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IEWall software is an award-winning, browser security utilities that gives safety advice about website BEFORE you click on a risky...

November 13, 2009 By IEWall

Macs on the front lines tracking Influenza A(H1N1) virus

The biggest news item in the news these days is the outbreak of the Influenza A(H1N1) virus (formerly "Swine Flu"), which the World Health Organization described as an "imminent pandemic."It's almost impossible to open a Web browser, RSS reader or Twitter without being bombarded with information about the outbreak and its spread worldwide.

May 1, 2009 by

Google triggers annoying DoS CAPTCHA prompt?

Twice today during work -- from the confines of Google Chrome, no less -- I've been prompted, while logged into Google, with a denial-of-service notice stating the following:We're sorry, but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application. To protect our users, we can't process your request right now.

February 23, 2009 by

Fake Firefox 3 download links may be hazardous to your PC

Just a heads up: Since Firefox download sites are clogged today, you may be tempted to use an alternate URL you see posted somewhere on the web in order to get the latest version. Be careful, though, because I've seen at least one of these links lead to a purported spyware program instead of a browser.

June 17, 2008 by

Talking malware with Eugene Kaspersky

Amidst growing chatter that the anti-virus/anti-spyware market is gasping for air, a veteran virus fighter says desktop security products must add new protection mechanisms to keep pace with aggressive online criminals.

December 6, 2007 by

XenCare SoftLock

Are you looking for a software to lock your PC the same way you lock your house--keep the PC in read-only mode for program files, do...

January 13, 2009 By XenCare Software

SpyWall Anti-Spyware

Remove any spyware. SpyWall's patent pending method can detect and remove difficult spyware (Aurora, Look2me, Qoologic, CWS, Spyaxe)...

January 1, 2008 By Trlokom

A silver lining for campus security

Fewer campuses reported security incidents and threats in 2006. Even thefts of computers containing confidential data and hacks of campus networks declined by a few percentage points, while reports of major virus or spyware infestations fell sharply.

October 10, 2006 by

Microsoft launches its security service

Windows Live OneCare provides a mini-IT department for those who want a managed service to provide virus protection, anti-spyware and firewalls. It is the first of many managed online security services to debut this year. Offerings from Symantec, McAfee and other established security vendors are due out as well.

May 30, 2006 by

Reverse-sandbox helps IE users surf safe

Wintutis, a Victoria-based start-up is about to launch an add-on for Internet Explorer that can not only stop the browser from being hijacked by spyware, it can protect users from keyloggers that have already infected the computer.One of the biggest issues facing users of Windows is spyware infestation, which can make it risky using a browser to access confidential services such as online banking.

May 9, 2006 by

The best way for Windows users to be safe on the internet

In today's Spyware Weekly Newsletter Mike Healan, long time spyware/anti-spyware guru, says:It is now my official position that using the (VMware) Browser Appliance is the best and only way for Windows users to remain completely safe on the internet. I will no longer explain how to alter security settings, block massive lists of nasty web sites or how to install a half dozen different programs, all protecting different parts of the system.

January 27, 2006 by

Virus vs. spyware

Which is it? Once you determine the 'who', the 'why', the 'what' and the 'how' it all becomes clear.

November 9, 2005 by

Would you pay Microsoft to protect Windows?

Microsoft last week announced it would launch a set of anti-virus and anti-spyware products but will enterprises trust the software giant to protect its own products and more importantly, will they pay for the privilege?Michael Warrilow, director of Sydney-based analyst firm Hydrasight, believes Microsoft is in a 'catch 22' situation because enterprises will not want to pay for products that are designed to protect them from failings in Microsoft's other products.

October 11, 2005 by

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