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Kaspersky Labs says Microsoft is anticompetitive towards third-party antivirus

Eugene Kaspersky says Microsoft's favoritism towards Windows Defender is unfair.

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Cisco starts patching firewall devices against NSA-linked exploit

Cisco Systems has started releasing security patches for a critical flaw in Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) firewalls targeted by an exploit linked to the U.S. National Security Agency.

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EU plans $2B investment in cybersecurity research

The European Union is stumping up €450 million ($500 million) to fund research into cybersecurity -- and wants industry to contribute three times that.

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4 password managers that make online security effortless

From complex-password generation and storage to auto-login and syncing across desktop and mobile devices, these programs make it so easy to keep your sensitive info safe.

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Your car's computers might soon get malware protection

A start-up company called Karamba Security has developed malware prevention technology for the externally connected electronic control units (ECUs) found in cars.

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Antivirus software could make your company more vulnerable

Cyberespionage groups could easily exploit vulnerabilities in antivirus programs to break into corporate networks, according to vulnerability researchers who have analyzed such products in recent years.