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AntiVirus Software For Your Smartcar
Does your vehicle need antivirus software? It will soon. It’s hard enough to convince consumers to invest in (and update) antivirus software for their computers, but a hard look by TechCrunch at the potential for harm when it comes to malware infecting your car might make drivers think twice.... Read more
Deep Instinct: Next Gen Antivirus You Never Have To Update?
Israeli start-up Deep Instinct has plans to launch an antivirus service that can detect malware and viruses by essentially teaching itself to spot nefarious code… Having an antivirus and malware solution on your computer is a really good idea if you want to keep your digital life safe and... Read more
Host Of New Antivirus Updates Available On FileHippo
With all the news of recent hackings, data breaches, and other identity losses, one of the biggest threats to consumers is through phishing emails. After garnering millions of email addresses, scammers can flood your inbox with email offers that contain links to viruses, malware, and other malicious software. It’s... Read more
WinPatrol Update Makes This Threat Remover Even Better
Typical antivirus and antimalware software platforms all work in a pretty similar way. They scan your hard drive and look for any potential threats, then offer to clean out or remove those threats. The problem with this method of protection is that it can take a while, and can... Read more
RogueKiller’s New Update Is…Killer!
These days, you can’t be careful enough about your antivirus and antimalware protection. New threats crop up every day, and some of them have gotten quite nasty. We’ve moved on from the days of accidentally clicking a juicy link and installing a virus, or responding to a Nigerian prince... Read more
Comodo Internet Security Update, New Auto-Sandboxing Policy
Comodo Internet Security released a new update this week (v. that improved it’s already powerful suite of tools that aim to keep your PC safe in the face of even the nastiest malware. Dedicated Comodo users already know that the suite comes with URL filtering that blocks malicious sites,... Read more
Emsisoft Announces Release of Anti-Malware 10 and Internet Security 10
Emsisoft has announced the release of Emsisoft Internet Security 10 and Emsisoft Anti-Malware 10. The biggest news of the announcement claims a dramatic cut in scan times with a typical Malware Scan (previously known as as a Smart Scan) dropping from a time consuming 13 minutes to complete the... Read more
New Updates For RogueKiller Make It More Effective Against Malware
If you’re logging on these days (especially from a public hotspot or other unsecured connection) and you don’t have top-notch antivirus and antimalware software installed and updated, there’s no nice way to tell you this: you’re playing with fire. Fortunately, with the availability of free-but-worthy names in malicious software... Read more
Avast Software Issues Update For Its Free Antivirus Tool
You know you’re supposed to have an up-to-date, powerful antivirus software installed on your computer. So why don’t you? Is it those pesky little pop up boxes that tell you your computer isn’t protected? The constant reminders to update or upgrade? Is it the thought that because you don’t... Read more
Avira Free Antivirus 2015 Review
Avira Free AntiVirus (2015) is a reliable program designed to keep your operating system secure and protected. With features like an antivirus scanner that provides complete protection against malware, a browser tracking blocker that prevents ad networks from monitoring your every move online, deal finder, safe browsing that blocks... Read more
360 Internet Security Updated And Renamed 360 Total Security Essential
The new 360 Internet Security from QIHU, has just been released with new engines, a fresh new look and a new name. The new 360 Internet Security Essential is a high quality, free antivirus product for all your security needs. 360 Total Security Essential builds upon the strength and security... Read more
New Android Malware Simulates Shutdown and Mines Your Data
If you have an Android phone and have purchased third-party apps from outside of the more well-known app stores, you may have put your device at risk from an ingenious new malware that makes it look like you’ve shut off your phone, but instead has only simulated the shutdown... Read more
Worried About Security? Download AVG Free Edition
Security is on everyone’s lips these days and with good reason.  The amount of viruses and malware is an ever-increasing threat.  There are many applications that are available on the market, some at cost and some at no cost. But with so many to choose from, which application do... Read more
How To Run A Quick Scan Using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
I am not a betting man, but if I were, I would put money on the fact that either you or someone you know have been affected by rogue software at some point.  Whether that be a Virus, Worm, Ransomeware, or a Trojan or any other kind of Malware... Read more
How To Scan An External Drive For Malware Using Avast!
If your computer becomes infected with malware, it may not just affect your computer’s primary hard drive. They can also find their way into devices such as flash drives or external hard drives as well. Avast! Free Antivirus is able to perform a complete scan of your external hard... Read more
Ad-Aware Free Antivirus+ Update Available
Ad-Aware+ is a top Antimalware program which can provide you with comprehensive malware protection. Ad-Aware+ gives you real-time monitoring, threat alerts and updates its database automatically so you can relax in the knowledge that you are protected. With Ad-Aware+ installed you can feel free to shop and bank online.... Read more
Download The Latest Malwarebytes Antimalware Update
Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware is able to detect and remove malware, which the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware does this by monitoring every process and then stops a malicious process before it even is able to start. Some Key Features of Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware: Light... Read more
32% of PCs Infected with Malware
Protect yourself, why? We are always told to protect ourselves against viruses and rogue programs and be careful what emails we open, etc, etc, etc, but it begs the question, why? What harm can it do? We should all be aware of and know how to protect ourselves from... Read more