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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.