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Australia To Investigate Google For Privacy Violations

Australia announced a police investigation Sunday into whether Google illegally collected private information from wireless networks, becoming at least the second country to probe the Internet giant’s “Street View” mapping service.

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Google to phase out Windows on security concerns

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft’s ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees.

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Iranian Cyber Army Hacks Baidu !

The most popular Web search engine in China, Baidu.com, was attacked by a group of hacktivists identifying themselves as the Iranian Cyber Army. The hackers hijacked the domain’s DNS records and pointed it to a server under their control.

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After RealPlayer, Avast & AdAware to bundle Chrome browser.

Google’s nascent browser has paired with one of the most popular free security programs in the world so that when users run the Avast installer on a computer that has neither Chrome nor Avast, they’ll be offered a chance to […]

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Snow Leopard to include an Antivirus!

Mac users may be happy to know that they will now no longer have to resort to using 3rd party antivirus solutions to protect their Mac from the increasing onslaught of malware, in recent times.

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Mac malware poses as Foxit reader.

Foxit Corporation, a leader of secure mobile/desktop PDF solutions, is encouraging its users to be alert to pirated software malware attacks that claim to be Foxit Reader for Macintosh.

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Mac OS X gets a rootkit manual

Over the past decade, the world has seen advances in rootkits running on Windows and Unix operating systems that few would have thought possible.

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Microsoft Security Essentials ranked No 2 out of 25!

Just how good is your AntiVirus software at detecting malware in the wild? In a study titled Most Effective Antivirus Tools Against New Malware Binaries, SRI International suggests that the Microsoft AV may actually be very good.