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2013-03-06 08:32:30

LONDON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Forewarned is forearmed when it comes to protection against online security threats. This is why Symantec Website Security Solutions [http://www.symantec.com/en/uk/ssl-certificates ] has created an easy-to-follow Malware Infographic [https://www.symantec-wss.com/uk/malware-infographic ] to raise awareness about the hazards posed by malicious software; and to provide tips to avoid the pitfalls. Online threats Malware is...

2013-03-02 23:02:57

The problem of computer breakdown can always be unexpected and uncertain and can hamper people´s work. Now, people can always be ready to handle such an uncertain situation by availing one-year unlimited computer support plan offered by iRepair.net at just $159.99 per year basis. (PRWEB) March 03, 2013 iRepair.net, the leading online computer repair and maintenance company, announces their affordable online virus removal and computer support plans for their worldwide customers. They...

2013-02-26 16:28:46

The Company, and its Security Subsidiary YooSecurity, Met this Significant Milestone after Being in Business for Just One Year COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- YooCare, a company that provides its customers with complete online computer care services, has just reached an impressive milestone. Since opening just one year ago, YooCare, and its security subsidiary YooSecurity, have now finished over 100,000 cases of virus and malware removal services...

2013-02-23 23:02:14

In addition to their comprehensive antivirus support service, leading online technical support company iRepair.net launched their 24/7 tech support service for their clients. With this new feature, in-depth customer support for any computer related issue is now just a few clicks away. (PRWEB) February 24, 2013 In today´s fast-paced business environment, online transactions are the best option for many companies and entrepreneurs. And when it comes to marketing a product or service...

Malware "Police Virus" Accuses Users Of Illegal Activity, Demands Compensation
2013-02-21 16:29:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday PandaLabs, the anti-malware of Panda Security, announced that it had released new data that found cases of the so-called “Police Virus” are on the rise. However, this type of crime, known as ransomware or scareware, is not new. It holds a user´s computer hostage and demands payment — but does so by scaring users by claiming to come from legitimate law enforcement. Text that accompanies the...

2013-02-21 12:31:11

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released new data around the rise of the 'Police Virus.' Despite the arrest of the cyber-criminals allegedly responsible for the 'Police Virus' ransomware attacks, this infamous piece of malware has continued to infect thousands of computers around the world, according to data gathered by PandaLabs from December 2012 to February 2013. The vast majority of these infections...

Diamond Light Source Opens New Laboratory
2013-02-19 04:57:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diamond Light Source, the United Kingdom's national synchrotron facility, will be helping scientists shine a little more light on serious viruses, such as those responsible for AIDS, with its new laboratory, Crystal. The new laboratory uses intense X-rays to help reveal the molecular and atomic structure of objects and materials, helping scientists to see the inner workings of pathogens and infections. "Crystal provides unique...

2013-02-15 23:03:36

New viruses are sneaking by nearly all anti-virus programs, making virus removal tricky says OnlineVirusRepair.com San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 In today´s warning, OnlineVirusRepair.com said that “unfortunately, new computer viruses slip right by the standard, or even the premium virus protection software that most people use to keep their computers healthy.” But, there is help. No matter what new virus takes over a computer and attacks its usability,...

2013-02-13 17:51:08

In a paper published by Cell Host and Microbe on Feb. 13, a research team led by Blossom Damania, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that suppressing the TLK enzyme causes the activation of the lytic cycle of both EBV and KSHV. During this active phase, these viruses begin to spread and replicate, and become vulnerable to anti-viral treatments. “When TLK is present, these viruses stay latent, but...

2013-02-10 23:01:27

iRepair.net, a leading technical support company, released their intermediate report of an ongoing process of integrating their virus removal service toolkit with their remote computer repair technical stack. The integration, which started a couple of weeks earlier, is expected to take another week before it reaches a stage of completion and opens up for direct client consumption, as stated by the company. (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 iRepair.net, one of the leading companies in the space of...