Tag: webroot

Virus takes user's photo via webcam  
By Tim Ring | Dec 2, 2013 | Comment Now 
A rogue anti-virus product that blackmails people by secretly taking their picture with their webcam is on the rise.
 
Webroot adds anti-phishing capabilities to RSA 
By SC Staff | Jul 24, 2013 | Comment Now 
Webroot and RSA partnership.
 
Facebook adds Webroot, AVG and Panda as friends into AV Marketplace 
 
Webroot to terminate email service in November 
By Dan Raywood | Aug 27, 2012 | Comment Now 
Discontinues corporate email service a year earlier than expected.
 
Blackhole dominates rival toolkits 
By Dan Raywood | May 1, 2012 | Comment Now 
Blackhole booms.
 
Scammers pool talent to bolster malware, profits  
By Dan Raywood | Apr 26, 2012 | Comment Now 
Affiliate networks combine cracking talents.
 
BIOS rootkit attacks China 
By Dan Kaplan | Sep 16, 2011 | Comment Now 
But attack scope is limited.
 
Webroot launches Android security apps 
By Tom Brewster | Apr 6, 2011 | Comment Now 
IT consumerisation behind the push.
 
Analysis: Hybrid security here to stay 
By Liz Tay | Dec 24, 2010 | Comment Now 
Vendors to keep pushing layers of products.
 
Contractors, social networks weaken enterprise security 
By Liz Tay | Dec 9, 2010 | Comment Now 
Cybercriminals expected to launch more targeted attacks.
 
Webroot acquires anti-malware rival Prevx 
By Dan Raywood | Nov 2, 2010 | Comment Now 
Moves further into the cloud.
 
Webroot looks to double partner base 
By Negar Salek | Aug 19, 2010 | Comment Now 
Launches channel recruitment drive.
 
Webroot acquires BrightCloud 
By Mahesh Sharma | Jul 12, 2010 | Comment Now 
Detects web threats in real-time
 
Webroot warns of fake Windows update scam 
Mar 12, 2010 | Comment Now 
Convincing dialogue box likely to snare victims.
 
One in twelve websites contain 'inappropriate content' 
By SC Australia Staff | Sep 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
Rise in malware targeting social networking sites.
 
Security professionals put collaboration plans for social networking on hold 
By Dan Raywood | Apr 30, 2009 | Comment Now 
Half of information security professionals are intending to put plans for collaboration on hold over security concerns, according to a survey by Webroot.
 
Worm-Shiv causes problems with denial of service 
By Dan Raywood | Apr 14, 2009 | Comment Now 
A worm that prevents certain applications from working properly has been detected by Webroot.
 
NetAlert filters not given a chance: Webroot 
By Ry Crozier | Dec 17, 2008 | Comment Now 
The Rudd government has served an injustice on Internet users by prematurely cutting the previous government’s NetAlert family-side filter program and replacing it with an ...
 
Webroot offers free security hardware recycling 
Dec 4, 2008 | Comment Now 
Go Green initiative promises to scrap legacy kit if customers sign to SaaSoffering.
 
Webroot founder found dead in Hawaii 
By Dan Kaplan | Jul 15, 2008 | Comment Now 
Steven Thomas, was found dead Sunday in Hawaii, some two weeks after he was reported missing.
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