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F-Secure Child Safe

Children learn by exploring the world. While we should encourage their spirit of adventure, there are some things they should be protected...

October 18, 2014 by F-Secure

Microsoft reveals audacious plans to tighten security with Windows 10

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.

October 22, 2014

Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2015

Kaspersky Anti-Virus is the backbone of your PC's internet security system, delivering essential, real-time protection from the latest...

July 27, 2014 by Kaspersky Lab

Adobe warns of license key email scam

The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.

December 20, 2013 by

SysHelper Free

The Gitashare Syshelper That Is The Best System Care. Not only cleaning up junk files, temporary files, malware, and invalid registry...

June 25, 2014 by Gitashare Software

U.S. gov. accidentally publishes own short-URL 'admin' API key

Days after the Go.USA.gov short-URL service's API became available to U.S. government employees, the department accidentally published the admin username and API key, allowing hackers to potentially create short URLs to phishing, scam or malware-ridden sites.

November 1, 2012

New wave of phishing attacks serves malware to PCs and Macs

Malware distributors have launched a new wave of attacks aimed at taking over unpatched PCs and Macs. They look like routine messages from a bank or a social network, but instead of phishing for passwords, they're serving up malware.

March 22, 2012

Stay safe online: 5 secrets every PC (and Mac) owner should know

My #1 help question of 2011? It's no contest: "How do I protect myself online?" In this post, I share the five steps I teach to friends, family members, and clients who want to avoid malware, scareware, phishing sites, and other online scams.

July 7, 2011

Beware emails that claim to be from Twitter or YouTube

Neither Twitter nor YouTube is going to send you emails that lead to phishing or malware sites, but spammers may well be sending you emails that pretend to be from them. This morning, for example, I had one that claimed to be from Twitter (see photo below), with the Subject line: "Unfortunately 1 direct message rejected".

June 7, 2011 by

The most dangerous celebrities to search for in 2009

Searching for which celebrity has the highest probability of tricking you into visiting a malware-friendly web site?Last year it was Brad Pitt, but according to this year's McAfee report "Riskiest Celebrities to Search on the Web", it's Jessica Biel related searches that have "one in five chance of landing at a Web site that’s tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware".

August 27, 2009 by

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