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Windows 8 Review

If you want your desktop or laptop pc to be like your windows smartphone then Windows 8 is just the thing for you. Microsoft is updating Windows to make PCs work more like smartphones and to bring Windows to a whole new class of devices: iPad-like touch-screen...

Half of All Androids Contain Known Vulnerabilities

About half of all Android phones contain at least one vulnerability that could be used to take control of the device, according to new research. Duo Security, which launched a free vulnerability scanning app for Android this summer, said their preliminary data from...

Microsoft Windows Support Call Scams: 7 Facts

Have you ever picked up the phone to hear the following: “I’m calling from Microsoft. We’ve had a report from your Internet service provider of serious virus problems from your computer”? Of course the caller offers to help, offering a free...

More Android malware sprouting up amidst 2012 Olympics

Android has been cited time and again as the mobile operating system most plagued by malware. It might not come as a surprise then that cyber criminals are taking advantage of the 2012 Summer Olympics as an opportunity and a cover-up for more malware. Anti-malware and...

Mac Malware Spies On Email, Survives Reboots

Mac users, beware new malware targeting Apple OS X systems that’s disguised as an Adobe Flash Player installer. That warning comes via antivirus software vendor Kaspersky Lab, which said it first spotted the Crisis malware–also known as Morcut–last...

Targeted Attacks on Small Businesses Increase in 2012

In the first six months of 2012, 36 percent of targeted attacks focused on small businesses of fewer than 250 employees, and there were an average of 58 attacks per day, according to a new research report. At the end of 2011, small businesses were on the receiving end...

The end of DNS-Changer are you at risk?

Next Monday, 9th of July, at 06:00 (MEZ) the temporary DNS-servers setup by FBI will be shut down. But still there are still thousands of infected machines – one can wonder, what will happen to them? Computers in the internet have their own address – the IP-address....

DHS Issues Joint Warning On Flame’s Windows Update Hack

When you utilize Falcon’s Managed IT Service you reduce the risk associated with these types of attacks because Falcon manages your entire patch updates for the machines that we manage. Simply enabling automatic updates on your machines is not recommended....

New Spam campaign on Twitter Leads to Rogue AV

Early today, Kaspersky Lab discovered a new ongoing spam campaign on Twitter. Hundreds of compromised accounts are currently spamming malicious links, hosted on .TK and .tw1.su domains, leading to Rogue Anti Virus softwares. Here is an analysis of the infection at a...