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Lets Talk About Antivirus Software!

(Submited by: Mike Ber )

Nowadays more and more people are using a computer. A lot of them use it at their work place, but an increasing number of computer users have also discovered the need to have a computer at home. At the same time the number of Internet surfers ... Read article

Anti-Virus Software

(Submited by: Ken Dennis )

Anti-virus software is used to find, remove or fix files that are infected with computer viruses. Most anti-virus companies release weekly updates of their databases to help keep you safe. Your anti-virus software uses these weekly updates (also ... Read article

Viruses and Worms, Protection from Disaster

(Submited by: Jeremy Martin )

Virus damage estimated at $55 billion in 2003. "SINGAPORE - Trend Micro Inc, the world's third-largest anti-virus software maker, said Friday that computer virus attacks cost global businesses an estimated $55 billion in damages in 2003, a sum ... Read article

The Move to a New Anti-Virus Model

(Submited by: Tim Klemmer )

This is the second in a series of articles highlighting reasons why we need a new model for anti-virus and security solutions.Reason #1: the Basic ModelAnti-virus software vendors still rely on yesterdays methods for solving todays ... Read article

Viruses and Worms: The Problems and Their Solutions

(Submited by: Soroush King )

History and BackgroundThe virus was one of the first ever threats to computer security. It brought a whole new fear upon computer users. Bugs and glitches could cause damage unintentionally, but a virus created havoc intentionally, and ... Read article

Traditional Antivirus Programs Useless Against New Unidentified Viruses!

(Submited by: Jason Frovich )

Every now and then you can read about a new virus and the damage it causes. The millions viruses costs companies each time they strike. It is however not only companies that are suffering from the damages caused by viruses. A virus can be just as ... Read article

Protect Your Computer!

(Submited by: Michael Antonucci )

To start this article, a joke: Why did the programmers mix up Halloween and Christmas? Because 25 DEC = 31 OCT. Haha! Well if you got that, you probably ... Read article

Web and Computer Security

(Submited by: Kashif Raza )

Well, if that would have been said to me by my father when I was 2 years of age, I would have understood. But when today, my own computer tells me that when I am 34, I wonder why I spent $1500 on my computer hardware and software just to enjoy ... Read article

Desktop Security Software Risks - Part 2

(Submited by: Tim Klemmer )

This is the third in a series of articles highlighting reasons why we need a new model for anti-virus and security solutions.Reason #2: the Desktop Security Software RisksThe risks of placing software on the desktop are such that I ... Read article

Internet Security Basics 101

(Submited by: Niall Roche )

The explosive growth of the Internet has meant that thousands of people are today experiencing the joys of being online for the first time. With growth there always comes pain. Be it your growing pains as a child or the growth and development of ... Read article

Three-pronged Trojan Attack Threatens Security on the Internet

(Submited by: Manish Katara )

Glieder (Win32.Glieder.AK), Fantibag (Win32.Fantibag.A) and Mitglieder (Win32.Mitglieder.CT) are not names of a modern day version of The Three Musketeers. These are Trojans engineered for a hacker attack that will infect computers and open them ... Read article

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