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Wednesday, 12 November 2008 11:20

AVG 8 and the case of the deleterious DLL deletion

Grisoft’s AVG 8 free and paid edition anti-virus software had an update on the weekend that caused some Windows XP machines to delete a vital file and stop XP from booting – and locking users out of their computers! The problem’s now fixed and a repair is available, but it’s the one “oops” you never want your anti-virus software to make!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Wednesday, 29 October 2008 17:42

Google Readers at risk from unsocial Facebook worm

Facebook worms are, sadly, not that uncommon. However, they do all tend to share a common tactic of using a non-existent video requiring a Trojan disguised as a new codec download to work. Now one enterprising scumbag is using Google to leverage trust amongst Facebook victims.

Published in Home Tech



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