security risk, says Context (Updated)

Context Information Security says it has uncovered "serious security flaws in the new WebGL technology that creates 3D graphics in a browser". The design flaws give "potentially malicious web pages low level access to graphics cards that could provide a ‘back door’ for hackers and compromise data stored on internet-connected machines".

May 9, 2011 by

Agnitum Outpost Security Suite Free

Anti-virus, firewall, anti-spam, and more for all-round proactive protection that's totally free. All-in-one online and offline malware...

April 4, 2011 By Agnitum

Microsoft warns of Java exploit rise

There has been a rapid expansion in the amount of malware that attempts to exploit Java code, according to Microsoft.In the second quarter of 2010, Microsoft Malware Protection Center had detected under half a million exploits with its antimalware technology, from virtually zero a year before.

October 20, 2010 by

Ninemsn injected with malicious code: Websense

Security technology company Websense this week claimed that one of Australia's most highly trafficked websites, ninemsn, had been compromised by an outside party and injected with "malicious code", although the problem area has now been removed from the site.

February 16, 2010 by

Cisco 891 Integrated Services Router

Small businesses or branch/remote offices seeking an easily managed unified security, routing, switching and wireless network system should short-list the Cisco 890 family of Integrated Services Routers.

September 7, 2009 by

Apple confirms malware protection in Snow Leopard (Updated)

Apple has confirmed reports that Mac OS 10.6 includes File Quarantine technology to scan for malware in files downloaded by Safari, iChat and Mail. As it turns out, it's been around since 2005. Anyone else find it ironic that Apple's latest television ads knock Windows' "viruses and headaches?"

August 26, 2009 by

IronKey unveils enterprise USB flash drive with crypto, self-destruct security

IronKey, maker of the "world's most secure flash drive," on Monday announced the launch of its S200 device for government and enterprise customers, featuring hardened physical security, the latest Cryptochip technology, active anti-malware and enhanced management capabilities.It's the "first and only USB storage device to achieve FIPS 140-2, Level 3 validation" and delivers advanced Cryptochip featuring AES-256, tamper-resistance and self-destruction circuitry.

July 13, 2009 by

Google's flub: Do we have a Web monoculture too?

Google had a rough weekend and a human error caused the search giant to list the entire Web as malware for an hour or so. The screw-up is likely to raise questions about the risks of having a monoculture dependent on any one technology supplier.

February 1, 2009 by

They don't all really need laptops, do they?

I've been getting this question a lot lately from administrators, parents, and taxpayers. The question isn't malicious, but rather comes from folks with a vested interest in making sure that our technology dollars directly benefit students.

July 7, 2008 by

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