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  • A clear-eyed guide to Mac OS X's actual security risks

    Apple has improved its security in recent years, but is it enough?

  • 12 personal security resolutions for 2013

    Among your typical New Year's resolutions - lose weight, stop smoking, be happier - you should consider making some pledges to better secure your digital life. You might even be healthier if you can prevent the stress of a digital disaster, like malware wiping out your PC, having your online accounts hacked, or becoming a victim of identify theft because of a phishing scam or data theft. With that in mind, here are some security resolutions you should consider for the new year.

  • Is this program malware or a false positive?

    Davikokar launched a program even though Norton warned that it was a Trojan. A subsequent hard drive scan revealed nothing bad. Davikokar then asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum if Norton had given a false positive?

  • Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

    Is your business still using Windows XP? If so, you're not alone. But, you should also seriously consider moving to a newer operating system. You could just step up to Windows 7, but there's also a pretty strong case to be made for moving to Windows 8 - particularly Windows 8 Enterprise.

  • You can lock your flash drives for free in Windows 8 with BitLocker

    Losing your USB flash drive before a big presentation is a terrible way to start a Monday. Losing a drive that also contains valuable personal data or confidential company information will ruin your whole week?and maybe your career. Luckily, Windows users can easily hedge their bets against such disasters by using the free BitLocker To Go utility to quickly encrypt portable drives.

  • Microsoft Windows 8: an operating system for the enterprise?

    Microsoft has long been the supreme leader of personal computing, with Windows 7 and prior versions of the operating used by more than 1 billion people worldwide. But since Windows 7 came out in 2009, the world has caught tablet fever, and Microsoft now faces a brave new world in which PCs are losing territory to more portable touchscreen devices.

  • In depth: How Microsoft is taking down Nitol botnet

    For the fifth time in three years Microsoft has stepped in to take down a botnet, this time malware called Nitol that was infecting new machines bought in China.

  • What to do when your PC is likely infected with malware

    Joyce V's computer is having trouble with security programs - a strong indication that her computer may be infected with malware.

  • 20 iconic tech sounds set for extinction

    Sounds have an amazing ability to transport us back in time. Even just a two-second pop is often enough to bring back powerful memories of people, places, and objects from the past.

  • Five Windows 8 features businesses should watch

    The Windows 8 Consumer Preview isn't the only new Microsoft download of interest to businesses. Also recently released was its Product Guide for Business, a 15-page PDF file that explores the most relevant Windows 8 features and technologies for businesses. Though littered with typos, the guide provides a well-organised overview of many previously introduced features, as well as details that weren't previously disclosed.





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