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Scientists Explore Mechanisms Of Viruses' Shells
2013-12-11 09:41:20

International School of Advanced Studies (SISSA) Viruses are like small vessels containing an active component, the genetic material, that can infect a host cell. The vessel, called capsid or vector, is basically a shell that changes its shape when it penetrates a cell to infect it, and may even break into pieces. The research team, that includes Guido Polles and Cristian Micheletti of SISSA, carried out computer simulations and used theoretical models to understand how such 'vessel'...

2013-12-10 23:34:00

My Tech Gurus earns a great reputation as computer viruses are on the rise in 2013. In the early years of computer viruses they were just considered nuisances computer issues nowadays they are costing consumers and businesses big bucks and Governments even more. Greenwich, CT (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 My Tech Gurus earns a great reputation as computer viruses are on the rise in 2013. In the early years of computer viruses they were just considered nuisances computer issues nowadays they...

Humans May Be At Risk From Two Deadly Viruses In Bats
2013-11-20 13:20:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A fruit bat population living in central Africa has been found to be infected with two deadly viruses that could make the leap to humans. Researchers publishing a paper in the journal Nature Communications wrote that the “gregarious” bats cover a distance in central African that is about the same as from California to New York. They found that 34 percent of the bats had been infected with Lagos bat virus, a disease similar to...

ISS Not Infected With Stuxnet Virus
2013-11-13 12:09:42

[ Watch the Video: No Stuxnet On The ISS, But It Could Happen ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A false news report is floating around that the International Space Station (ISS) was infected by the Stuxnet virus. A handful of media outlets have incorrectly reported that the Stuxnet virus, which became famous for sabotaging the Iranian uranium program, has been unleashed on the space station. The space station has a network of computers that help to run everything...

2013-11-08 23:00:33

The Okuma OSP Virus Protection System uses virus scanning application Trend Micro to provide reliable, safe, and user-friendly protection against harmful computer viruses. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 Okuma America Corporation, a world leader in CNC machine tools, offers OSP Virus Protection System (OSP-VPS) that embeds a virus scanning application programming interface (VSAPI) from Trend Micro for Okuma OSP-P controls (OSP-P300/P200A/P200/P20) to prevent infection by viruses...

2013-11-04 23:21:11

Aveas Limited, a developer of security solutions for Windows-based computing systems, announced the release of OSHI Defender, an anti-malware application that automatically scans and cleans PCs to remove viruses and other malware threats. California (PRWEB) November 04, 2013 Today, OSHI Software, a developer of security solutions for Windows-based computing systems, announced the release of OSHI Defender, an anti-malware application that automatically scans and cleans PCs to remove...

Ransomware Gives Victims A 'Late Pay' Option To Recover Files
2013-11-04 14:31:14

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Some PC users have recently had their systems infected with a new batch of “ransomware,” a virus that holds files for ransom until the owner pays the creator of the software and receives a digital key. The owners of this new virus, called CryptoLocker, have been asking their victims to pay $300 to $700 within 96 hours. Failure to do so would result in files becoming lost forever, claimed the virus operators. Now the security...


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