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.
A new piece of malware targeting Macs was discovered this week. It's called Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor and here's everything you need to know about it and keeping your Mac safe.
Microsoft is offering a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users. Can't beat that deal. But you should check to make sure your files, applications and settings remain intact after the transition.
Awareness is the most important aspect of any computer-security scheme, so monitor all your online and financial accounts--and change your password regularly.
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.