Kaspersky Lab presents new version of its flagship consumer security solution with enhanced data protection features

Kaspersky Lab has presented the new version of its flagship security solution Kaspersky Internet Security, which provides users with additional opportunities to manage their Internet protection and to ensure their data safety. Kaspersky Internet Security is the security solution for the whole family; it protects Windows, Mac, and Android users…

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LGMS looks to expand beyond banking, financial services

LEADING cybersecurity firm LE Global Services is looking to expand beyond the banking and financial services due to constant requests from other industries. LE Global executive director and senior information technology (IT) security consultant Fong Choong Fook said pervasiveness of computing today, in which handheld devices were connected to corporate…

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Computer systems being targeted by Ransomware

Not all kidnappers grab your loved ones. A growing online threat – ransomware – essentially abducts your computer system, putting data and services off-limits to users and demanding a payment to restore access. “We are seeing more cases of this – sometimes almost on a daily basis,” said New Jersey…

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Lenovo Might Face Claims Over Installed Malware

SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge said Friday that plaintiffs claiming Lenovo installed malicious adware on computers it sold to them have standing to bring their case, despite taking issues with some of their claims. “There are sufficient allegations for standing,” U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte said Friday…

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How to beat hackers exploiting the latest IE zero-day bug

Organizations have a few alternatives for shielding against an as of late ran across zero-day defenselessness in Internet Explorer and masters say organizations ought to begin quickly. Throughout the weekend, security merchant Fireeye discovered an adventure pointed at guard and monetary administrations organizations utilizing Ie9 through Ie11. The endeavor was…

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Malware bites and how to stop it

Antivirus software running on your computer has one big weak point – if a new virus is released before the antivirus provider knows about it or before the next scheduled antivirus software update, your system can be infected. Such zero-day infections are common. However, a key recent development in antivirus…

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5 signs that your computer is infected

Oh, the not-so-humble computer virus. For decades, it’s been making computer users miserable. It’s like the common cold. You’d think someone would have cured both by now. Unfortunately, it looks like computer viruses are just getting stronger and smarter. In the early days, a virus would delete your files and…

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Computer Virus Prevention: 3 Things you can do

Performing basic computer safety maintenance is your first step to preventing nasty viruses from infecting your computer. 3 things you can do to protect your computer: 1.Install anti-virus and anti-spyware software. At Carleton, all computer labs and staff/faculty workstations have Symantec installed.   Symantec is available to staff and faculty for…

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CYBER CRIME: Sunny Saturday disrupted

A beautiful sunny Saturday visit to San Diego was horribly interrupted by the ring of my cellphone. A voice with a foreign accent told me he was from Dell and that the company’s servers had issued an alert that my computer had been hacked, likely by cyber criminals. My computer…

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