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  • Avira wins German case over adware blocking

    A lawsuit alleging that security software from Avira improperly blocked downloads of a software bundle that presented itself primarily as an Angry Birds-style game has been dismissed.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk29 June 15 11:34
  • Apple security program, MacKeeper, celebrates difficult birthday

    MacKeeper, a utility and security program for Apple computers, celebrated its fifth birthday in April. But its gift to U.S. consumers who bought the application may be a slice of a $2 million class-action settlement.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk06 May 15 09:07
  • Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

    It's generally accepted that antivirus programs provide a necessary protection layer, but organizations should audit such products before deploying them on their systems because many of them contain serious vulnerabilities, a researcher warned.

    Written by Lucian Constantin31 July 14 02:38
  • Network Solutions investigating DNS hijack

    Network Solutions is investigating an attack by a pro-Palestinian hacking group that redirected websites belonging to several companies.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk09 Oct. 13 01:04