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Ballmer: MSBlast hits home

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells a packed house at Silicon Valley's Churchill Club how "terrible" he felt at hearing the news of MSBlast. In conversation with Roger McNamee, Co-founder and Managing Director of Silver Lake Partners and Integral Capital Partners, Ballmer talks openly about emerging markets, Linux and stock options and has compliments for Google, Apple and IBM.

November 1, 2007


MSBlast and the Northeast power outage

The computer virus hindered response, acknowledges the Department of Homeland Security's top cybersecurity official.

By February 16, 2005


Free scanner tests for Microsoft vulnerability

Free scanner tests for Microsoft vulnerability

By August 10, 2006


The great antispyware consolidation

The great antispyware consolidation

By January 24, 2006


Viruses with trigger dates

Viruses written to act on a specific date or time can can spread panic, but few, so far, have lived up to expectations.

By April 2, 2009


All quiet on the Conficker front. Now what?

Just because Conficker has been quiet doesn't mean it won't act in the future, turning unsuspecting PCs into spam-sending drones or stealthily stealing passwords, experts say.

By April 1, 2009


Will cyberintrusions crash U.S. electrical grid?

Some think it's highly possible, so politicians are calling for tougher security regulations to deal with potential catastrophe that could arise from inadequately protected systems.

By October 17, 2007


Laplink PCDefense

As a security app, Laplink PCDefense needs a thorough interface overhaul and a perhaps a rethink about its purpose before we can recommend it.

May 10, 2006

2.5 stars Editors' rating May 10, 2006

MSRP: $29.95


McAfee Internet Security 6.0

McAfee Internet Security 6.0 is fine, but Norton Internet Security 2004 is a better deal, thanks to superior spam filtering.

November 19, 2003

3 stars Editors' rating November 19, 2003

MSRP: $69.99


McAfee VirusScan Professional 8.0

VirusScan Professional 8.0 sports a trimmer profile, a simpler interface, fast performance, and two user licenses, but support is more of a hassle than before.

October 14, 2003

4 stars Editors' rating October 14, 2003