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Critical Windows file labeled as malicious by AVG Anti-Virus (1)

No one wants to run a security program that uses false positives.More
News What's new   November 12, 2008  

Why hackers are faster than you are

Computer security researchers came up with an idea why internet isn't a safe place.More

Block malicious websites in advance (Updated) (9)

There are plenty of malicious websites today. Some of them install trojans and other malware once you visit them and others pretend to be legitimate websites that sell security tools.More
Articles Internet Security   January 30, 2008  

Wireless networks not safe

People tend to rely on wireless networks a lot these days, but there are things concerning the security measures employed in this method of connectivity that people don't know about, thus putting themselves in danger of being spied on. More

The holiday scam season is comming

Not unlike retailers, cyber-criminals are getting ready for Black Friday, which marks the beggining of the holiday season in the United States.More
General News What's new   November 22, 2007  

Worms are not the major threat anymore (1)

Computer worms used to be the worst malware that could infect a computer some time ago.More

Universities take serious measures against illegal downloaders

Finally, illegal downloaders from American universities will be stopped.More
General News What's new   August 22, 2007  

New form of Nigerian scam

You have probably seen so-called Nigerian scam e-mails sent by purportedly rich persons, who need to discreetly move money to bank accounts in US, UK or other countries abroad.More
Spam and phishing   May 17, 2007  

SpyLocked and Spyware Locked updates (2)

We are seeing regular updates of infamous rogues SpyLocked and Spyware Locked.More
Viruses and parasites   May 12, 2007  

HijackThis acquired by Trend Micro (1)

Trend Micro, one of the leading antivirus and security software companies, acquired HijackThis, probably the most popular tool used in threat analytics and malware removal.More
Anti-spyware software News   March 14, 2007  

Valentine’s Day patches

On Tuesday, Microsoft released monthly security updates issuing patches to fix 20 vulnerabilities in its most popular software including Windows, Office and even new anti-spyware and antivirus tools. More
News Vulnerabilities   February 15, 2007  

HpHOSTS ?€“ untrustworthy resource (3)

hpHOSTS is a web site of the community managed hosts file, which is used for blocking access to thousands of malicious web sites.More
Articles Security   February 05, 2007  

Zango ignores legal settlement

Earlier this month, we wrote that Zango, the infamous adware company, has agreed to pay $3 million to settle a suit brought by the FTC alleging that the company used bad practices to install adware to millions of computers around the world without end user knowledge and consent. More
News Spyware related issues   November 21, 2006  

End of support for Windows XP Service Pack 1

Microsoft ends all support for Windows XP Service Pack 1 today.More
General News   October 10, 2006  

Hacking AIM (2)

"Have you ever wanted to get on your girlfriends, boyfriends, or just a friends AOL Instant Messenger screen name ...More
News Viruses and parasites   August 10, 2006