Ever heard of "Morro"? Neither had I until today. It appears the boys and girls at Microsoft have been planning a nice surprise for consumers. Focused on "core anti-malware protection", Morro is a streamlined solution...

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Online videos arent just for bloopers and rants - some might also be conduits for malicious code that can infect your computer. As anti-spam technology improves, hackers are finding new vehicles to deliver their malicious...

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Researchers in Japan have developed a microchip that blocks computer viruses before they enter PCs, an advance that could change how security software is used. Chips in routers can stop viruses without slowing down programmes...

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Intel believes that malacious codes, viruses and other security threats may become a worry of the past. Intes R&D team is currently working on Trusted Execution Technlogy, previously known as LaGrande. Trusted Execution Technology or...

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Although widespread virus outbreaks may be a thing of the past, the total amount of malicious software being written is on the rise, according to McAfee. On Tuesday, McAfee vendor added the 200,000th definition to...

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100,000+ Viruses in 2004

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The BBC is reporting that there has been a 50% increase in the number of viruses released in 2004; as many as 100,000 viruses were seen "in the wild", many of them doing serious damage...

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Viruses that target handhelds can be even more dangerous than their cousins that attack PCs, spawning self-replicating programs that hide easily, a security researcher told an audience of security professionals at the Black Hat Briefings...

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Security software maker Zone Labs updated its desktop firewall on Monday, adding new features that aim to put the kibosh on viruses, the company said. The antivirus features will be offered in...

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Trend Micro, the worlds third-largest antivirus software maker, said Friday that computer virus attacks cost global businesses an estimated $55 billion in damages in 2003, a sum that is expected to increase this year. ...

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Thanks MxxCon. The single biggest security issue facing Linux users at the moment is the misconception perpetuated by highly vocal advocates that Linux is somehow impenetrable to security-based attacks, and in particular, viruses and other...

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Microsoft on Monday will detail a future version of Windows that will make it easier to detect and isolate viruses. Additionally, the Redmond, Wash.-based developer will show off new features in Microsoft Word...

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Virus-writers love to target the holidays, so heres what to watch for in electronic greetings. Last Valentines Day some people received an unwanted gift in their e-mail in-box: The VBS.Valentine.A worm. And...

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KaZaA, the media desktop, has been one of the most successful replacements for file sharing, allowing its users a way of sharing music, video, documents, images, and software. But six per...

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