Posts Tagged ‘Internet threats’

Online DangersAnytime you connect to the internet or do something online, you risk exposing your computer to viruses and malware.

These malicious programs are often undetectable without special software. Many do not harm your computer in any noticeable way, but they can steal personal information and files or cause other problems.

Most internet users today are savvy enough to avoid common pitfalls, but there are many surprising ways to infect your computer, and new sources of infection are created all the time. (more…)

HackersCyber security has emerged as one of the major issues for businesses today owing to the ever growing nexus of hackers out there. Keeping the general scenario in view, it would not be wrong to claim that hackers are even able to steal around 45 millions in 2 days. The greater inter connectivity of devices has made it easier for hackers to grab confidential information on a large scale. therefore, it is advisable that companies approach security risk management with a lot of seriousness with an aim to remove both internal and external threats on a regular basis.

The IT security landscape is clearly changing and it has got companies frantically looking for ways to locate risks or vulnerabilities associated with their own systems. Now the nature of information safety security might vary vastly. Here are the main types of cyber threats discussed. The differences are based solely on the motive of the crimes thus discussed. (more…)

Emsisoft Anti-MalwareEmsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 – Improved removal of malicious software, and increased productivity.

Austrian company Emsisoft announced the release of Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 – the new version of its application for the protection of Windows OS from malware. Product Emsisoft Anti-Malware is designed to work together with others already installed on your PC security software, and provides an additional shield to counter the many online threats.

Main the innovations Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.0 can be called enhanced application performance by a significant reorganization of the signature database. Another reason for better performance in the version 8.0 – enhanced support for multiple concurrent updates to increase the available bandwidth. According to the manufacturer, the load on system resources is reduced to 80 MB, and updates are performed much faster on average for three seconds. (more…)

Windows 8Windows Defender in Windows 8 Virusovnet failed the test in October 2012, showing the level of detection when downloading malicious files from the Internet in 2.9% out of a possible 100%

October 26, 2012 there was a new operating system Windows 8 from Mcirosoft, which is characterized by an increased level of security (for details you can read the article 5 of the major improvements to the security of Windows 8). The main issue of concern to many – whether built-in antivirus Windows Defender in Windows 8 operating system to protect your home computer from common Internet threats? The second question – whether to install a third-party anti-virus solution for Windows 8?

According to a test Virusovnet October 2012 can be argued that Windows Defender Windows 8 will not be able to provide adequate protection to users of popular operating systems, third-party antivirus solution is installed immediately after the purchase of Windows 8, otherwise, after a few days of active use of the Internet you can with surprised to find that your computer has become a breeding ground for malware.

Testing Virusovnet October 2012 was conducted to determine the feasibility of comprehensive antivirus class Internet Security to block malicious applications on the home computer user while downloading files from the Internet. Following the test objectives were involved only the main components – anti-virus engine and web protection. (more…)