Latest Webroot AntiVirus with AntiSpyware Stories

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...

2011-02-25 06:00:00

BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Internet has simplified the way people live. With the ability to keep up with friends and family around the globe, buy virtually anything, do online banking and even file your taxes in just a few keystrokes, the Web has streamlined how we tackle everyday interactions. But along with the conveniences, it has also given us cyber criminals who can spread viruses that can wipe out your files and infiltrate your computer to gather personal...

2011-01-20 10:58:00

BOULDER, Colo., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Spyware goes by many names, including adware, malware, crimeware, scumware and snoopware, but no matter what you call it, its purpose is still the same: to creep into your computer files and send hackers your personal information, such as passwords and credit card numbers. Once the information is in their hands, hackers can steal your identity, use your credit cards, siphon funds from your bank accounts, and more. Simply put: it's bad news and...

2010-11-30 17:04:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone, from kids to grandparents, uses social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. They're a great place to keep in touch with friends, discuss the issues of the day and share news and opinions. And although these fantastic sites do have their upside, they also open users up to more computer viruses and online threats that may go beyond the power of their current internet security software or PC protection plan. Just a few of the...

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