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2009-01-27 07:00:00

New data from AVG illustrates extent of problem, shortcomings of traditional protection approaches AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- AVG Technologies, a leading developer of Internet threat protection solutions, has released statistics that paint a disturbing picture of the way web-borne threats are developing. The primary attribute of web infections today is transience - close to 60 percent of sites launching so-called drive-by downloads or social engineering attacks are...

2008-10-09 12:00:22

The latest F-Secure Internet Security 2009 consumer product has achieved excellent results against its main competitors in the major comparison of Internet security suites recently conducted by AV-Test.org, an independent testing organization specializing in security solution testing. F-Secure Internet Security 2009 also showed improved performance compared to last year's version of the product, including faster scanning speed and response times. AV-Test.org covered a range of metrics,...

2008-08-20 09:00:44

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Seamless Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: SMWF) announced today that, as of today its subsidiary Seamless TEK LABS, Inc. (FKA Seamless Skyy-Fi, Inc.) will begin marketing the Seamless Secure Internet Browsing (S-SIB) software program with AVG Technologies' Anti-Virus programs as a bundled solution. "Partnering with AVG Technologies enables us to offer a broader security program to our customers," stated Ken Reda, President of Seamless TEK Labs,...

2008-06-30 09:02:40

Leading security software vendor, PC Tools, today announced the launch of iAntiVirus BETA Edition, a light weight anti-virus and anti-spyware tool, designed specifically for the Mac operating system. Providing real-time protection and comprehensive system scanning, iAntiVirus is designed to detect and remove Mac specific threats, to ensure your Mac remains safe. This launch coincides with Apple's recommendation to install and use anti-virus software to scan files, in its recently released...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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