Posts Tagged ‘Antivirus’

Microsoft has released its Defender anti-virus app for Macs. Here’s everything you need to know about this.

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If you are getting the dreaded “Blue Screen of Death” (BSoD) crash after Windows 10 Anniversary Update, here’s what you need to know.

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Ever since the start of modern computers, malware has been an omnipresent issue. Viruses, Trojans, rootkits, spyware, keyloggers and several others of the like continue to assault your computing devices all the time, looking for vulnerabilities and loopholes in your defenses to get through. Generally, users have become aware enough to deploy some form of protection on their desktops and notebooks, and while infections continue to plague the computing world, they’re significantly reduced in impact.

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In light of the recent Flashback malware infestation, it appears running OS X is not enough by itself to protect you from the bad stuff circulating around the web. Always considered to be a safe haven from the Trojans and viruses, Mac users can ill afford to be complacent nowadays, and many have been looking around for the best antivirus packages around.

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In a recent post on avast! Mobile Security BETA app, we promised that we’ll be discussing the growing perception among smartphone enthusiasts that Android is an insecure mobile operating system and that it is prone to malware, just like Windows is on the desktop. This perception is, for the most part, a product of the hype created by certain security solution-providing companies and the blogosphere itself.

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If you’re an Android user, you better stay on the lookout for a new form of Android malware: DroidKungFu. Discovered by Assistant Professor Xuxian Jiang and Ph. D. student Yajin Zhou, both from North Carolina State University, this reflects yet another evidence that hackers are interested in this open but also largely unprotected platform.

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According to Lookout, an Android anti-malware maker, there’s a new threat in the wild that is said to have affected between 30,000 and 120,000 headsets already.

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Now that Windows 7 has been released for all the consumers worldwide, I thought this was the right time to list down our top recommended antivirus plus antispyware solutions which are compatible with this latest version of Windows. Windows as we all know is by far the most widely used platform out there, unfortunately because of which it is prone to virus and spyware attacks. To stay free from viruses, it is imperative to have the right antivirus solution installed which is both effective and light on system resources. Among various free antivirus solutions that are floating around the web, let’s take a look at some of the best free antivirus options that are available for Windows 7 systems.

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Microsoft today has released the final version of their free antivirus/antispyware solution for Windows 7, Vista and XP. Microsoft Security Essentials is a free antivirus and antispyware solution which protects your computer against unwanted threats and viruses. It promises to give high-quality protection against viruses and spyware, including Trojans, worms and other malicious software.

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Microsoft Security Essentials is a free antivirus and antispyware solution for Windows which protects your computer against unwanted threats. Microsoft Security Essentials promises to give high-quality protection against viruses and spyware, including Trojans, worms and other malicious software.

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Exclusive screenshots from the upcoming antivirus from Microsoft dubbed Morro – named after a beach in Sao Paulo Brazil. Morro is a replacement to Windows Live OneCare PC care and security suite which Microsoft discontinued in November last year.

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