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Despite the fact that Firefox is seen as a safer browser than Internet Explorer, the emergence of the latest Firefox malware Plugin shows that a browser alone is not enough protection in a world of evil banking Trojans, botnets, rootkits and crimeware.

Published in Home Tech
Tuesday, 25 November 2008 09:49

TrustDefender looks deep into banking trojan's soul

Banking trojans, such as the reviled “SilentBanker” trojan that is capturing unsuspecting and even anti-virus protected users by surprise and ripping money out of bank accounts, are digital curses upon not only users but the financial industry as a whole. Security experts TrustDefender take it apart in their latest blog entry.

Published in Home Tech
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



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