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

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft has finally discovered what makes a pair of PC viruses so difficult to get rid of. 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. While some software is able to find and destroy one variant of one of the viruses, the second can automatically...

2013-05-24 23:37:14

OSHI Cleaner is a new maintenance and optimization utility created by rising company OSHI Software. Unlike most products in this segment OSHI Cleaner focuses on ease of use and assistance in getting rid of the malware. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Rising company OSHI Software has just announced the release of the new disk and registry cleaner on the market. OSHI has produced a powerful piece of software that scans PCs and actually improves speed and performance by restoring the PC´s registry...

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. The industry standard programming tool for the creation of AutoPlay CD/DVD apps is now available for creating Windows 8 software today. Winnipeg, MB (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Indigo Rose Software announces the immediate availability of AutoPlay Media Studio 8.1 with support for Microsoft Windows 8. Known industry-wide for enabling the creation of...

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2010-09-10 10:45:00

A virus disguised as a PDF or WMV document started running rampant throughout the U.S. on Thursday, and ABC/Disney, NASA, Google, Coca-Cola, AIG, Comcast, Proctor and Gamble, and Wells Fargo are among its victims, according to BBC News and TheWrap.com reports. The W32/VBMania@MM or "Here You Have"¦" Virus - as investigators at McAfee Labs have dubbed it because of one of the most common email subject lines used to spread the worm - is contained in an executable disguised as a link to a...

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. These types of threats can copy themselves to any device capable of storing information such as cell phones, external hard drives, DVDs, flash memories and MP3/4 players. The data from Panda Security's Second International SMB Security Barometer...

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. The DataTraveler 5000 is FIPS 140-2 Level 2 certified with Level 3 pending, and features 256-bit AES hardware-based encryption. It uses XTS cipher mode and also uses elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) algorithms to...

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. There is an increasing amount of malware which, like the dangerous...

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. Enigma Software Group has made this tool available at http://www.enigmasoftware.com. The tool is free of charge, for anyone who does not have adequate protection tools. The Conficker worm, first discovered in November, 2008, has already infected about 12...

2009-01-26 07:00:00

LOS ALTOS, Calif., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- IronKey, maker of the world's most secure flash drive, today announced a strategic partnership with McAfee, the world's largest dedicated security technology company, to integrate the comprehensive McAfee anti-virus scanning capability, and deliver it on-board IronKey Enterprise USB devices. When an IronKey device is mounted, the McAfee anti-virus scan will automatically run to identify potentially harmful files. This is in addition to IronKey's...