antivirus

Webroot bricks Windows PCs after flagging system files as malware

Webroot bricks Windows PCs after flagging system files as malware

Antivirus update goes wrong.
Apr 26 2017 9:13AM
Anti-viruses can be hijacked via legit Windows tool

Anti-viruses can be hijacked via legit Windows tool

DoubleAgent attack hard to defend against.
Mar 22 2017 10:00AM
Testing reveals sad state of Android anti-malware apps

Testing reveals sad state of Android anti-malware apps

Ratings and reviews won't weed out badware.
Feb 28 2017 10:20AM
Sophos antivirus gaffe locks out Windows users

Sophos antivirus gaffe locks out Windows users

Flags login process as malware.
Sep 6 2016 5:05AM
Avast to buy AVG for $1.7 billion

Avast to buy AVG for $1.7 billion

Combined user bases to enrich threat data collection.
Jul 8 2016 6:55AM
Goodbye, PCs. You just can't be secured

Goodbye, PCs. You just can't be secured

[Blog post] Time to rethink enterprise users' computing platform.
Jul 5 2016 2:30PM
Malware whitelisted by Chinese antivirus after third-party bribes

Malware whitelisted by Chinese antivirus after third-party bribes

Elaborate scam to fleece online shoppers.
Apr 12 2016 9:35AM
When you can't trust your security vendor

When you can't trust your security vendor

[Blog post] The watchmen also need to be watched.
Jan 19 2016 2:57PM
Researcher finds gaping holes in Trend Micro antivirus

Researcher finds gaping holes in Trend Micro antivirus

Security vendor scrambles to fix remote code execution and silent password leak.
Jan 13 2016 6:40AM
Security vendor Tencent found cheating in tests

Security vendor Tencent found cheating in tests

Joins Qihoo 360 to be stripped of awards.
May 8 2015 4:54AM
Chinese security vendor caught cheating in AV test

Chinese security vendor caught cheating in AV test

Qihoo 360 loses certifications.
May 1 2015 6:33AM
The failure of the antivirus industry

The failure of the antivirus industry

[Blog post] Insights from AVAR 2014.
Nov 26 2014 10:37AM
China's IT security gamble

China's IT security gamble

[Blog post] Can Chinese antivirus vendors fill Symantec and Kaspersky's shoes?
Aug 6 2014 11:20AM
Antivirus vendor Avast suffers data breach

Antivirus vendor Avast suffers data breach

Community forum taken offline.
May 27 2014 3:31PM
Dangerous new Zeus malware fools anti-virus

Dangerous new Zeus malware fools anti-virus

Trojan tricks systems.
Apr 7 2014 11:01AM
Research detects dangerous malware hiding in peripherals

Research detects dangerous malware hiding in peripherals

DAGGER malware targets direct memory access.
Sep 26 2013 6:30AM
Antivirus apps knocked in malware report

Antivirus apps knocked in malware report

Web based malware active for 20 day on average.
Mar 27 2013 8:18AM
Chrome virus scanner coming

Chrome virus scanner coming

Browser takes on more desktop duties.
Jan 9 2012 12:47PM
Chrome to get virus scanner, URL pre-render

Chrome to get virus scanner, URL pre-render

Browser takes on more desktop duties.
Jan 9 2012 6:40AM
Killing Conficker, 1000 days on

Killing Conficker, 1000 days on

Comment: Why is a 'headless' worm still top of the malware ecosystem?
Aug 22 2011 11:29AM

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