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New 'Star Wars' comic reveal will make you want to smack Han Solo

The new Marvel "Star Wars" comics are now considered canon by Disney and Lucasfilm, which means the latest revelation about Han Solo's love life will shock fans who thought they knew the smooth-talking space smuggler.

By June 3, 2015


Armello brings card and board gaming to the land of fairy tale and fable

Melbourne-based League of Geeks has been working on Armello, a tabletop experience in a folktale setting for PC, Mac, Linux and iPad.

By April 8, 2014


Pakistan's Internet filter has the Valley buzzing over who's bidding

The bids are now in, but whoever wants a piece of what is almost certainly a juicy contract is keeping quiet--and for good reason.

By March 17, 2012


AVG to acquire ID theft prevention specialist Sana

Amsterdam-based AVG gets Silicon Valley foothold with purchase of Sana Security, a provider of software using behavioral technology to block attackers from stealing sensitive information.

By January 13, 2009


'Freemium' antivirus firm Avast gets funding boost

Security vendor has received a $100 million investment from private equity firm Summit Partners, in exchange for a minority stake in the company.

By August 24, 2010


New antivirus software looks at behaviors, not signatures

In the war with online scammers, security vendors like AVG and Damballa are increasingly turning to software that monitors behavior of code rather than its signature.

By March 2, 2009


Security firms on police spyware, in their own words

Will companies that make antispyware software detect key loggers implanted by federal agents? We survey 13 companies and include their answers verbatim.

By July 17, 2007


Will security firms detect police spyware?

A recent court case dealing with key loggers installed by the feds invites the question: will security companies put the interests of their customers first? Security firms on police spyware, in their own words

By July 17, 2007


Windows defense handcuffs good guys

Microsoft's PatchGuard is designed to keep out malicious code, but security firms say it just keeps them at bay.

By August 10, 2006