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Adware Being Seen More Often On Mac Computers
2014-05-16 11:02:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malware makers may be many things – but stupid isn't one of them. Those who have created adware and spyware know that you need to go where the masses are. That used to be the PC, which is why Windows was for so long a prime target for adware. While the folks at Apple won't have reason to celebrate, there are reports that more and more OS X users on the Mac platform are falling victim to adware and spyware infections. It is still less...

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)....

2014-05-06 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...

2014-04-24 23:05:20

Latest OPSWAT market share reports includes a brand new section on advanced threats, as well as sections on cloud-based backup and peer-to-peer application market share. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the release of their quarterly market share report, which includes a new advanced threat detection section and leaders in the backup and peer-to-peer application market worldwide. The innovative advanced threats section includes in-depth analysis of the...

Google Issues Refunds For Fake Anti-Virus App
2014-04-23 06:50:53

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google is refunding users who were fooled into purchasing a non-functional anti-virus app through their Play Store. The $3.99 Virus Shield app quickly rose to the top ranking in Google’s Play Store, reportedly reaching as many as 30,000 downloads before the news site Android Police examined the code and discovered the app lacked any anti-virus capabilities. Google, which does not proactively review apps before they appear on...

2014-04-10 23:27:15

Avoid becoming a corporate victim of a cybersecurity breach. Horizon DataSys' enhanced RollBack Rx software now more effectively compliments traditional internet security solutions with an instant recovery capability that allows IT professionals to recover from all sorts of software corruption. Blaine, WA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Horizon DataSys, the premier developer of PC instant recovery solutions, announces that its RollBack Rx greatly enhances and compliments firewall, antivirus,...

2014-04-09 08:33:34

Solution dispenses with excessive viruses and malware associated with Windows, and allows users to keep their current hardware CARMEL, Calif., April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robolinux, founded in 2011, invented and has released "Revolutionary Stealth VM," so you can run Windows XP or 7 inside all Linux Mint OS Editions or all Ubuntu Versions and Derivatives virus-free for as long as you want to, without the need for Microsoft security updates or support or anti-virus software....

2014-04-08 15:55:54

They also explore ways to identify infection with previously unknown malware There is a steady stream of news stories and announcements about how many more new strains of Android malware appear in every passing year. Data showing infection rates in the real world has been hard to come by. There is a lot of data about the number of different malware samples discovered but not so much about the extent they are actually found in the wild. If smartphones are infected to the same extent as...

Smartphone Antivirus App Revealed As A Fake
2014-04-08 12:00:05

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security on smartphones has become as essential as security on a PC. You make sure you have virus protection on your computer, and that it stays up to date. The same is increasingly true on a smartphone. And sadly this week one of the top antivirus apps for the Android platform, Virus Shield, was identified as a fake. Virus Shield made it to the well-respected number one new paid app position in the Google Play Store in just a week,...

2014-04-07 16:26:40

Run Windows XP or 7 Virus Free Inside Linux Mint or Ubuntu with Robolinux Stealth VM CARMEL, Calif., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Robolinux, founded in 2011, invented and has released "Revolutionary Stealth VM" so you can run Windows XP or 7 inside all Linux Mint OS Editions or all Ubuntu Versions and Derivatives Virus Free for as long as you want to without the need for Microsoft security updates or anti virus anti malware software....


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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
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