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  1. Bitdefender releases anti-virus software for OS X

    Industry News
    BitDefender, makers of security software for Windows computers, today announced the release of anti-virus software for Mac OS X users. Similar to its Window's products, BitDefender Antivirus for Mac has been developed to secure Mac computer systems from viruses and other malware threats. The...
  2. Bitdefender announces Anti-virus software for OS X

    Apple Computing
    BitDefender, makers of security software Windows computers, today announced the release antivirus software for Mac OS X users. Similar to its Window's products, BitDefender Antivirus for Mac has been developed to secure Mac computer systems from viruses and other malware threats. The company...
  3. Consumers continue to click on spam despite the risks

    Industry News
    A significant percentage of consumers in North America and Europe continue to click on spam emails despite the fact they know that bots and viruses spread through risky email behavior, according to a survey by the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG). About half of the users who responded...
  4. Free anti-virus software gets an update

    Industry News
    AVG Technologies today announced the commercial version 9.0 of its popular anti-virus software is now available to consumers. The company's free offering, AVG 9.0 will be available later this month. The developers promise the new version will be considerably faster, offer improved scanning...
  5. Microsoft releases free security software

    Industry News
    Microsoft today released Microsoft Security Essentials Version 1.0, anti-virus and spyware protection software for computers running on the Windows operating system.  Security Essentials and all automatic updates will be free of charge and no registration is required. So why is the company...
  6. Avast! Home Edition Free vs. Avira AntiVir Personal Free

    Windows Computing
    After many years of using various versions of AVG Anti Virus Free, and much to my chagrin, support for AVG Free 7.5 (both virus and program updates) officially ended on April 30, 2009. However, due to my own experiences and the number of other complaints I have read about the bloat and...
  7. shawsecure (F-secure) rated 15th out of 16 AV products

    Shaw High Speed Internet and Home Phone
    This site http://www.av-comparatives.org shows the F-secure product doing a poor job in anti-virus, anti-trojan, etc. It detects on average only 20% of malware presented, while the leading candidate (avira) detects 71%. Has anybody been hit by malware than made it through the Shaw Secure...
  8. Apple removes antivirus support page

    Apple Computing
    A support page on Apple’s Web site recommending users purchase antivirus software for their Macs received a lot of attention over the past couple of days, but on Tuesday Apple removed the page from its Web site. Bit of a tempest recently! interesting a whoops post on Graham Cluley's blog but...
  9. Comodo introduces free internet security suite

    Windows Computing
    Comodo Security Solutions, Inc., makers of the excellent and free Commodo Firewall released two new security products this week for Windows users, Comodo Internet Security and Comodo Internet Security Pro.
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