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Pwn2Own Hackers Try to Take Down Browsers

March 24, 2010 |
This year's hacking contest will put Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox on the firing line. Should we be worried?
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Mozilla Scrambles to Close Firefox Vulnerability

March 23, 2010 |
Mozilla patches a critical flaw that a few weeks ago it doubted even existed.
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Better Backups Mean Better Data Security

March 22, 2010 |
Guard against malware and protect your data by configuring your PC to be as "bullet-proof" as possible.
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Google Hardens Browser Ahead of Critical Hacker Test

March 19, 2010 |
Google patches Chrome for eight vulnerabilities that could have left users at risk.
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7 Cool, Free Security Applications

March 18, 2010 |
Eric Geier offers an interesting list of free security apps, including biometric logins, encrypting flash drives, and locking down public workstations.
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Microsoft Offers IE Exploit Workaround, Promises Patch

March 16, 2010 |
On the heels of a researcher releasing an exploit for a newly discovered security hole, Microsoft has vowed to deliver a speedy patch and to help out worried users.
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Improve Windows Security with Smart Cards

March 12, 2010 |
Security authentication and single-sign on are among the benefits to enterprises using Vista and smart cards.
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Apple Updates Safari for 16 Flaws

March 12, 2010 |
More than half the Apple browser's security flaws are in the WebKit rendering engine, which is also used by Google's Chrome.
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Westin Hotel's POS Hacked

March 12, 2010 |
A cyber attack breached the Los Angeles Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites point-of-sale systems for several months last year.
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Hacker Releases Metasploit Exploit for IE Zero-Day Hole

March 12, 2010 |
What started as 'targeted' attacks may now expand into a full-blown pandemic, since a hacker figured out how to turn hints into a Metasploit exploit module.
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Increase Laptop Security with BitLocker

March 11, 2010 |

If your laptop is running either the Ultimate or Enterprise editions of Windows 7 or Windows Vista, you can take advantage of the BitLocker feature to encrypt the hard drive. Here's how.

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Vodafone HTC Smartphone Ships With Malware

March 10, 2010 |
Panda Security discovered Confiker, Mariposa, and Lineage password stealing malware samples installed on a recently purchased Vodafone HTC Magic smartphone.
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Microsoft Patch Tuesday: Two Bug Fixes, IE Warning

March 10, 2010 |
Besides patches for Microsoft Excel and Windows Movie Maker, Patch Tuesday includes a warning about zero-day attacks on some users via Internet Explorer 6 and 7.
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PC Security: Energizer DUO Software Carries Trojan

March 08, 2010 |
Government security experts are warning consumers that using Energizer's DUO USB battery charger could leave their Windows PCs open to attack from hackers.
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Buying Guide: Enterprise Online Backups

March 05, 2010 |

Part of keeping your data secure is creating a reliable, secure system of backing up that meets all your needs. We help you shop for the best solution.

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Windows Security Gets Boost from ClamAV

March 04, 2010 |
Open source antivirus comes to the Windows desktop with a little help from a new cloud backend to accelerate security.
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Should Malware-Infected PCs Be Banished?

March 03, 2010 |
Microsoft proposes throwing malware-infected PCs into quarantine and denying them Internet access. The company also announces availability for its new identity management product.
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How to: Set Up TrueCrypt Disk Encryption, Part 2

March 03, 2010 |

In the second and final part of this series, we cover more advanced methods of configuration and mounting of this open source tool.

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Microsoft Warns: Don't Press "F1"

March 02, 2010 |
A new zero-day vulnerability threatens to use Windows help files against users, if they can be convinced to press F1, the traditional key for help. ("It's a trap!")
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Trojan Pretends to Be Microsoft Security Suite

February 27, 2010 |
Quick quiz: Does Microsoft charge users for its Security Essentials software? How do you tell whether software is from Microsoft or from hackers trying to hold your PC for ransom?
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