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Dr.Web Security Space

Comprehensive anti-virus security solution for your Windows PC. Real time protection. Installation and operation in an infected system...

December 3, 2014 by Doctor Web

Bromium - microvisors to enhance Windows security

Bromium is now offering a different approach to Windows security based upon an extremely lightweight hypervisor, styled by Bromium as a "Microvisor." Each Windows process is hardware protected, putting worms, viruses and other exploits on the run.

June 5, 2013 by

Macs are immune to computer viruses

Presently no significant Mac viruses are in distribution; hackers have a propensity to target the Windows operating system due to the utter number of computer users. Apple claims the Mac is very much secure right out of the box, that it screens every file you download, and that it provides security updates to quickly address any prospective security threat.

January 18, 2010

AVG Internet Security 2015

AVG continues to deliver advanced antivirus protection with the launch of AVG Internet Security 2015. It goes beyond simply detecting...

October 23, 2014 by AVG Technologies USA

Can Chrome OS save us from racket ware?

I'm not just talking here about viruses. I'm also talking about ad-ware and the messes legitimate programs make in registries and on hard drives, all the software dust bunnies Windows lets developers toss into systems. The developers of Chrome OS talk a good game about fixing this.

November 29, 2009 by

Apple confirms malware protection in Snow Leopard (Updated)

Apple has confirmed reports that Mac OS 10.6 includes File Quarantine technology to scan for malware in files downloaded by Safari, iChat and Mail. As it turns out, it's been around since 2005. Anyone else find it ironic that Apple's latest television ads knock Windows' "viruses and headaches?"

August 26, 2009 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

New Apple ads target Windows viruses and headaches

Apple has released two new television commercials that take coordinated swipes at Microsoft's upcoming Windows 7 without ever actually mentioning Windows by name."Top of the Line" features comic actor Patrick Warburton, best known for his portrayal of David Puddy, Elaine Benes' boyfriend in 10 episodes of Seinfeld.

August 25, 2009 by

Apple: Mac users should run multiple anti-virus

One of Apple's better Mac vs PC ads features a strong message that Windows computers are a magnet for viruses (malware) but Macs are automatically protected.  As PC "ah-choos" his way through an infection, Mac offers a tissue and smugly infers that he's immune to the 114,000 Windows viruses.

December 1, 2008 by

News to know: Cyber attacks; Google; Windows security; Gmail outage

Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Georgia turns to Google's Blogger amid Russia onslaughtDancho Danchev: Coordinated Russia vs Georgia cyber attack in progressZDNet UK: Georgia accuses Russia of co-ordinated cyberattackVideo: Defcon: Where feds and hackers rub elbowsNews.com: Defcon ends with researchers muzzled, viruses written Ed Bott: Windows security rendered useless?

August 11, 2008 by

Sophos founder claims Mac viruses are spreading

The co-founder of antivirus firm Sophos said that the Apple Mac is not a virus-free platform; he also believes that Windows can be as secure as Linux -- if it is configured correctly.In a video interview with ZDNet Australia on Thursday, Dr Jan Hruska, who co-founded Sophos and was one of the first ever PC antivirus experts, said that viruses on the Mac are here and now.

June 8, 2007 by

Russinovich: Malware will thrive, even with Vista's UAC

Despite all the anti-malware roadblocks built into Windows Vista, a senior Microsoft official is lowering the security expectations, warning that viruses, password-stealing Trojans and rootkits will continue to thrive as malware authors adapt to the new operating system.

April 23, 2007 by

Apple gives you a virus on iPod, blames Microsoft

In a disgusting display of arrogance and insincerity, Apple shipped Video iPods loaded with a virus and blames Microsoft for not being "more hardy" against it.  Apple writes:As you might imagine, we are upset at Windows for not being more hardy against such viruses, and even more upset with ourselves for not catching it.

October 17, 2006 by

Windows without viruses and spyware? Yes, it's possible

How do you protect Dad, Grandma, or Little Ricky from viruses and malware? The convention wisdom is to install multiple layers of antivirus and antispyware software and then come back once a month to clean up the mess. That's wrong. Here's my eight-step program for creating a practically bulletproof Windows XP machine.

August 24, 2006 by

Security company gives Mac a boost

In the just released Sophos Security Threat Management Report (requires registration), the dominant cybersecurity threat is from Trojans, which the report said outnumber viruses and worms by 4:1, compared to 2:1 a year ago. In light of the Trojan horses and the dominance of Windows-based threats,  Sophos suggests that home users should consider purchasing a Mac if they haven't already.

July 5, 2006 by

Sony Music CDs surreptitiously install DRM Trojan horses on PCs

Reports are beginning to turn up around the Web that discuss how certain CDs from Sony Music come with a Trojan horse-based digital restrictions management (DRM) technology that surreptitiously installs itself as a rootkit on Windows PCs.   When software surreptitiously installs a rootkit, it's usually doing so to cover its tracks -- a technique commonly associated with malware such as viruses and Trojan horses.

November 1, 2005 by

Unix business architecture example

Instructors who choose to use the Sun Rays will be relieved of the entire Windows cost and administrativeburden - no reboots, no patches, no surprise costs, no viruses, no worms. And, most surprisingly, no weight: theycan be typing something on their office Sun Ray, pull the java card out, walk to the classroom, plug the cardin, and continue typing where they left off

September 21, 2005 by

Windows viruses keep IT managers busy

The importance of installing Microsoft's security updates in a timely fashion became clear this week with the delivery of the Zotob worm, just four days after Microsoft announced a "critical" security hole on Aug. 9.

August 16, 2005 by

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