Build 188.8.131.523’s notable fixes include ensuring the Sandbox works in Windows 8, adding a separate folder for backed up files disinfected by the product and ensuring Rescue Mode can also detect USB drives.» Read more
Lavasoft, makers of globally trusted Ad-Aware security software, announced the release of Ad-Aware Game Edition – a spin-off of its flagship product – aimed specifically to meet the needs of today’s online gamers and entertainment fans with real-time anti-virus and anti-spyware protection, and technology designed to deliver online protection without interruptions or resource strain.» Read more
How safe are you keeping your computer? Do you follow the religiously scheduled scans and Windows updates that all software and computer companies advise you to do? If you do, then you may think that you are in the clear, but recent findings have shown that no matter what you do, someone can still get into your computer system.
Data “leakage” is one attack on computer systems that has caught the eye of the technological world. With data leakage, whether or not your data is encrypted, if data is in actual use then accessibility to it opens up to outsiders. For instance, in terms of cached data, if you have your file opened up on your computer (decrypted) and are viewing or using it, and at the same time there are other programs that are open and working in the background, any of these programs could steal the information that you have on your opened cached data file.» Read more
Although Windows 7 has raised the bar in terms of out the box security, Sophos global sales engineer Chester Wisniewski believes that in some areas Windows 7 is a ‘regression’ from Windows Vista.» Read more
I am not a hacker in the legal sense. Hackers are people who break into other people’s personal data and use it for their gain. It is true that I hacked into company networks, but I never used the information to gain anything. Still, I spent five long years in federal prison.» Read more