Sun, 23 Oct 2016 06:37:36 GMT
One of the most recent support call scams involves Microsoft's Security Essentials, the free antivirus solution that the company is offering to users of Windows 7 ...
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:52:03 GMT
It's been a long time coming, but it's true: Microsoft Security Essentials is no longer the absolute worst way to protect your Windows 7 PC. Rather, it's only the ...and more »
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:52 GMT
Το πρώτο ύποπτο γεγονός σχετικά με αυτό το ψεύτικο antivirus είναι ότι έχει σαν στόχο τα Windows 8 και Windows 10, ενώ το πραγματικό πακέτο μπορεί να εγκατασταθεί μόνο σε Windows 7 και παλαιότερα. Το Microsoft Security Essentials αντικαταστάθηκε για ...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:05:46 GMT
Microsoft attempted to solve the bootkit problem by implementing cryptographic verification of the bootloader in Windows 8 and later. This feature is known as Secure Boot and is based on the Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) -- the modern BIOS.and more »
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:59:18 GMT
My main anti-virus software is Microsoft Security Essentials on Windows 7. It's definitely a "set-it-and-forget-it" product rather than one for people who like constantly tweaking and customizing settings. Possibly because it's designed by Microsoft, I ...
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:30:02 GMT
A new study from AV-Test confirms that almost 30 leading Android security programs do a good job of keeping phones and tablets safe.and more »
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 23:43:27 GMT
For years, antivirus vendors have fought to blacklist PUPs, marking specific software as dangerous inside their security products. The makers of those programs didn't sit idly and, for years, have sued antivirus vendors whenever their software received ...
Tue, 26 Jan 2016 11:00:18 GMT
We've all loved to hate Microsoft's free Windows Defender software—it's been so mediocre that it's been considered the baseline metric in third-party tests.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 22:28:57 GMT
Many top antivirus programs have been rendered useless on Microsoft systems that installed the Windows 10 Anniversary update. Users have reported problems with Kaspersky Lab, Intel Security, Avast and others, ranging from features being disabled in the ...
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 17:27:23 GMT
Additionally, security researcher @dvk01uk says recent Locky variants now add the .ODIN file extension to ... deploy the ransomware. Small changes like these may look silly and worthless, but they help crooks avoid security scanners and antivirus ...