Tag: antivirus

Emotet Banking Trojan Outsmarts 75% of All Antivirus Software

In the world of cybersecurity, the next threat is never too far away. Over the past few years, criminals have proven on multiple occasions that they can easily outsmart security researchers and experts. This has caused a lot of problems and damage already, yet it seems things may only get worse from here on out. A new banking Trojan is capable of getting past 75% of all antivirus software on the …
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5 Useful Tips for Preventing Ransomware Attacks

Computer security is an ever growing concern, not only for business organizations, but also personal computer users. Virus and malware have been old nemeses of responsible computer and Internet users from a long time. However, in the past few years, we’ve heard a lot about ransomware, a particularly dangerous form of malware. Ransomware is a computer malware that encrypts the whole or part of your hard disk files, rendering them …
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Ex-Mozilla Dev Suggests to Drop all AV Solutions other than Windows Defender

Robert O’Callahan, an Ex-Mozilla top engineer, has explained in a blog post why users should stop using third party Antivirus solutions. Specifically, he suggests Windows 8.1 users ditch all other AV programs and only leave the original Antivirus which comes with the Operating System – Microsoft’s Windows Defender. The announcement comes amid the lack of evidence suggesting that non-MS AV products do not provide any improvement in security, in fact, they …
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Top 4 Antivirus Fails

In this day and age, it would be considered highly irresponsible not to have an antivirus program installed on one’s desktop or laptop. Unfortunately, these antivirus solutions are sometimes faced with their own issues, which make them very annoying to deal with. In 2015 and 2016 alone, various providers of antivirus software had their own sets of issues that had to be addressed through emergency updates. #4 AVG Chrome Extension …
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