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Downandup Worm Storming the Web

Downandup worm is infecting PCs all over the world in an exponential rate and F-Secure is estimating the infections to as high as 9 million infected machines already. Downandup worm is coded to exploit the recent vulnerability of Microsoft Windows operating system. “The number of Downandup infections are skyrocketing based on our calculations,” F-Secure’s Toni Kovunen said in a blog …

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AVAST Update Blocks WoW Account

I always start my day by powering my PC and checking news sites. My AVAST Home Antivirus is doing its routine by automatically downloading and updating its virus signature to the latest available which is always great for this free software. An e-mail arrived at my Windows Mail inbox coming from World of Warcraft’s billing informing me of my successful …

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IE7 Users Cautioned!

Microsoft warned all users of Internet Explorer 7 to immediately patch their browser to shun malicious code in the wild from controlling your PC. The latest exploit is a new zero day vulnerability and it specifically targets IE7, but there is a big possibility that other versions might be affected including 5, 6 and the latest IE beta 8. Microsoft …

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Opera Updates Browser to 9.63

Opera Software ASA today released another update for its flagship product – Opera Browser. The new browser is now on version 9.63. Security fixes is the main reason for releasing this update therefore they are encouraging all users to download the update on Opera’s website to safeguard you from malicious code that lurk the web. Issues fixed and changes by …

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Top Security Risk Software of 2008

Bit9, Inc. released its research entitled “2008’s Popular Application with Critical Vulnerabilities,” that lists popular consumer applications which most likely pose security threats that may compromise your PC. Bit9’s list named Firefox to be the most vulnerable application.  Top 12 consumer application are as follows: Mozilla Firefox Adobe Flash & Acrobat EMC VMware Player, Workstation and other products Sun Java …

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Morro: Free Antivirus from Microsoft

Microsoft will be bringing new programs to add protection for user who use their operating systems. Morro was named to be the successor of OneCare to be offered free on the 2nd half of 2009. Code-named “Morro,” this streamlined solution will provide comprehensive protection from malware including viruses, spyware, rootkits and trojans. Windows first offered free firewall on Windows 95 …

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Protect your PC with Avast Antivirus

Your responsibility to protect your PC is your main task to make sure you enjoy every bit of features your PC has to offer. That's were ALWIL Software came in and offer you an excellent antivirus packed with features that you may use free to protect your PC against intruders.

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Opera 9.62 Fixes High Security Issue

Opera Software released a patch for their Opera browser which fixes two high security issues. First security issue which were marked Extreme Severe is related to history search which could be used to execute arbitrary code, as discovered by Aviv Raff. When certain parameters are passed to Opera’s History Search, they can cause content not to be correctly sanitized. This …

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