Tag: antivirus

Feds Issue Alert That Symantec, Norton Antivirus Products Could Let Hackers Hijack Computers

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has issued an alert, warning of Symantec and Norton security risks. Severe vulnerabilities could allow hackers to take control of a computer or network, so it's paramount to get the latest security patches immediately.

Computers July 8, 2016

New Trojan T9000 Hacks Into Your Skype Conversations, Bypasses Even The Best Antivirus Apps

Network researchers found a new Trojan called T9000 that can attack Skype users. The Trojan can also bypass popular antivirus apps such as McAfee, Norton, Panda and more.

Internet February 10, 2016

Kaspersky Lab Denies Creating Fake Malware Data To Sabotage Rivals

Kaspersky Lab has issued an official statement in response to the latest Reuters report regarding its rumored unethical practices. The security firm denies any allegations of planting false information in its public virus reports in order to trick rivals.

Internet August 15, 2015

Top 5 Tips For Spring Cleaning Your PC

Spring is finally here, and while we clean our homes, it's also time to clean up our digital lives. Here are 5 tips for keeping your PC nice and clean.

Computers March 23, 2015

3 Free Apps for Securing Smartphones, Mobile Devices

Malware and spam no longer lurk solely on desktops and laptops. The mobile security tools listed here have the features to help keep smartphones and tablets protected from threats.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech December 18, 2014

Geek Gift: Top 3 Free PC Antivirus, Internet Security Tools

Operating a PC without any third-party antivirus software puts digital life at risk and there's no need to kick off a new year doing that. The support and girth of premium antivirus tools are worth every cent, but these free tools can get the job done quick in the meantime.

Apps/Software December 17, 2014

Meet A3, New Software that can Kill Malware and Automatically Repair Damages

Advanced Adaptive Applications or A3 was developed by a team of computer scientists from the University of Utah. Eric Eide, the leader of research team, believes that the A3 could help consumer devices in the future.

Apps/Software November 18, 2014

Symantec to release Norton Security, nine products rolled into one

Symantec will be consolidating all its products into Norton Security, as the company looks to move to a subscription-based service model.

Apps/Software August 20, 2014

Symantec streamlines Norton security services

Symantec is overhauling its Norton antivirus product line, consolidating the variety of products that it currently offers into one subscription-based service. It will offer a virus-free or money back guarantee.

Apps/Software August 19, 2014

John McAfee: Stop using Google, protect your privacy

John McAfee has called upon net users to avoid using Google in order to protect their privacy. The announcement was made at the Def Con event in Las Vegas.

Internet August 19, 2014

Antivirus software: AVG, Avast are solid free choices

While there are a number of antivirus solutions for computers on the market, some are considered industry leaders. AVG and Avast are both great options, but they don't do exactly the same things.

Apps/Software August 18, 2014

VirusTotal Uploader online malware tool for OS X now will keep your Mac secure

VirusTotal Uploader is now compatible with the Mac OS X. The utility scans various files and checks if they are infected with malware.

Computers May 28, 2014

Kaspersky Lab warns users of fake anti-virus apps

Kaspersky Lab discovered two examples of scammers exploiting their brand in the propagation of fake antivirus apps.

Gadgets May 20, 2014

Kaspersky rubbishes Symantec VP's claim that antivirus is 'dead', calls it marketing stunt

Symantec VP Brian Dye thinks that antivirus software is dead, but Kaspersky Lab head, Eugene Kaspersky, disagrees. He thinks that antivirus scanners should continue to be used alongside other methods for security.

Apps/Software May 9, 2014

Intel's decision to dump McAfee name delights antivirus software creator

Intel's decision to rebrand McAfee was a welcome news for the antivirus creator John McAfee, who said he is glad Intel has finally decided to drop his name from its products.

Apps/Software January 9, 2014

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