How to do a super-clean malware scan

No matter how good your security software, and how well you keep it up to date, there's always that nagging doubt: "What if some malicious program is interfering with my antivirus, protecting itself

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Lincoln Spector

Small firms must do more for safe online banking, experts say

Use a dedicated computer for online banking transactions to stay safe says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and American Bankers Association – but that alone won’t cut it if businesses really want

Published on: January 17th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Symantec’s Norton 2010 taps user pool for reputation-based security

Security vendor Symantec Corp. is capitalizing on the “crowd sourcing” trend by using its large user base to add a new reputation-based layer of security to its Norton 2010 line of products released

Published on: September 9th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Are signature-based antivirus tools dead?

Antivirus softwaremakes Greg Shipley so mad he has to laugh."The relationship between signature-based antivirus companies and the virus writers is almost comical. One releases something and then the other reacts, and they go

Published on: April 10th, 2008 Michael Fitzgerald

WebRoot AV – First rate protection at a reasonable price

In today's Internet world, protecting end-user PCs from the unknown is one of the most important things you can do. No matter how a system is compromised -- be it a virus or

Published on: January 9th, 2008 Keith Schultz

IDA clients suffer security breach

The securities firms that reported the breach have not confirmed the means by which accounts were accessed, but the Investment Dealers Association (IDA) pointed to pharming Web sites as another possible avenue. Only

Published on: October 17th, 2006 Shane Schick

Users plan defence against Mac attacks

It's as if an armed robbery had taken place in a friendly little village where nobody locks their doors.The Macintosh community is taking the outbreaks quite calmly, pointing out that the Mac is

Published on: March 22nd, 2006 Grant Buckler