Just the other day, I got about 50 Facebook Wall posts from my cousin - all of which were the same message, repeated literally 50 plus times. I almost clicked on the first message since it was from my cousin, of all people, but then I saw another Wall post come in that looked exactly the same. So, I knew his account was hacked. I tried to delete them one by one, but it kept coming throughout the day and night for a few days, so I gave up. I guess they are here to stay. I'm still hoping … Read more
UPDATE: This offer has now ended.
CNET and Lavasoft have teamed up to bring you a free 1-year license for the professional upgrade of one of the most popular products on Download.com, Ad-Aware Free. Normally $29.95, you can get Ad-Aware Pro absolutely free. Hurry, this offer is only available for 24 hours, and it's available exclusively to CNET members. Take a license and tell your friends before time runs out!
Some of the features included in Ad-Aware Pro are:Shop, bank, & download securely Priority updates & free support Protection against hackers & spammers Backup & recovery … Read more
Lookout Mobile Security, which specializes in armoring smartphones from hackers, said today that it's raised an additional $19.5 million in funding.
The San Francisco-based startup says it now has nearly 50 employees and about four million registered users of its software, which includes a spyware scanner, remote backups, and a stolen phone locator. That's up from a reported two million users in September and three million in November.
Lookout's security apps currently are available for Android, BlackBerry, and Windows Mobile. In an interview with CNET, Lookout CEO John Hering said an iPhone version will be "… Read more
UPDATE January 25, 2011: This offer is no longer available.
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UPDATE January 1, 2011: This offer has expired.
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Juniper Networks unveiled a suite of software today designed to keep smartphones safe from malware and malicious attacks that enterprises and service providers can use to protect employee and customer devices.
The Juno Pulse Mobile Security suite runs on all mobile operating systems and devices. It includes antivirus, personal firewall, antispam, and remote monitoring and control services. It remotely backs up and restores data and can locate devices that are lost and stolen, as well as wipe data from stolen devices. It also can send an alert when a SIM card has been removed or replaced. For enterprise users, it … Read more
As a partner manager, I try to bring our readers some of the better deals from our developer community that are useful and may not be easily found elsewhere.
Since Trend Micro recently released a major update that is designed to be stronger, faster, and easier to use, I reached out to Trend Micro to see if the company would give our users a special offer.
So, today, we have a 50 percent off deal for just $19.97 (normally $39.95).
The 2011 version of Trend Micro Titanium AntiVirus+ provides a security solution that uses cloud technology to automatically … Read more
Has your computer been acting funny, crashing, running slow, or displaying unusual error messages? Have you been promiscuously clicking on Web links and opening up attachments from strangers? You could have a malware infection.
I get questions all the time from readers and friends asking what to do when they think their computers are infected. Here's a primer that should help. It's focused on Windows-based PCs because that's where most of the malware is targeted.
What are the warning signs of an infection? An infection may cause the computer to run more slowly than normal, stop responding, … Read more