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Researchers identify four new security vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office
Wed 9 Jun 2021
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microsoft
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application security
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software update
Check Point Research has identified four new security vulnerabilities in the Microsoft Office suite.
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ESET urges parents to consider security protection for their children
Sat 14 Dec 2019
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cybersecurity
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virus
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information protection
While many parents worry about their child’s online activity, many are not taking precautionary measures, according to new insights from ESET.
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Singapore 11th for cyber threats sources, says Kaspersky
Wed 17 Jul 2019
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wireless networks
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av
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virus
Kaspersky Security Network has uncovered more than two million incidents originating from servers located in Singapore in the 2Q19.
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ESET looks back at the origins of the computer virus
Tue 7 Nov 2017
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malware
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virus
Last week ESET dubbed November 3 the first ever Antimalware day.
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The Philippines & Indonesia are now hotspots for computer worms
Tue 25 Jul 2017
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malware
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virus
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trojan
Amongst political turmoil, Indonesia and the Philippines are now one of the world’s major hotspots for malware infection rates.
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An in-depth look at next-gen security software: Myths and marketing
Tue 14 Feb 2017
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virus
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security software
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welivesecurity
When next-gen vendors talk about behavioural analysis as their exclusive discovery, they’re at best misinformed.
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The JAKU botnet - what you need to know
Wed 22 Jun 2016
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ddos
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cybersecurity
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spam
In short, botnets allow hackers to take control of multiple computers at the one time to spread viruses, create spam and perform attacks.
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Slingshot urges Kiwis to update security software as virus sweeps globe
Wed 4 Jun 2014
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gaming
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malware
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cybersecurity
"GameOver Zeus is a large, sophisticated and potentially very damaging virus."
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Social media scammers to double holiday profit
Mon 30 Dec 2013
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apple
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cybersecurity
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technology gifts
A scan of timelines worldwide shows that social media scammers are likely to double their profits during the holiday period this year with the number of Christmas scams flooding Facebook almost double the number from 2012.
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“Wait a minute…The Internet knows more about me than my own mother?”
Tue 3 Dec 2013
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malware
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apple
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cybersecurity
Whispers. The secret to predicting the future is to listen for the whisper, according to Symantec.
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Top 10 PC complaints in 2013...
Fri 29 Nov 2013
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malware
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apple
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pc hardware
PC slowdowns, lengthy startups and sluggish browsers are just some of the most common technical peeves reported by computer users this year.
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Mac protection
Fri 4 May 2012
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apple
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technology gifts
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symantec
Seven tips for protecting your business information on Mac and Windows
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Virus invades Metservice website
Wed 17 Aug 2011
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malware
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virus
Trojan takes advantage of kiwis checking up on the week’s wacky weather.
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Macs face first virus threat
Wed 4 May 2011
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apple
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malware
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firewall
Mac users face their first significant threat from a virus designed to target the system specifically
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10 signs your PC is infected
Thu 10 Mar 2011
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malware
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avg technologies
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virus
AVG highlights the most common things to look out for that may indicate your PC has become infected.
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Free risk assessment for SMBs
Wed 25 Aug 2010
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symantec
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smb
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virus
Online questionnaire helps you identify and take action against threats to your business.
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