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2014-05-15 08:40:27

New tool for Macs relieves users of aggressive adware BUCHAREST, Romania, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bitdefender, the innovative antivirus software provider, has released the Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool to remove aggressive adware such as Genieo that can alter users' search results, inject ads and monitor web sites visited. The removal tool for Macs quickly scans a user's system for adware and its elements and, if detected, asks for permission to remove it. It then removes all...

2014-05-13 23:06:14

New Release Includes Completely New Look and Feel, the Ability to Run Scheduled Scans, Automatic USB Drive Vaccination and a Rescue Kit for Recovering Infected PCs; Paid Version Includes a Wi-Fi Monitor to Identify Intruders On the Wireless Network Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, today announced the launch of a new version of its popular cloud-based free antivirus scanner Panda Cloud Antivirus, v3.0. The launch follows the successful release...

2014-05-09 08:29:04

BEIJING, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Windows XP has been "retired" for a month since Microsoft ended support of the operating system on April 8(th) 2014. The World Authoritative Testing Institute (AV-TEST) recently examined ten anti-virus software solutions to measure their protection capabilities against efforts to exploit Windows XP security vulnerabilities. During the test, Qihoo 360 Internet Security 9 blocked 100% of attacks (54 out of 54)....

2014-05-08 08:40:26

Double-Digit Bookings Increase, New Product Introductions, OEM Partnerships and Industry Accolades Highlight Continued Momentum BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Webroot, the market leader in cloud-based, real-time internet threat detection, today announced highlights from its third quarter operations which ended March 31, 2014. Among the achievements for the quarter were significant growth across all business segments, driven by strong customer demand for Webroot's...

2014-05-08 04:23:06

LONDON, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first quarter of 2014 spammers started imitating messages [http://www.securelist.com/en/analysis/204792334/Spam_in_Q1_2014 ] from mobile applications. They especially like the popular mobile messengers - WhatsApp, Viber and Google Hangouts. Notifications supposedly sent from these applications were used to spread both malware and harmless adverts. The rising popularity of mobile devices means that phishing attacks targeting Apple IDs...

2014-05-07 12:34:30

Comprehensive endpoint security solution ranks superior in protection, performance and usability DALLAS, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader in security software and solutions, today announced Trend Micro(TM) OfficeScan(TM) received the highest overall score in AV-TEST's endurance evaluation of corporate endpoint solutions. This six-month assessment reviewed a field of eight security solutions for small- and medium-sized...

Symantec's Brian Dye Claims Antivirus Is A 'Dead' Technology
2014-05-07 07:35:30

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The antivirus concept that was developed by Symantec more than 25 years ago as a way to protect systems from hackers is now a “dead” technology, according to the Brian Dye, Symantec’s senior vice president for information security. Dye told the Wall Street Journal in an interview that the business of protecting computers from hackers is doomed to failure and that the focus should now be on finding ways to minimize the damage...

2014-05-06 23:07:19

The Crypto Malware Evolution Moves on Full Speed Ahead with New Variant - Adding a Third Cyber Gang Effort to Rake in High Stakes Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Security Awareness Training expert KnowBe4 issued a warning of a third criminal ransomware gang ramping up their attacks. The malware is called CryptorBit, (also known as HowDecrypt), and follows a very similar attack process as CryptoLocker and CryptoDefense, but the malware corrupts the first 512 or 1024 bytes of -any- data...

2014-05-05 12:32:19

Demo of Ultra-Flexible New SOLVE to Take Place at Symantec Vision 2014 Event LAS VEGAS, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- North Nine, developer of SOLVE (Simple On-Line Visualization Engine), today announced the release of an enhanced version of the company's popular enterprise security solution, just in time to conduct demonstrations at the upcoming Symantec Vision 2014 conference that starts today, Monday, May 5 in Las Vegas. Conventus, a leading national security consultancy and...

2014-05-01 12:36:53

DUBLIN, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lxdfpv/cyber_security) has announced the addition of the "Cyber Security Market (IAM, Encryption, DLP, Risk and Compliance Management, IDS/IPS, UTM, Firewall, Antivirus/Antimalware, SVM/SIEM, Disaster Recovery, DDoS Mitigation, Web Filtering, Security Services) - Global Advancements, Forecasts & Analysis 2" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Cyber...


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