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Developers, do you really need to autorun programs in Windows?

Just because you install some piece of software doesn't mean you want it running all the time. Applications developers should think twice about helping themselves to starting up.

By June 1, 2012

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Microsoft declares a victory against autorun malware

With new safeguards in place, Microsoft saw 1.3 million fewer infections over three months from autorun, which automatically executes commands when an external device is plugged in.

By June 17, 2011

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Five Android apps that prolong your smartphone's battery life

This collection of apps will not only extend the life of your handset, but could also improve its overall performance.

By April 29, 2013

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Android malware uses your PC's own mic to record you

Two apps discovered on Google Play by Kaspersky were set up to record their victims by tapping into the Windows microphone software.

By February 4, 2013

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Lock down USB drives in Windows with USB Disk Manager

USB drives can act as delivery systems for malware. USB Disk Manager can help you lock down USB drives to prevent them from spreading malware.

By July 6, 2012

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Shared code indicates Flame, Stuxnet creators worked together

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab say code is shared in the two threats and that there was an exploit in Stuxnet that was previously unknown.

By June 11, 2012

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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

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Android's a malware magnet, says McAfee

The amount of malicious software hitting Android devices in the third quarter jumped almost 37 percent, boding that 2011 will be the busiest year ever for malware.

By November 21, 2011

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Be safer than NASA: Disable autorun

A worm has infected machines on the International Space Station. But a few simple precautions likely could have prevented it.

By August 27, 2008

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Microsoft plugs 34 holes; Adobe fixes Flash Player bug

Microsoft Patch Tuesday includes 16 bulletins, and Adobe Systems issues five bulletins.

By June 14, 2011