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Oops! Avira Anti-Virus Update Disables Windows PCs

May 15, 2012 |

A recent update detected almost every executable file as malware.

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Mac OS X Leopard Update Removes Flashback Malware

May 15, 2012 |

The update removes common variants of the Flashback Trojan on OS X 10.5.

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Adobe Agrees to Provide Free Photoshop, Illustrator Security Updates

May 14, 2012 |

The company now says it will release free patches for Illustrator, Photoshop and Flash Professional.

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Severity of Windows 8 Privacy Flaw Questioned

May 11, 2012 |

Security experts say concerns about a recently-disclosed privacy flaw in Windows 8 may be overblown.

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Adobe Patches Security Flaws ... For a Price

May 09, 2012 |

The upgrades that patch the vulnerabilities cost as much as $249.

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Microsoft Issues 23 Fixes In Big Patch Tuesday Release

May 08, 2012 |

Jumbo patch set fixes "Sons of Duqu" vulnerabilities across the Microsoft code base.

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Mac OS X Security Flaw Exposes Passwords in Plain Text

May 07, 2012 |

The vulnerability was first noted soon after Apple's latest OS X update was released.

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Adobe Patches Critical Flash Player Security Flaw

May 07, 2012 |

All users are urged to update to version 11.2.202.235.

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Google Patches Five Security Flaws in Chrome 18

May 02, 2012 |

Three of the vulnerabilities are rated high risk.

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Microsoft Security Essentials Updated to Version 4.0

April 27, 2012 |

The company says the new version improves both scanning performance and malware detection rates.

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Kaspersky: Apple Security Is '10 Years Behind Microsoft'

April 26, 2012 |

Eugene Kaspersky says Apple has a lot of catching up to do.

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Intego Warns of New Flashback Malware Variant

April 24, 2012 |

The new version, Flashback.S, doesn't request an administrative password prior to installation.

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WordPress 3.3.2 Patches Security Flaws

April 23, 2012 |

Vulnerabilities were patched both in the platform itself and in three external libraries.

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HP Report: More Attacks, Despite Fewer New Vulnerabilities Overall

April 19, 2012 |

Attackers are taking advantage of high-severity and unpatched vulnerabilities, according to HP's Top Cyber Security Risks Report.

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Symantec Reports Gradual Decline in Flashback Infections

April 18, 2012 |

The security firm says the number of infected computers is now down to 140,000.

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Review: McAfee Endpoint Protection Suite

April 18, 2012 |

In addition to its traditional malware detection capabilities, McAfee's Endpoint Protection Suite offers some useful extra components, including a firewall.

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New Windows Ransomware Found

April 17, 2012 |

The new variant stops the operating system from loading until a ransom is paid.

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New Sabpab Mac Malware Found

April 16, 2012 |

The Trojan doesn't require any user interaction to infect a victim's machine.

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Mozilla Enhances Plug-in Control in Firefox

April 16, 2012 |

Software engineer Jared Wein says the aim is to improve security, reduce memory usage, and open up the Web.

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Mac Security: A Myth?

April 13, 2012 |

Apple is taking steps to address the Java vulnerabilities behind the Flashback Trojan outbreak. But Java isn't the only attack vector for OS X -- and Apple users can no longer cling to the belief that Macs are virtually immune to malware.

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