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2014-07-07 23:04:49

Android Antivirus outperforms other mobile malware detection apps with real-time and deep file scanning. SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Itus Mobile Security, creators of mobile malware detection software, today announced that its best-selling anti-malware app for the Android mobile platform, Android Antivirus, has now stopped more than 3 million virus and malware threats to Android mobile users. More than 97 percent of mobile malware now targets the Android mobile operating system, up...

Android Devices Being Targeted By New Text Messaging Worm
2014-06-27 13:50:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researchers this week identified a new Android worm that reportedly propagates itself to users via links in text messages. Once installed on a user's device the malware, which has been dubbed Selfmite, can send a text message to 20 contacts from the device owner's address book. This malware is worrisome to security researchers because unlike most it isn't exactly a Trojan, and the fact that it has been discovered on Android...

2014-06-25 08:38:56

Cybersecurity firm solidifies ThreatAnalyzer as the industry's premier malware analysis solution with integrated threat intelligence and customizable rule sets CLEARWATER, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today released ThreatAnalyzer(®) 5.1, the latest version of the company's fully customizable dynamic malware analysis solution. ThreatAnalyzer enables organizations to recreate their entire application stacks - including virtual and native environments - in which to...

2014-06-24 23:14:46

GEARS allows users to monitor installed security applications and detect potential advanced threats utilizing 40 anti-malware engines. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the official release of the GEARS application. This free software helps users identify if their computer is at risk or compromised by providing greater visibility into the status of installed security applications and alerting them to potential advanced threats. The release of this new...

Malware Vulnerabilities Found In Microsoft's Malware Protection Engine
2014-06-18 14:58:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Microsoft confirmed that there was a vulnerability located in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, which makes up of the core of several Microsoft security programs for desktops and servers, including Microsoft Forefront Client Security, Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender....

2014-06-12 16:28:54

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., leading online backup and cloud storage provider, today announced IDrive Rewind as part of its service offering. Rewind is geared toward users who want to protect their data from possible future Crypto Virus attacks, as well as those who have previously been affected by ransomware - in which data is encrypted by a third party and held for ransom. In the past year, rises in Crypto Viruses have affected hundreds of thousands of...

2014-06-03 23:18:03

Brisbane IT company, ComputerZen, has urged families in the Queensland capital to review and improve their computers’ and internet security measures. The advice comes in the wake of the Australian Federal Police issuing cautions to several young people whose online activity was flagged as being ‘suspicious’. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Over the last twelve months, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as well as state police have made arrests and issued...

2014-05-30 23:08:30

Trojans were responsible for four out of five infections worldwide; First three months of the year witnessed some of the biggest data thefts since creation of the Internet. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs Quarterly Report for Q1 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware creation has broken all records during this period, with 15+ million new samples overall, and more...

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)....


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