Although the software giant will stop providing updates to the venerable OS this April, it will keep offering anti-malware updates until July 2015.
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?
Company notes the first anniversary of Microsoft Security Essentials, its free anti-malware software, by publicizing some sobering security statistics.
With an updated engine and closer integration with Windows Firewall, the latest version of Microsoft's free anti-malware software is out of beta status.
Anti-malware provider Malwarebytes says it will take legal action against China-based IObit, but IObit says it is all a mistake.
Again, anti-malware software fails more than it succeeds. In the end, your skepticism may be your best defense.
Anti-Malware Test Lab and AV-Comparatives.org announce alliance to create a unique system of integrated tests to determine the effectiveness of commercial antivirus software.