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When I say 'virus,' you know exactly what I mean

Discussions of malware have their own equivalent to Godwin's Law: As the conversation grows longer, the probability that someone will derail the discussion by arguing over the meaning of 'virus' approaches near-certainty.

May 10, 2012

Microsoft Safety Scanner

Think you got a virus? Microsoft to the rescue!A few weeks ago, with little fanfare, Microsoft released a new downloadable on-demand security scanner to help techies deal with malware outbreaks

May 11, 2011 by

TalkTalk pushes ahead with URL scanning scheme

Internet service provider TalkTalk has said that it will reinstate its network-level security scheme called Virus Alerts that tracks every URL request made by customers.The anti-malware scanning system — known as Virus Alert — was quietly introduced by the company in July without telling customers that it was scanning URLs in order to provide on-screen virus alerts.

November 25, 2010 by

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