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2011-05-12 09:25:00

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting consumers with "marketing-like" approaches, according to the security intelligence report released by Microsoft. As the general public becomes more aware of cybercrime, cybercriminals have gotten more sophisticated and continue to evolve their attack methods. Microsoft's latest report found that attacks were being run like marketing campaigns with fake product promotions, especially during events that generate a lot of media attention. A...

2011-03-15 11:35:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When it comes to creating Internet security threats, malware writers are masters of disguise and manipulation. They are constantly evolving their tactics to find new ways to trick PC users, steal their information, cause them financial harm. Unfortunately, even if you're careful to avoid questionable websites and delete spam email immediately, viruses and spyware can still find you - and infiltrate your system without your knowledge. Just...

2010-11-23 05:00:00

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As the holiday season approaches, shoppers are once again wracking their brains to think of the perfect gift for hard-to-buy-for family members and friends. Immunet, the developer of next-generation security and Cloud AntiVirus technologies, suggests giving the gift of PC protection with a $19.95 subscription of Immunet Protect Plus, the industry's premier cloud-based antivirus software with integrated real-time community protection against...

2010-11-18 12:03:00

MEDINA, Ohio, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Antivirus and security company Thirtyseven4, LLC warns today of the increasing danger of performing online searches for leaked Black Friday ads. It has been observed that cybercriminals, using a technique called Search Engine Optimization (SEO) poisoning, have already begun targeting anxious consumers looking to get a jump start on their day-after-Thanksgiving shopping. SEO poisoning is a technique that exploits weaknesses in how search engines...

2010-08-09 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's antimalware laboratory, today released a guide for identifying tell-tale signs of PC infection. In today's environment rampant with cybercrime, it is essential that PC users employ an antivirus solution to keep their systems protected. However, given the breadth and sophistication of today's current malware, sometimes an antivirus solution is not sufficient enough. It is imperative that users grasp basic security issues to...

2010-07-30 10:11:00

BOULDER, Colo., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A disturbing Internet security trend is putting home PC users' identities at risk. Phishing Trojans, a kind of Internet security threat designed to steal your personal information and wreak other havoc on your PC, have been taking on new forms. In some cases, cybercriminals use them for "phishing" your log-in credentials and other sensitive information. In other cases, they're triggering phony antivirus programs to appear on your PC and trick you into...

2010-06-03 08:00:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Cloud Antivirus, the first and only cloud-based anti-malware service to protect home computer users both on- and off-line, has been upgraded and expanded. The upgrade of Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Edition improves and extends the protection provided by the original free product, and Panda Cloud Antivirus Pro is a brand new commercial version of the product that delivers expanded support services and automation capabilities for greater...

2010-05-27 07:47:00

FAIRFAX, Va., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading provider of proactive security solutions from single desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today announced the general release of Norman Security Suite PRO Version 8 for Valued Added Resellers and Managed Service Providers serving the U.S. market. One of many new capabilities includes the ability to detect and prevent installation of rogue antivirus programs currently plaguing PC users of the Internet. Today, millions...

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2010-05-22 06:30:00

Canadian researchers warned on Friday of a new strain of advertising software that can infiltrate laptop computers linked to wireless networks in Internet cafes. University of Calgary computer science researchers have dubbed the potentially infectious ad software "Typhoid adware" for its ability to spread publicly through unsuspecting laptop users. The adware works in similar fashion to Typhoid Mary, the first identified healthy carrier of typhoid fever who spread the disease to dozens of...

2010-04-28 09:40:00

MEDINA, Ohio, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Antivirus and security company Thirtyseven4, LLC announced today the immediate availability of its Thirtyseven4 Educational (EDU) Program. Under the initiative, IT Directors, Technology Coordinators and Network Administrators of K-12 schools, colleges and universities can receive a free, twenty-five user license of Thirtyseven4's flagship product, Thirtyseven4 Antivirus for one year. Thirtyseven4 Antivirus is a five-in-one protection suite that...