114 Results for

anti-spyware

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Spot a phishing e-mail in 2014

Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.

By 28 January 2014

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IP theft commission wants to use malware to catch pirates

The Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property has submitted a report to the US Congress proposing anti-piracy measures and is considering the government-sanctioned use of ransomware.

By 28 May 2013

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40 ways to fix your PC before you call an expert

Windows can be scary place if you're no computer expert and your PC goes wrong, but most glitches can be solved by following these tips.

By 22 September 2012

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Google alert claims users' Internet may shut down July 9

Google is spreading information about the DNSChanger malware, but for some the warnings may persist even after removing the malware.

By 25 May 2012

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Friday Poll: Are you adding anti-malware to your Mac?

That resounding "Atchoo!" sound you just heard is a collective sneeze coming from thousands of infected Macs. Will you install anti-malware software now that Mac malware is said to be on the rise?

By 7 April 2012

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Android security apps are mostly useless, says report

With the number of Android apps soaring, the threat of a malware mugging is rising -- but most Android security apps won't protect you.

By 10 March 2012

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Photo theft security loophole found in Android too

A new security issue has been found with Google's Android OS that lets apps access user photos without asking.

By 2 March 2012

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Mystery and mayhem surrounding MegaUpload (roundup)

Hackers down government and entertainment Web sites after piracy arrest of people including Kim DotCom connected with the hosting site.

By 3 February 2012

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Carrier IQ faces lawsuits, lawmaker seeks FTC probe

Three lawsuits allege privacy-law violations, a congressman asks FTC to investigate, and activists seek FCC and DOJ probes of the mobile data-collection software.

By 3 December 2011

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How to prevent malware and adware downloads

Make sure all your software is up-to-date, watch out for suspicious e-mail, think twice before you click a download, and do a manual virus scan on downloaded files before you open them.

By 20 September 2011