McAfee rolls out 2014 versions of security products

With the end of 2013 in sight, McAfee Inc. has launched next’s year line of security suites aimed at consumers and small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Monday, the security solutions provider released

Published on: September 9th, 2013 Candice So

AVG gives resellers a dashboard to serve SMBs

Managed service providers (MSPs) and resellers using anti-virus company AVG Technologies will now be able to use one unified dashboard to serve small business customers. In a press briefing in New York on

Published on: September 6th, 2013 Candice So

AVG announces new product line, focuses on mobile and privacy

Anti-virus solutions provider AVG Technologies has launched a new product line, rolling out updated versions of its anti-virus software for consumers as well as small to mid-sized businesses (SMBs). On Sept. 4, the

Published on: September 5th, 2013 Candice So

Intel, McAfee link security to the chip

Nearly seven months after Intel shelled out US$7.68 billion for antivirus vendor McAfee, the two companies are offering a glimpse of their future.At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco Tuesday, McAfee will

Published on: September 14th, 2011 Robert McMillan

Spammers can be quite creative

By Mathew Nisbet Spammers will try anything to get their spam past your filters and into your inbox. We've seen many tricks involving random text hidden in the body, use of images, a

Published on: November 19th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

The Last Throes of Traditional Anti-Virus Software

It should come as no surprise to anyone that given the vast numbers of malicious software anti-virus companies are claiming to detect, the number of viruses out there is practically limitless. With the

Published on: May 11th, 2010 Claudiu Popa

No love lost — 10 years after the Lovebug virus

The 4th of May 2000 was a game-changing day for antivirus security. A virulent worm was about to catch security experts by surprise and cause chaos to an estimated 45 million email users

Published on: May 6th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

5 million reasons why crooks peddle bogus software online

Criminals can make as much as $5 million a year by planting nearly worthless security software on PCs, then badgering users with so many bogus malware warnings that they fork over their credit

Published on: November 4th, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Symantec offers small businesses “hassle free” security apps

Small business operators often carp about resource-guzzling security products that eat up precious computer memory, slow down their processes, and require extra time to maintain.But Symantec Corp. says it has the antidote –

Published on: July 16th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Norton AV 11 for Mac likely to boost OS X Leopard adoption

The release by Symantec Corp of anti-virus software product designed for Apple's new Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard is likely to further boost the operating system's desirability, according to a Canadian technology analyst.Symantec's

Published on: December 13th, 2007 Nestor Arellano