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anti-malware scanning

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How to use the Google Software Removal tool in Windows

Not sure if you have a malicious toolbar or extension messing with your settings? Check out this tool from Google to investigate what's going on with Chrome.

By September 29, 2014

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Popular antivirus tools for OS X tested, again

New testing outlines which Mac malware tools detect known threats the best.

By January 31, 2014

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How to keep your Mac running in tip-top shape

Here are some tips and tricks to keeping your Mac running at its optimal speed.

By May 31, 2013

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Traces of malware activity detected in App Store game

A suspicious iframe link has been detected in an App Store program. Here's why you shouldn't worry.

By May 3, 2013

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How you may have inadvertently participated in recent DDoS attacks

The botnets driving the recent distributed denial of service attacks are powered by millions of infected computers. Their coordinated flood of requests overwhelms the Internet's DNS servers, slowing them down and even knocking the servers offline. The long-term solution for site operators and visitors alike may rely on reluctant ISPs working together.

By April 2, 2013

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A look at Intego's 2013 security software for OS X

Intego's new approach to security offers a simple interface with more relevant software.

By March 7, 2013

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How we test antivirus and security software

Testing security suites isn't glamorous, but effective software can be all that keeps you from an infected machine. Here's how CNET determines security suite performance.

By February 14, 2013

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Google finds 9,500 new malicious Web sites a day

Search giant details how much malware its Safe Browsing keeps away from users and hints at scanning Chrome extensions.

By June 19, 2012

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Meet the little box that could stop Flame and Stuxnet

A new plug-and-play device for factories and power plants could stop malicious code from triggering a major malfunction, or worse.

By May 31, 2012

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Symantec takes up the iAntivirus reins

The new anti-malware utility joins other free options for OS X

By May 23, 2012