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New Firefox Scare-ware Tricking Users Into Installing Fake Anti-Virus


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With the MacDefender scare-ware infecting so many Macs, which many previously considered very secure, it is easy to forget where the main malware problems is. Well, there is a new scare-ware for Windows which is tricking users into installing a fake anti-virus by using Firefox. This is how the new Firefox scare-ware works: User visits…

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By Zenobia on June 1st
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Norton 360 Suite Version 5 Is Here


Norton 360 Suite Version 5

Symantec’s flagship product – the Norton 360 suite recently entered into it’s version 5.0 and Symantec describes it as the industry’s fastest and the most effective all-in-one security suite for desktops and laptops. We recently got a chance to lay our hands on a copy of the Norton 360 suite Version 5.0 and lets find…

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By Adam on May 15th
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AVG Update Puts Windows 7 PCs In Continuous Reboot Loop [How To Fix]


AVG Update Puts Windows 7 PCs In Continuous Reboot Loop [How To Fix]

An update from AVG on Wednesday night forced all 64 bit Windows 7 systems into a continuous reboot loop. The bug has affected both the server and desktop versions of the 64bit Windows 7.

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By Debjit on December 3rd
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McAfee “Antivirus” Killing Windows Xp Worldwide


McAfee “Antivirus” Killing Windows Xp Worldwide

An update in the popular Antivirus, McAfee, is causing Windows Xp to reboot continuously. So, far it has been reported that the problem is only with the McAfee corporate customers. The update, identified as DAT update 5958, identifies svhost.exe as a threat and deletes it. This results in the machine rebooting continuously.

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By Ricky on April 22nd
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Symantec’s Norton 360 Version 4.0 – Review


Symantec’s Norton 360 Version 4.0 – Review

About a week ago, we told you about the launch of Symantec’s flagship product, Norton 360 version 4.0. We’ve been using it for the past one week and have come up with someĀ  interesting results. How does Norton 360 version 4 compare with Norton Internet Security or Norton AntiVirus? How is Norton 360 different from…

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By Debjit on March 1st
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Kaspersky introduces hardware-based antivirus systems


Kaspersky introduces hardware-based antivirus systems

Kaspersky Lab has patented a hardware-based antivirus solution in the United States. The device is supposed to scan all data passed from the hard disk to the CPU and RAM, blocking any malicious code it detects. The device is said to be particularly effective at blocking rootkits or bootkits, complex threats that inject themselves into…

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By Ricky on February 15th
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WordPress Antivirus: Protect your self-hosted wordpress blog from viruses, worms and malware


Your wordpress blog is your platform for self-expression. So, you must ensure that your blog isĀ  protected from viruses, worms, malware and code injections. The wordpress software you is generally safe from being infected by any worm as the guys at Automattic check all the scripts thoroughly before releasing it for general download. The files…

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By Debjit on August 7th
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Microsoft’s new FREE anti-virus ‘Morro’ to be launched soon


Microsoft’s new FREE anti-virus ‘Morro’ to be launched soon

Microsoft will soon be releasing its new security solution named ‘Morro’ and that too for free. They had not re-christened Windows Live OneCare this time, instead they have been developing a new and free security solution for Windows and ‘Morro’ is the outcome of that. According to Microsoft, they have been testing an early version…

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By digitalcoconut on June 12th
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