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Posts Tagged ‘antivirus’

  • Top scams on the Web

    September 1, 2010 • SecurityComments Off on Top scams on the Web

    Global IT vendor Panda Security has drawn up a list of the most widely used scams over the last few years. These circulating tricks all have the same objective: to defraud users of amounts ranging from R5000 and upwards. Typically, these scams follow a...

  • SMS Trojan attacks smartphones running Android

    August 11, 2010 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on SMS Trojan attacks smartphones running Android

    Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces that the first malicious program classified as a Trojan-SMS has been detected for smartphones running on Google’s Android operating system. Named...

  • 10 tell-tale signs of PC infection

    August 5, 2010 • SecurityComments Off on 10 tell-tale signs of PC infection

    Users are often advised to use an antivirus to check if their systems are infected, but with the current cyber-crime scenario, this is simply not enough. “It takes a least a basic grasp of security issues to work out if a computer is infected, and many...

  • Kaspersky releases security products for 2011

    July 28, 2010 • SecurityComments (2)

    Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, announces the release of the latest versions of its flagship consumer products – Kaspersky Internet Security 2011 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2011. The new products take full...

  • New security threats invade Africa in 2010

    January 25, 2010 • SecurityComments (1)

    Internet threats this year are set to skyrocket due to increased internet activity in the East Africa region. This is as a result of the linkage to two undersea fibre optic cables in ...

  • Fake antivirus now hijacks, blocks computers

    October 23, 2009 • SecurityComments Off on Fake antivirus now hijacks, blocks computers

    Panda Security’s anti-malware laboratory has identified a new, more aggressive trend for selling fake antivirus programs or rogueware. Until now, when a computer was infected by this type of malware,...

  • Bitdefender introduces latest security offering

    May 20, 2009 • SecurityComments (1)

    Security software and antivirus provider, BItdefender, has announced the availability of its newest security offering, BitDefender Total Security 2010, for testing...