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Security in a Web 2.0 world

Malware is increasing with the popularity of social networking sites. Dan Nadir, vice president of product strategy at ScanSafe, explains how real-time pro-active scanning technology can protect organizations.

February 15, 2007

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Rootkits

Rootkits attack deep within operating systems and make themselves invisible to the anti-spyware and anti-virus software sent out to detect them. Learn how to use rootkit detectors, which use the same tricks as the rootkits themselves.

July 21, 2005

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Microsoft casts a spyware net

At RSA Conference 2005 in San Francisco, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Zachary Gutt, a product manager in the business security unit, demonstrate SpyNet, an anti-spyware database created by collecting real-time alerts from computer users.

February 15, 2005

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A new way to attack spyware

Spy Sweeper, released this week, targets spyware that may be unknowingly loaded onto your computer. CNET's Brian Cooley finds out how the software combats the growing problem of hidden programs that may be tracking your private information.

April 7, 2003

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