Hackers’ new ‘double-whammy’ attack threatens SMBs

The good news is that traditional techniques used by cyber criminals to cover their tracks are becoming less effective.The bad news – security researchers have recently discovered the emergence of combined attacks that

Published on: July 27th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Canada introduces anti-spam law as spam URLs become pervasive

The Government of Canada recently re-introduced anti-spam legislation, titled the Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (FISA), in the House of Commons. The goal of the proposed legislation is to deter damaging and

Published on: June 9th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Norton Internet Security offers top notch malware detection

Norton Internet Security 2010 has been investing in technology that detects malware by its behaviour, and it shows in this release, further bolstering this historically strong performer.The Norton Internet Security 2010 interface is

Published on: April 10th, 2010 Robert Vamosi

Free anti-spam and malware tool for Facebook

Are you getting tired of clearing out all those spam messages from your blogsite's comment section? You're not alone.  A recent survey released by online security software company Websense Inc. says that nearly

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Only genuine Windows users can use Microsoft’s free security software

Microsoft will block users running counterfeit copies of Windows from installing the free Security Essentials antivirus software, the head of the company's anti-piracy group said yesterday.Security Essentials, which launched early Tuesday, is basic

Published on: October 5th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Microsoft releases free anti-virus software today

Microsoft Corp. today said it will release a public beta of its free antimalware software, now called Microsoft Security Essentials, formerly "Morro," on Tuesday for Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.Although Microsoft was

Published on: June 23rd, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Fifty fabulous downloads to speed up your PC…most of them free — Part 3

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3We kicked off Part 1 of this blockbuster feature by focusing on a range of general PC tune up tools, and went on to talk about

Published on: September 29th, 2008 Preston Gralla