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Comodo Anti-Virus: Savior or Devil in Disguise?

Imagine this: A reputable security company releases an eternally-free, “enterprise-class,” anti-malware engine that doesn’t waste CPU cycles, or otherwise molest your machine. Windows users rejoice that they can surf without fear of PTM (Porn-Transmitted Malware), and they line up to buy the company’s other, for-cash, products. A national holiday is named in honor of the [...]

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Experts: Cyber-Criminals Still Running Amok

BOSTON—Gathered in the subterranean confines of a decommissioned vault in the basement of the Boston Stock Exchange, a panel of IT security experts told the assembled crowd that short of locking all their proprietary information in such a contraption, there may be little hope for securing their data. Brought together on May 12 for imaging [...]

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Apple Patches 43 Flaws in OS, QuickTime

Apple Computer on Thursday patched more than 40 vulnerabilities in its Mac OS X operating system, associated applications, and the Cupertino, Calif. company’s Mac and Windows versions of the QuickTime multimedia player. The Mac OS X upgrade, dubbed Security Update 2006-003, contains 31 fixes and ups the operating system to version 10.4.6. It was the [...]

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Vista Bad News for Anti-Spyware Market?

The extra security features in Microsoft’s upcoming Vista operating system could negatively affect smaller security firms, according to a new report. The report, from the Yankee Group, suggests that as Microsoft users get a welcome security boost when the new Vista operating system is finally available, aftermarkets for anti-spyware and desktop firewall applications will be [...]

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Study Finds Sharp Rise in Mac OS X Flaws

May 08, 2006 (Computerworld) — Just because you use a Mac, don’t think you’re any more secure than a Wintel user. A sharp increase in the number of flaws discovered in Mac OS X suggests that the operating system from Apple Computer Inc. may soon be every bit as prone to malicious attacks as Windows, [...]

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Security Watch: Flash! Microsoft Patches Adobe Software Along With Windows, Exchange

Microsoft had a small surprise in this week’s security patches, but it was no surprise to find two critical vulnerabilities. Learn what was different this month in the Security Alerts and Updates section. Everybody wants a better Internet, but look carefully before you install the program that promises it. Go to our adware alert in [...]

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Exchange Flaw Poses ‘Worm Risk’

Microsoft released three patches – two of which it deems critical – on Tuesday in the May edition of its regular Patch Tuesday update cycle. Most seriously there’s a critical vulnerability in Microsoft Exchange which allows remote code execution (MS06-019). This security bug in Microsoft Exchange’s calendar function could lead to a worm, security tools [...]

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Doom for Anti-Spyware Software?

UPDATED: A Yankee Group report published today predicts imminent doom for anti-spyware makers with the release of Windows Vista. But don’t plan a funeral for WebRoot and Ad-Aware just yet. First, Microsoft has to sell the darned operating system. Microsoft (Quote, Chart)still has not spelled out the system requirements for Windows Vista, with less than [...]

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Security, the Microsoft Way

NEW YORK — Microsoft has every intention of working with networking giant Cisco on network access control protocols in its next version of Windows, the head of Microsoft’s security technology unit said at an event here Monday. “The notion of making sure these two technologies complement each other is a goal,” said Mike Nash, corporate [...]

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