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  • The 9 greatest IT security threats

    Hacking has evolved from one-person crime of opportunity to an open market of sophisticated malware backed by crime syndicates and money launders

  • Six ways to prevent drive-by download malware attacks

    In the first quarter of 2011, enterprise users encountered an average of 274 web-based malware attacks, a 103 percent increase over 2010, according to research from Cisco ScanSafe. Why the dramatic increase? One major cause is the growing number of drive-by download attacks. Drive-by downloads are an especially pernicious method cybercriminals use to install viruses and spyware, and otherwise take control of unsuspecting end users' computers.

  • Five ways to secure your office email

    Despite the popularity of real-time communications like instant messaging, as well as updates via Facebook and Twitter, most workplaces still use and rely on email. As handy as email can be, it can also be dangerous. Attachments can contain viruses, and email messages can hide phishing links that lead you to fake websites in an attempt to steal your login information.

  • Twitter scam exploits users' lack of Internet savvy

    Security firm Sophos is warning that a new scam is spreading virally on Twitter and a significant number of people have already fallen for it.

  • Five tips to keep your Android phone safe from malware

    The number of free Android apps that may be infected with malware this week has increased to more than 50.

  • The 10 best online bank security tools

    With antivirus failing to stop Zeus, what other tools are available?

  • Ultimate guide to Windows 7 security

    Learn how to put AppLocker, BitLocker to Go, security accounts, and other key Windows 7 security improvements to good use

  • The best free antivirus programs

    Anti-malware suites do everything, but are they overkill? We look at some free alternatives.

  • 10 mobile technologies to watch in 2010

    There's no doubt mobile technologies have already made a big dent on our lives.

  • Overlooked online threats

    There's the danger you know, and then there's the danger you don't know.

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