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Vulnerability in widely used 'strings' utility could spell trouble for malware analysts

Extracting text strings from binary files is not as safe as most people think, a security researcher found read more »

Researcher creates proof-of-concept worm for network-attached storage devices

Infecting NAS devices with malware can be very valuable for attackers, a researcher said read more »

New technique allows attackers to hide stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said read more »

Kmart hacked, exposing customers' card numbers

There is no evidence that personal information or debit-card PIN numbers were stolen, the company says read more »

Leaked programming manual may help criminals develop more ATM malware

Researchers found leaked documentation for application programming interfaces to interact with ATM devices read more »

CGI consolidates UK cybersecurity monitoring into two new centres

Brigend office becomes part of global SOC system read more »

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Anti-virus Blogs

Say 'small footprint' again. I dare you

The terminology minimises the struggle involved in ensuring end point security read more »

Making risk assessment less risky for critical infrastructure

Targeted cyberattacks are not random so risk assessment is complex read more »

Insights from McAfee Focus

A rapid evolution from the company's anti-virus origins read more »

The "Home Security" administrator

When home security requires levels of expertise found in an SME, BYOD poses problems read more »

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Innovation, productivity, agility and profit

Watch this on demand webinar which explores IT innovation, managed print services and business agility.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Securing the Enterprise

 Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyver criminals.


HP acquisitions

HP acquisitions

Following HP's dispute with Autonomy, we look back at other HP acquisitions in this Computerworld UK slideshow.


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Anti-virus In Depth

XPocalypse, not now

Didn't hackers get the memo? They were supposed to be exploiting the unpatched Windows XP read more »

CyberLocker's success will fuel future copycats

Ransomware with unbreakable encryption will attract cyber bandits like flies to offal read more »

How to convince the Financial Director to upgrade to Windows 8

Is Microsoft's latest operating system a better investment than XP? read more »

Bitcoin malware count soars as cryptocurrency value climbs

Hackers, from the opportunistic to bitcoin-stealing specialists, try to get in on the action, say researchers who tallied malware targeting the virtual currencies read more »

Huge turnout at RSA shows bad guys are winning

The high number of attendees and exhibitors at security event are indication of troubled times read more »

Unseen, all-out cyber war on the US has begun

Security pros and government officials warn of a possible cyber 9/11 involving banks, utilities, other companies, or the Internet read more »

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Anti-virus Slideshows

12 surprising ways personal technology betrays your privacy

It's not just your boss or the government that's spying on you, it's also the devices and technologies you embrace. read more »

Top 25 free tools for every Windows desktop

Whatever your poison -- Windows 7 or 8, updated or not -- there's a desktop tool just begging to become part of your repertoire read more »

15 free security tools you should try

Here are some of the best-known free security tools you can try inside your own network read more »

The sorriest tech companies of 2012

No, really, they're sorry! Vendors apologise in 2012 for everything from Apple Maps to Cisco Connect Cloud to outage after outage and breach after breach read more »

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White Papers

Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of IT Security

Prevention is more important than detection read more »

What Do You Mean My Cloud Data Isn’t Secure?

Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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