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Facebook announces the Antivirus Marketplace

Facebook today announced the Antivirus MarketplaceĀ and welcomed Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec to the Facebook Security family. Starting today, we will be incorporating the combined intelligence of Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec to Facebook’s existing database of malicious […]

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BitDefender’s free Online Malware Scanner QuickScan is much faster now

Bitdefender has released a faster, smoother version of its free online malware scanner, that allows computer users to scan their computers for malware, in less than a minute. QuickScan has been accessed by 2.9 million users in 2011 and turned […]

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Suit filed against Symantec, claiming it sells Scareware

If you recollect, we had first broken the story, some time back, on how about how Norton PC Checkup Tool threw up exaggerated and even false findings about the health of your PC, and then tried to sell you some […]

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Microsoft Malware Protection Center expands to Munich

Microsoft Malware Protection Center is opening a new research and response lab in Munich, Germany, its 5th one now! The new lab coming up at Munich complements the existing European antimalware lab in Dublin, Ireland, and will allow Microsoft to […]

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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 […]