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Even without a security suite, Windows 8 is safer than Windows 7. Adding just about any third-party security suite makes it even safer, a new study finds.
Click Forensics concludes that bogus clicks on online advertisements rose to 17.1 percent for the fourth quarter, driven increasingly by botnets.
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The bilingual World Cup-themed worm took top spot in Sophos's list of most prevalent viruses last month.
The fracas over Hewlett-Packard's merger with Compaq Computer could come to an end this week. HP shareholders will vote on the merger Tuesday, followed by Compaq shareholders Wednesday.
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Canada ranks No. 1 worldwide in the percentage of its Web users that regularly tune into the U.S.-based file-swapping site, according to a new report.