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Malvertising campaign delivers digitally signed CryptoWall ransomware

The wave of attacks through malicious advertisements continues to hit visitors of popular websites read more »

Symantec names Michael Brown as new CEO

The company is trying to reverse a decline with the slide of the PC market read more »

Citadel financial malware being used in attacking petrochemical companies

Highest rates of malware infections found in US, UK and Saudi Arabia, say Trusteer read more »

Microsoft Patch Tuesday thwarts nosey malware

This month's round of Patch Tuesday updates includes a critical fix for Internet Explorer read more »

Hackers make drive-by download attacks stealthier with fileless infections

New attacks with the Angler exploit kit inject code directly in browser processes without leaving files on disk, a researcher found read more »

Backoff malware infections are more widespread than thought

The number of businesses hit by the data-stealing Backoff malware may be substantially more than the 1,000 or so companies estimated by federal officials. 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

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 »

11 free Microsoft tools to make life easier

Tools that secure, automate, pinch pennies - including some for Windows 8 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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