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Malware crashed systems during Windows security updates

Microsoft says computers that crashed while installing the latest security updates were infected with malware called a "rootkit" that had made changes to the Windows kernel.

By February 18, 2010


Protect your PC with Panda Internet Security 2008, free after rebate

Newegg has this full-featured security suite, which includes three licenses, for free after a $40 mail-in rebate. Shipping is free as well.

By August 8, 2008


Independent antivirus test labs join forces

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.

By March 25, 2008


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 December 2, 2011


Protect your PC from viruses with free AVG Anti-Virus 8.0

Grisoft's new version of AVG Anti-Virus 8.0 offers protection from viruses and spyware and doesn't cost a dime.

By May 12, 2008


Microsoft's new Windows Defender tool runs outside Windows

Available as a public beta, a new version of Windows Defender is designed to run off a CD or USB stick to scan your PC for malware before Windows loads.

By December 8, 2011


Behind the 'Flame' malware spying on Mideast computers (FAQ)

With possible ties to malware targeting Iran, the Flame spying software is seen as the latest cyber espionage attempt from a nation state.

By June 4, 2012


Norton AntiVirus 2008 (3-user) free after rebate, today only!

Fry's is offering the 3-user anti-spyware edition of Norton AntiVirus 2008 for $0 after a $50 mail-in rebate.

By December 27, 2007


Hands-on with Sunbelt Vipre anti-virus: Is it slow? Is it heck

We've got a new player in the glamorous world of anti-virus, and its name is Vipre. Does it have what it takes to stand up to the big boys?

By June 17, 2009