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2010-09-22 06:00:00

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2010-08-31 12:30:00

BOULDER, Colo., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, LinkedIn...the list of social media sites people use almost daily seems to grow exponentially.

2010-07-07 05:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading global security innovator serving single consumer desktops to complex corporate and government networks, today issued a report detailing top security Internet threat trends for 2010. "Cyber criminals are putting increasing emphasis on using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter as effective 'spread mechanisms' for malicious software," said Arvid Gomez, Norman vice president, OEM and Technology.

2010-06-29 09:00:00

HERNDON, Va., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The security protecting Lockheed Martin's (NYSE: LMT) IronClad(TM) USB drives just got even stronger, thanks to the enhancement of a sophisticated "whitelisting" application from technology firm CoreTrace®.

2010-04-29 10:50:00

VICTORIA, British Columbia, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- RevenueWire is announcing today the recent addition of the Anti-Spyware giant STOPzilla to its affiliate network. Downloaded by over 20 million users in 65 countries worldwide, STOPzilla eradicates and blocks spyware, adware, pop-up ads, phishing attacks, hijackers, rootkits, trojans, bots, drive-by downloads, rogue programs, messenger service ads, keyloggers, malicious BHOs, dialers, and many more types of malicious software. Key STOPzilla...

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2010-04-17 10:05:00

A rootlet virus is causing some of the updates for Windows XP to not be installed on infected machines.

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2010-04-03 07:46:58

Two computer scientists explored how smart phones can be hacked, hijacked and exploited without their owner’s knowledge.

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2010-02-22 13:20:00

Computer scientists at Rutgers University have shown how a familiar type of personal computer security threat can now attack new generations of smart mobile phones, with the potential to cause more serious consequences.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).