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Archive for June, 2011

Microsoft: Rootkit infection requires Windows reinstall

By: Ron
Microsoft announced today that a new root-kit causes so much havoc by bury’s itself deep into the computer’s boot sector, that infected users will be forced to perform a re-install of the operating system to fix the problem.
http://www.winbeta.org/?q=news/microsoft-rootkit-infection-requires-windows-reinstall

ALERT: Job Screening Agency Archiving All Facebook

Posted by Jackie Cohen on June 20th, 2011 3:51 PM

If you’re still not using any of the privacy settings on Facebook, here’s the most compelling reason

ALERT: Job Screening Agency Archiving All Facebook

10 Mac Security Tips | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

 

When it comes to security, few agencies spend more time preparing against cyber attacks than the National Security Agency. It turns out that when the agency isn’t prepping for cyberterrorism with programs like Perfect Citizen, it’s publishing some guides for securing your personal desktop.

10 Mac Security Tips | News & Opinion | PCMag.com

New MacDefender Defeats Apple Security Update | WinBeta

 

By BogenDorpher
June 01, 2011 – 03:11pm

Last week, Apple planned on issuing a software update to address issues of a fake security software, called MacDefender, that attempts to convince users to pay $80 to remove malware that doesnt even exist on the user’s computer.

New MacDefender Defeats Apple Security Update | WinBeta