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Sophisticated Viruses Update Each Other
2013-07-01 13:26:53

According to Hyon Choi of Microsoft’s Malware Protection Center, the viruses known as Vobfus and Beebone work in concert with each other to not only download newer variants of one another but also avoid most antivirus software.

2013-05-24 23:37:14

OSHI Cleaner is a new maintenance and optimization utility created by rising company OSHI Software.

2012-07-31 23:03:13

Visual development of interactive multimedia software applications for Microsoft Windows 8 is here with the introduction of AutoPlay Media Studio 8.1.

2010-09-10 10:45:00

A virus disguised as a PDF or WMV document started running rampant throughout the US on Thursday, and ABC/Disney, NASA, Google, Coca-Cola, AIG, Comcast, Proctor and Gamble, and Wells Fargo are among its victims.

2010-08-26 07:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's antimalware laboratory, has discovered that in 2010, 25 percent of new worms have been specifically designed to spread through USB storage devices connected to computers.

2010-01-27 10:08:00

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced the release of the DataTraveler® 5000 USB Flash drive.

2009-04-07 10:00:00

Netbook sales climbing, but security is still lacking; security leader Trend Micro provides Internet security on USB drives for easy netbook installation CUPERTINO, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Trend Micro, Incorporated (TSE: 4704), a global leader in Internet content security, today announced that Trend Micro Internet Security is now being delivered on USB drives for netbooks in North America. "Netbooks are cheaper and more portable than laptops so it's no surprise the market is...

2009-03-25 08:00:00

Panda USB Vaccine Stops Conficker and other Malware in its Tracks by Disabling AutoRun from Removable Media such as CD/DVD Drives GLENDALE, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, a world leader in IT security, announced that it is offering Panda USB Vaccine, a free security solution designed to block malware which spreads through removable drives such as pen drives, CD/DVD drives, and other data storage devices.

2009-03-10 22:34:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Software Group USA, LLC. ("Enigma Software Group" or "Enigma") announced today that it has released a free removal tool that will eliminate the Conficker worm from infected computers.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.