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Antivirus Software: Do You Have To Pay For Better Protection?

In today’s Wi-Fi capable world, it’s no longer a question of whether or not you need antivirus software. Many laptops and tablets come with a trial version of virus protection software already installed. When it expires, you have the option …

Antivirus Software – AVG For Mac Users Too! Antivirus Software – AVG For Mac Users Too!

Millions of Mac users can finally get on board with the AVG AntiVrus that was previously designed exclusively for PC users. Mac seems to always be last on the list – for most major software applications. Although Apple does have …

Facebook’s Antivirus Marketplace Now Supports 7 New Languages Facebook’s Antivirus Marketplace Now Supports 7 New Languages
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Facebook has just announced that their antivirus marketplace has been opened up to 7 new languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Portugese. “Last October we expanded our AV Marketplace to include new vendors in order to provide even …

VirusTotal Checks Your Android Apps Against 40 Anti-Virus Databases VirusTotal Checks Your Android Apps Against 40 Anti-Virus Databases

One of the major problems that Android faces is the widespread existence of malware. There have been fake versions of Angry Birds and Google Wallet offers that take your information or turn your phone into another piece of the Botnet …

Google Chromebooks: How Will They Impact the Antivirus Industry? Google Chromebooks: How Will They Impact the Antivirus Industry?
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Google has been touting the security features of its Chrome OS operating system since it was unveiled last year. Google hopes that both consumers and businesses will go for web-based computing model the operating system offers, which includes instant updates …

Norton Goes Viral With Dokken and Kimbo Slice
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Norton, the makers of the popular security software, has rolled out their latest advertising campaign, and let’s just say it’s an interesting one. The commercials feature 80′s metal band Dokken and famed street fighter Kimbo Slice.

Be honest, you did a double take with that last sentence didn’t you? No you read it correctly.

Microsoft Gives Out Free PC Security
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Microsoft has launched a new free anti-malware tool called Microsoft Security Essentials. The service is designed to protect consumers from viruses, spyware, and other malicious software.

The service has two very strong elements going for it. For one, it is from Microsoft, which means it comes from a well-known brand that practically all consumers are familiar with. Secondly, it’s free, and that is another word that resonates with consumers.

Marks Misses the Mark on “Tech Solutions”

OK folks I can’t take mainstream media much longer. They are so out of touch with what is really happening online it is simply ridiculous. Take the latest offering from Gene Marks at MSNBC: