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2014-09-10 23:09:03

Virus Zero launches new product line for North American market featuring Samsung SPi technology Billerica, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 Virus Zero is excited to announce a new way to eliminate up to 99.7% of viruses, bacteria and other harmful contaminants found in the air we breathe. Without the use of loud fans and expensive filters, Virus Zero can reduce prevalent allergens, such as mold, dust mites, cigarette smoke, pet dander and odors with innovative Samsung SPi technology. With...

2014-09-09 23:13:24

OPSWAT's multi-scanning technology Metascan and InQuest join forces to provide government and defense customers with an in-depth malware detection and analysis tool. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 OPSWAT® and InQuest® have partnered to offer our government and defense customers an in-depth malware detection and analysis tool. This exciting new combination of InQuest’s network session inspection and analysis capabilities, along with Metascan’s robust static...

2014-08-27 23:09:07

The second quarter of 2014 has seen the creation of 15 million new strains of malware. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs quarterly report for Q2 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day. While Trojans are...

2014-08-21 16:27:54

Robin Williams and Ebola virus latest exploited headlines; Five critical steps to avoid falling victim to phishing and malware campaigns MEDINA, Ohio, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirtyseven4, LLC, a leading provider of Windows, Mac and Android antivirus solutions, cautioned today to be on alert for potential Ice Bucket Challenge-themed scams. The Ice Bucket Challenge is a phenomenon spreading ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) awareness across the Country and world. The premise of the...

Scientists Win Race To Find Structure Of Rare Nematode Virus
2014-08-21 03:46:27

Rice University Rice University scientists have won a race to find the crystal structure of the first virus known to infect the most abundant animal on Earth. The Rice labs of structural biologist Yizhi Jane Tao and geneticist Weiwei Zhong, with help from researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and Washington University, analyzed the Orsay virus that naturally infects a certain type of nematode, the worms that make up 80 percent of the living animal population. The research...

2014-08-07 16:34:20

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., reputable online backup and cloud storage provider, is highlighting their IDrive Rewind cloud backup functionality. Rewind is ideal for people wanting to protect their data from new Crypto Virus and ransomware attacks in which data is encrypted by a third party, who then demand fees to unlock that data. In the wake of recent cases of Crypto Viruses being shut down, an influx of new, and stronger, ransomware is appearing....

malware backoff
2014-08-02 03:56:09

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is warning telecommuting employees and independent contractors about a new type of malware that can be used to infiltrate retailer computer systems. In a lengthy report issued Thursday, the DHS said the hackers force their way into administrator-level or restricted-access accounts through remote desktop software such as those offered by Microsoft, Apple and Google. Once they gain...

University Of Arizona Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity In The Sea
2014-07-21 03:46:48

University of Arizona A fishing expedition of microscopic proportions led by University of Arizona ecologists revealed that the lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought. Using lab-cultured bacteria as "bait," a team of scientists led by Matthew Sullivan has sequenced complete and partial genomes of about 10 million viruses from an ocean water sample in a single experiment. The study, published online on July 14 by the journal Nature, revealed that...

2014-07-15 23:14:24

Restore Tools, one of the major developers of specialized data recovery tools for the mass market, announces the long-awaited release of PDF Restore Toolbox, arguably the most efficient and advanced products of its type on the market. The newest version of the program comes with an all-new engine and knows how to restore damaged PDF files in seconds. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Restore Tools, an established developer of data recovery solutions for the most popular products, is glad...

2014-07-15 23:03:36

An international team of researchers published a new study of the possible use of a biodetection technology developed by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for rapid detection of emerging viral diseases by public health authorities. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A microbe detection array technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists could provide a new rapid method for public health authorities to conduct surveillance for...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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