All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘anti-virus’

Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP

Windows XP’s long overdue death is quickly approaching. After extending support numerous times, Microsoft is finally going to pull the plug on Windows XP on April 8. While Microsoft hopes this gives XP users a reason to upgrade to Windows 7 or 8, some are still sticking with it XP. To help those guys out, Microsoft is going to throw …

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Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 New Partners

Earlier this year, Facebook debuted their Anti-Virus Marketplace which allows users to download free trials of various anti-virus software. The original partners included names like Microsoft, McAfee, Sophos, and Symantec. Today, Facebook is announcing an expansion of the Anti-Virus Marketplace that will see the company partner with seven new companies in their attempt to keep Facebook users free and clear …

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Facebook Launches Malware Checkpoint So Users Can Be Proactive In Their Own Protection

Back in April, Facebook launched the Facebook Anti-Virus Marketplace, which allows users to obtain free trials of anti-virus software from big names like McAfee, Sophos, Symantec, and Microsoft. They also incorporated those company’s databases into their own URL blacklist database to better help them sniff out potential threats on the site. Since then, Facebook has provided free anti-virus products to …

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Facebook Launches an Anti-Virus Marketplace

Facebook has announced a new security initiative that includes partnerships with well-known security companies and an anti-virus marketplace where Facebook users can download free anti-virus software. The announcement came as a note on the Facebook Security Facebook page. The companies that Facebook has partnered with are Microsoft, McAfee, TrendMicro, Sophos, and Symantec. Facebook will incorporate the malicious URL databases from …

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