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Microsoft Security Essentials Fails To Meet AV-TEST Standards

  Researchers at the independent anti-virus testing firm AV-TEST released their latest batch of tests in which they report Microsoft Security Essentials was only able to detect 64% of zero-day threats when running in Windows 7.

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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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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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