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Fighting cybercrime

I recently stumbled across a fantastic article written by Marcin Kleczynsk that I’d like to share with our readers. Mr. Kleczynsk is the CEO of Malwarebytes, a provider of highly effective, award winning anti-malware solutions. Here’s the original article:   Fighting cybercrime: How to avoid malware and other computer viruses…

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DNS Check Tools

Time is running out! It’s VERY important to make sure your computers aren’t infected with the DNSChanger malware before the government shuts down the temporary servers. It’s easy to check and it only takes a few seconds. There are plenty of utilities available, and while The…

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Basic Anti-Virus vs. Multi-Functional Anti-Virus

Are your computers adequately protected? If your answer is along the lines of “I have installed AV (free or paid), and now I don’t have to worry about security anymore”—then I’m afraid you are wrong. There are no 100% effective anti-virus solutions that excuse the need for consumers and…

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Over 600,000 Macs Infected With Flashback Trojan

Macs have recently been the target of a widespread malware program called “Flashback.” Two antivirus companies, Doctor Web and Kaspersky Lab, independently confirmed on Wednesday and Friday, respectively, that well over 600,000 Mac computers have been infected with the latest variant of the Flashback Trojan horse. Flashback…

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Fake AVG Scam on Twitter

There’s been a spike of activity recently regarding AVG and its products. The tweets contain a link, hidden by a link-shortener and encourages users to go a website made-up to look exactly like the official AVG site.

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Microsoft AV Flags Google as ‘Blacole’ Malware

Microsoft just released new patches to fix four critical vulnerabilities. The four critical bugs are as follows: MS12-008 Vulnerabilities in Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2660465) MS12-010 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2647516)  MS12-013 Vulnerability in C Run-Time Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2654428)…

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Top 10 Threat Detections for January

GFI’s top 10 threat detection list is compiled from collected scan data of tens of thousands of GFI VIPRE Antivirus customers who are part of GFI’s ThreatNet™ automated threat tracking system. ThreatNet statistics revealed that Trojans continue to be the most pervasive threat, taking half…

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Symantec HACKED! pcAnywhere source code posted publicly

Symantec has confirmed that a file made available on the internet for anyone to download, does contain the source code for an old version of its pcAnywhere product.

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