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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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Windows 7 Anti-Piracy Update Available

February 26, 2010 |
Microsoft's update to its anti-piracy tool is now available via Windows Update, the company has confirmed.
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Phishing, SQL Injection Attacks Surged in 2009

February 25, 2010 |
IBM's X-Force security report finds that hackers have mastered the art of attacking Web browsers and document readers, even though application security has improved.
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Intel Hit By Cyber Attack

February 25, 2010 |
Chipmaker says it, too, was hit by a 'sophisticated' cyber attack in January, right around the same time that Google, Adobe, and a couple dozen other enterprises were hacked.
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Security Showdown: Mac vs PC

February 23, 2010 |
Columnist Kenneth van Wyck takes Windows 7 and Snow Leopard out for a spin to see which operating system offers the best security.
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Microsoft Says Rootkit Causes XP 'Blue Screens'

February 19, 2010 |
After a week-long investigation, Microsoft bug sleuths claim they've hunted down the cause of multiple reboots and crashes inflicted on Windows XP users.
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Mozilla Improves Browser Security with Firefox Patches

February 18, 2010 |
Mozilla offers Firefox 3.0.18 and 3.5.8 patches for a trio of critical security vulnerabilities that Mozilla fixed a month ago for Firefox 3.6 users.
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How to: Set Up TrueCrypt Disk Encryption, Part 1

February 17, 2010 |

Eric Geier gives step-by-step instructions for improving laptop security by protecting your data with TrueCrypt disk encryption.

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Microsoft Fights Malware with Anti-Piracy Update

February 17, 2010 |
According to Microsoft, users running pirated copies of its software are at much higher risk of encountering all kinds of malware attacks than users with legitimate copies.
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Microsoft Pulls Crashing XP Security Update

February 13, 2010 |
Company confirms that update meant to fix 17-year-old security bug is causing endless reboots and the Blue Screen of Death for some Windows XP users.
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Mozilla Retracts Add-On Malware Accusation

February 12, 2010 |
The Firefox developer revealed it had mistakenly identified an add-on to its popular browser as malware. Version 4.0 of the Sothink Video Downloader does not contain a Trojan.
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Google Chrome Updated for Six Security Flaws

February 11, 2010 |
Chrome 4 gets its first security fixes--three of them rated as "high" in importance. But it's not all bad news.
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