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Microsoft's Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit (EMET) tightens the security screws in Windows and applications. It's set up for enterprise deployment and management.
Two new variants of malware targeting government and business targets have been unearthed.
As Linux malware matures, Google's malware checker will give samples the same treatment as those uploaded for Windows.
Researchers say WireLurker can infect installed iOS applications, automate a generation of malicious iOS applications and spread through enterprise provisioning.
Use of Windows XP fell dramatically last month, while use of Windows 8.1 grew dramatically, according to Net Applications' numbers published at Netmarketshare.com. Is this a fact, an erroneous blip, or a historical correction? You decide…
Researcher finds malicious Tor exit node which envelops Windows EXEs inside another Windows EXE which drops malware.
Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
Microsoft is building new container technologies into the next Windows Server release, enabling Dockerized applications to run on Windows Server on-premises or on Azure.
Malicious ads are making their way to high traffic properties and using unique malware in a hunt for fresh victims.
The XSLCmd backdoor, popular in targeted Windows attacks, has been around for weeks at a minimum and still no anti-malware products detect it.
Correction. The Mac malware situation is a much lower-pressure one than that on Windows, so many products perform very well. But it's still worth comparing them, so AV-TEST.org tests 18 products, both free and paid.
If you're envious of the affordability of Chrome OS laptops, but need to run Windows applications, Lenovo's 15.6-inch B50-30 has much to recommend it.
Here are six top-quality scanners that will help you clean up systems and keep them safe in the future. There are tools here for systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.
CodeWeavers latest CrossOver has many improvements, one of which is that it makes it easier than ever to install Windows applications on Linux.
New strains of the malevolent Zeus malware have been discovered using the Windows 'PIF' file extension to steal information from compromised computer systems.
Net Applications has found that Windows 8.x actually lost user share in June 2014, while Windows 7 has really been the operating system to gain from XP's end of support.
Trend Micro finds malware using Windows Software Restriction Policies to block security software from running.
Google has moved to block local Chrome extensions in a bid to protect Windows users against silent malware extension installations.
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.
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