Archive for the ‘antivirus software’ Category

Microsoft Adding Artificial-Intelligence Based Advanced Antivirus to Windows 10

June 28th, 2017

Microsoft is making every effort to make its Windows operating system more secure and advanced than ever before by beefing up its security practices and hardening it against hackers and cyber attacks in its next release.

With the launch of its Windows 10 Creator Update (also known as RedStone 3), which is expected to release sometime between September and October 2017, Microsoft is planning

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Webroot ‘mistakenly’ flags Windows as Malware and Facebook as Phishing site

April 25th, 2017

Popular antivirus service Webroot mistakenly flagged core Windows system files as malicious and even started temporarily removing some of the legit files, trashing user computers around the world.

The havoc caused after the company released a bad update on April 24, which was pulled after approximately 15 minutes. But that still hasn’t stopped some PCs from receiving it, causing serious

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VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

November 19th, 2015

Do Mac Computers Get Viruses?

Yes, Of Course, they do! 

According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in 2015 alone than the previous five years combined.

As malware for Macs is becoming more common, Google has decided to add support for Mac  OS X malware detection to its VirusTotal web-based service.

VirusTotal — launched in 2004 and acquired by Google in

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