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The Boldest Software Backdoors of All Time

These 12 historically insidious backdoors will have you wondering what's in your software -- and who can control it.

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One-click test finds Gameover Zeus infections on PCs

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program.

One-click Test Finds Gameover Zeus Infections

Researchers from F-Secure created a Web page to test if computers are infected with the Gameover Zeus Trojan program

Google-owned VirusTotal releases file-scanning tool for Mac users

Popular file and URL scanning service VirusTotal released a new application that allows Mac OS X users to scan suspicious files with more than 50 antivirus engines supported by the service.

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VirusTotal releases file-scanning tool powered by 50-plus AV engines for Mac users

The desktop app allows Mac users to easily send files to be scanned with over 50 antivirus engines.

Antivirus Software Can't Keep Up with New Malware, Lastline Labs Analysis Finds

Brand new malware is detected by only around half of antivirus programs on the day it first appears, an analysis by security startup Lastline Labs has found after running samples through the VirusTotal online scanner.

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Symantec tailors sharper small business security suite with money-back guarantee

Norton Small Business works on Windows, OS X and Android with limited features for iOS

Symantec tailors sharper small business security suite

Symantec's latest product, Norton Small Business, is perhaps the most well-rounded offering the company has inserted into its product array for small companies.

Avast: Users frequently hitting websites loaded with ransomware

Fresh statistics from the maker of a widely used free security product show the extent to which users are encountering file-encrypting malware known as ransomware.

Avast: Users Frequently Hitting Websites Loaded with Ransomware

Avast's user base has landed on websites hosting ransomware more than 18 million times over six weeks

Time to modernize thinking, technology in fighting malware

A recent analysis of network traffic in thousands of organizations found the majority of them were hosting malware and bots, a clear signal that it is time for companies to move quickly to modern-day methods for detecting malicious...

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Time to modernize thinking, technology in fighting malware

A recent analysis of network traffic in thousands of organizations found the majority of them were hosting malware and bots, a clear signal that it is time for companies to move quickly to modern-day methods for detecting malicious...

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Advice from an Apple Tech: ClamXav is a valuable troubleshooting tool

ClamXav is a free Mac app that fights viruses, trojans, and other nasties trying to mess with your computer.

Antivirus is dead, says maker of Norton Antivirus

...but that's not quite true.

Symantec Lays Out Advanced Threat Protection Roadmap

With black hat hackers now outgunning legitimate organizations, the world's largest security company is adopting a new integrated approach to advanced threat protection.

Antivirus is Dead, Says Maker of Norton Antivirus

Antivirus is dead. So sayeth Brian Dye, Symantec's senior vice president for information security, in a weekend interview with The Wall Street Journal.

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F-Secure says 99 percent of new mobile malware targets Android, but don't worry too much

Of all the mobile platforms Android has by far the biggest malware problem—but it's still pretty rare.

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F-Secure Freedome review: VPN and security for mobile devices

F-Secure's Freedome rolls anti-malware technology and a VPN service into one for both iOS and Android.

Fave Raves: 33 Tech Pros Share Their Favorite IT Products

What IT pros like, in their own words.

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ZoneAlarm Extreme Security review: antivirus that lives up to its name

Extreme Security offers top-tier protection but lacks the cross-platform and mobile support that are becoming common in similar suites.

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