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Android Malware: Why You Shouldn't Be Scared

Reports of malware on the Android Market are far less frightening than some stories would lead you to believe. Here's why.


Smartphone Users Clueless of Malware Risks

Smartphone owners are only dimly aware that their expensive devices could be targeted by emerging types of mobile malware, a European survey finds.


OddJob Does a Good Job of Taking Your Money

A new Trojan dubbed 'OddJob' tricks users into thinking they're logged out of online banking sessions, while stealing their money behind the scenes.

Avast Antivirus 6.0 Combats Trojans With Virtualization

Czech security company Avast Software is adding virtualized security to the forthcoming version of its paid antivirus software.

15 Common Small-Business Tech Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

15 Common Tech Mistakes Small-Businesses Make (and How to Avoid Them)

Carberp Malware Sniffs out Antivirus Use to Maximize Attack Impact

Just like legitimate developers, malware makers want the best return on their investment, a researcher said on Monday, pointing to the the Carberp virus...

Antivirus 2011: Digital Defenders

Today’s new threats demand a new breed of antivirus software. Our lab tests show you which paid antivirus products you can trust, and which ones you should skip.

GFI Vipre Antivirus 2011

GFI Vipre Antivirus is fast, but it's ineffective at blocking new malware.

Eset NOD32 Antivirus 4

Eset NOD32 Antivirus 4 is fast, but its malware detection capabilities are lacking.

Trend Micro Titanium Antivirus 2011

Trend Micro provides solid, simple protection against malware, but advanced users may find its lack of customizability frustrating.