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Malwarebytes accuses rival of software theft

Anti-malware provider Malwarebytes says it will take legal action against China-based IObit, but IObit says it is all a mistake.

By November 3, 2009

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My five favorite free Windows utilities

Whenever I set up a new PC, these are the first programs I install.

By October 15, 2014

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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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I don't use anti-virus software. Am I nuts?

Maybe I'm courting disaster, but my cheapskate approach to security has paid off so far. Here's my secret.

By June 25, 2014

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Malwarebytes: With Anti-Exploit, we'll stop the worst attacks on PCs

Launching its new Anti-Exploit software, Malwarebytes sets out to seal up the most-feared security gaps in browsers, PDF readers, Java, and Microsoft Office.

By June 12, 2014

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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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Five-deal Friday: Cheap storage, cheap calls, cheap gaming, and more!

Among the highlights: a $100 data-recovery suite absolutely free.

By March 15, 2013

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How to teenager-proof a Windows 7 PC

Once you're sure the PC is free of malware, create standard user accounts for each user and install an arsenal of free security programs and activity monitors to enhance the machine's virus resistance.

By April 24, 2012

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How to start Windows 7 faster

If Windows 7 takes more than a minute to start, it may have too many programs that open automatically with the operating system. Longer delays are an indication of a more serious conflict with a piece of hardware, a network, or other software.

By January 23, 2012

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How to secure your PC in 10 easy steps

Use encryption, keep your software up-to-date, disable images in e-mail, scan e-mail attachments for viruses, use a nonadministrator Windows account, scan for viruses manually, and use a secure-erase utility to destroy old data.

By November 15, 2011