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Why Red October malware is the Swiss Army knife of espionage

Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

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Plus cockroaches remote-controlled, how Anonymous helped find the Chinese army hackers, BlackBerry sales estimate slashed, and moreA burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamWhy Apple doesn't talk, vol. 3: Sony's PlayStation 4 announcement >> Apple OutsiderMatt Drance: People would have happily waited...
Boot up: Sony's PS4 misstep, hacking everywhere, Samsung copy/paste redux, and more

Antivirus Programs & A Common Hole

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Antivirus Programs & A Common Hole

Facebook Teams Up With Security Vendors, Offers Free Antivirus Software

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Facebook and several security companies are offering free six-month licenses to popular antivirus programs....
Facebook Teams Up With Security Vendors, Offers Free Antivirus Software

PC security: Your essential software toolbox

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Mobile malware is getting lots of attention these days, but you can't forget about your PC's security--after all, you probably still use it to pay bills, shop online, and store sensitive documents. You should fully protect yourself to lessen the chance of cybercriminals infiltrating your computer and your online...
PC security: Your essential software toolbox

One antivirus program is better than two

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Arcticsid installed one antivirus program on a new PC that already had another. Then he asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if that was a good idea. Running two antivirus programs simultaneously is a bit like mixing a fine, vintage Cabernet with breakfast cereal. Each is good on...
One antivirus program is better than two

The 10 Best Free Anti-Virus Programs

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This article really needs no introduction. There are many free anti-virus programs on the market, and you want to sort the wheat from the chaff. Fair enough. Documented here are the 10 best antivirus programs on the market. While I won’t attempt to rank the programs here (in many...
The 10 Best Free Anti-Virus Programs

Get Proactive About Protecting Your Computer

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Malware is a widespread concern that costs consumers more than $2 billion and compromises millions of personal computers annually. It's a threat that evolves as quickly as our measures to remedy it. Hackers crack your passwords. Scammers dupe you into clicking malicious links. But those aren't the only --...
Get Proactive About Protecting Your Computer

Malware authors quickly create fake antivirus just for Windows 8

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That was fast. Windows 8 was released on Friday and on Wednesday we’re already hearing about a fake antivirus for the new operating system. When it comes to fake security products that are really just malware, October has been a very hectic month. First, we reported on how the FTC...
Malware authors quickly create fake antivirus just for Windows 8

Sophos antivirus glitch causes false positive chaos

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Security firm Sophos has had to issue an embarrassing apology after the company's antivirus program suddenly started classifying every and any software update - including the company's own - as 'Shh/Updater-B' malware. The issue became apparent on Wednesday morning when the firm's support forums were deluged with reports from...
Sophos antivirus glitch causes false positive chaos
What's a known source of malware doing in an iOS app? Ars investigates

Twitter Spam Campaign Infects Users With Fake Antivirus Programs

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The rogue tweets contained messages such as 'online virus check,' 'proven anti-virus,' 'excellent anti-virus.'...
Twitter Spam Campaign Infects Users With Fake Antivirus Programs

Syrian activists targeted by fake YouTube

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Spoof site can plant malware on PCs of people who leave comments on videos, pressure group warnsSyrian activists are being targeted by a fake version of Google's YouTube video site which plants malware on the PCs of people who leave comments on videos shown there, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has...
Syrian activists targeted by fake YouTube
Internet Explorer zero-day exploit targets nuclear weapons researchers

U.S. Department of Labor website infected with malware

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A subdomain of a U.S. Department of Labor website appeared offline on Wednesday after an apparent hack that looks similar to a known China-based hacking campaign nicknamed DeepPanda.The tampered page, called Site Exposure Matrices (SEM), contains information on toxic substances at U.S. Department of Energy facilities, according to security...
U.S. Department of Labor website infected with malware

New version of Gozi financial malware bundles MBR rootkit

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Researchers from security firm Trusteer have found a new variant of the Gozi banking Trojan program that infects a computer's Master Boot Record (MBR) in order to achieve persistence.The Master Boot Record (MBR) is a boot sector that resides at the beginning of a storage drive and contains information...
New version of Gozi financial malware bundles MBR rootkit
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