Tag: Antivirus

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SentinelOne is the flight recorder for endpoint protection

SentinelOne is the flight recorder for endpoint protection

To become truly successful in the crowded and competitive security market, you have to have a unique story. SentinelOne has that, on multiple levels. At least that is what André Noordam, Director Sales Engineering EMEA-North at the vendor, tells us. This piqued our curiosity, of course. What follo... Read more

date3 years ago

Microsoft says it is going after Excel macro malware

Since the 90s, macro malware has been a big part of a hacker’s toolkit. Even in recent times, the technique has continued to endear itself to cybercriminals, with its simplicity, which makes malware infections easy to initiate. Last month, Ukraine accused Russian government spies of uploading ... Read more

date3 years ago
Major security flaw found in 28 antivirus applications

Major security flaw found in 28 antivirus applications

Cybersecurity experts at Rack 911 Labs found a security bug in 28 antivirus applications. Hackers can use an error in the system to delete files, install malware, and cause crashes. The Rack911 Labs report refers to a "symlink race". A symlink race vulnerability occurs when you link a ... Read more

date4 years ago
McAfee prepares for an IPO

McAfee prepares for an IPO

McAfee would be preparing an IPO. According to Bloomberg's sources, this is a valuation of at least 8 billion dollars, which is equivalent to about 7.2 billion euros. In July, there were already rumours of an IPO, but then the company was only attributed a value of $5 billion. Bloomberg's sources ... Read more

date4 years ago
XProtect on Mac will recognize Windows malware

XProtect on Mac will recognize Windows malware

Apple now also lets its XProtect antimalware software detect viruses in .exe files. It's necessary to protect Macs from a new type of attack. Apple expands its rudimentary XProtect antivirus software with virus detection capabilities in Windows files. The security software can now recognize threats ... Read more

date5 years ago
Two-thirds of antivirus apps for Android don’t work.

Two-thirds of antivirus apps for Android don’t work.

According to research by AV-Comparatives, an organization specialized in testing antivirus products, about two-thirds of all antivirus apps for Android do not work as advertised. During the investigation, the company looked at 250 apps that are available in the official Google Play Store, reports ZD... Read more

date5 years ago
G DATA Generation 2019 to better protect digital devices

G DATA Generation 2019 to better protect digital devices

G Data has announced a new version of its security solutions: G DATA Generation 2019. The company renewed G DATA Antivirus, Internet Security and Total Security. The new solutions should offer protection against the theft of bitcoins and banking trojans, among other things. "A large part of our liv... Read more

date5 years ago
Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

Very popular macOS app turned out to contain spyware

A number of apps have been found in the MacOS App Store that are used to spy on consumers and steal their data. The apps have been removed by Apple, but would have been very popular. Security firm Malwarebytes reported this yesterday. Security researcher Patrick Wardle also wrote an extensive blog a... Read more

date5 years ago