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Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP Microsoft Extends Anti-Virus Support For Windows XP
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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 …

Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace with 7 New Partners 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 …

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

Facebook Launches an Anti-Virus Marketplace Facebook Launches an Anti-Virus Marketplace
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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 …

Online Banking Threat Bypassing Up-to-Date Anti-Viruses
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There is an online banking Trojan out there that is bypassing up-to-date anti-virus programs as much as 77% of the time, according to security company Trusteer. The Zeus Trojan is also known as Zbot, WSNPOEM, NTOS and PRG. It is the most prevalent financial malware on the web, Trusteer says.