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April 7, 2014 by

Android security suites compared

AV-Test.org's latest comparison of security suites for Android have many products with very high scores. Among the best, the difference is in a comparison of features and capabilities for the enterprise.

December 12, 2013 by

28 Android security apps tested

[CORRECTION] Applying some of the more than 1.5 million new Android malware samples found this year, independent lab AV-Test compares Android solutions. They also look at usability, impact on system performance and other security features.

November 22, 2010 by

LBS fledging but ripe for Asian market

Region's social media prevalence and increasing mobile Web penetration may just be catalyst needed to get the masses checking in on location-based services, say industry players.

February 25, 2010 by

Does that new Windows Activation update really 'phone home'?

This week, Microsoft began rolling out the Windows Activation Technologies update that it promised earlier this month. Some privacy advocates claim that the update "phones home," an expression that traditionally has been tied to spyware. I disagree with this characterization but recognize that reasonable people can find privacy concerns. Here's a background on exactly what this update does, so you can make up your own mind.

February 23, 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.

August 4, 2008

$8.5 bln lost to viruses and spyware in 2006-2007

US consumers lost almost $8.5 bln over the last two years to viruses, spyware, and phishing schemes. Consumer Reports estimates that American consumers have replaced about 2.1 mln computers over the past two years because of online threats. Consumers have 1 in 6 chance of becoming a cybervictim, down from 1 in 4 in 2007. [...]

August 4, 2008

$8.5 bln lost to viruses and spyware in 2006-2007

US consumers lost almost $8.5 bln over the last two years to viruses, spyware, and phishing schemes. Consumer Reports estimates that American consumers have replaced about 2.1 mln computers over the past two years because of online threats. Consumers have 1 in 6 chance of becoming a cybervictim, down from 1 in 4 in 2007. [...]

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