McAfee will pay $33 million upfront to acquire privately held Solidcore Systems, as part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen its security offerings.
All the top desktop browsers now can use a plug-in that blocks Web site ads -- except for nonintrusive ones from companies that pay to be whitelisted.
Comments on YouTube videos can be a wretched hive of scum and villainy. Now Google is arming uploaders with Google+ comment moderation powers.
Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7 and Vista is a great, free security package that is almost perfectly transparent. If you want to use it with an added layer of control, TinyWall is a terrific add-on.
As malware seems to be proliferating at an alarming rate, security vendors appear ready to rethink their approach to blocking code that may be harmful to your PC.
Despite longtime diagnoses that antivirus software is doomed, security will become a service for mobile devices, experts predict.
Many enterprise and government PCs are filled with unauthorized software, including malware, according to the results of a new survey from Bit9.
OpenDNS is a free DNS service.
Chrome OS' reliance on the cloud and the privileges it gives to extensions make it vulnerable to hackers, says a security researcher with WhiteHat Security.
Two companies form joint venture to offer cloud-based security products and consulting services to enterprise customers.