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2010-11-25 07:00:00

BEIJING, Nov. 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today, China's leading network security services provider, Qihoo 360, released an emergency network security warning, claiming that it has first discovered an Exploit Code of an 18-year latent high-risk 0day vulnerability that affects all Windows versions. This vulnerability named as "elder" is very likely to confront worldwide computer users with a new round of malicious attacks. However, netizens on the Chinese Mainland do not need to worry...

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2009-11-11 11:25:20

During this month's security checks, Microsoft found no issues that needed to be resolved for Windows 7, its newest operating system. According to the Associated Press, Microsoft fixed several bugs for its software products, but none of the fixes involved Windows 7. Ben Greenbaum, a researcher at the antivirus software company Symantec Corp., told the AP that the lack of needed security fixes for Windows 7 was expected. "Attackers will take more time to figure out ways of breaking into...

2009-11-09 12:00:00

BOSTON, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- IT security software and data protection firm Sophos released a new report, "Windows 7 security: A great leap forward or business as usual?" that examines the progress Windows 7 has made in updating and adding new security features. With the recent release of Windows 7, many individuals and businesses are questioning whether or not the new platform demonstrates any significant security improvements over the Vista OS. Vista's security offerings demonstrated a...


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