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Microsoft and Symantec Team Up in Botnet Takedown

But, as history shown us, the "Bamital" ring may be down, but it'll probably be back.

New Android Malware Aims To Infect PCs

A first of its kind, this mobile virus records your every sound through your PC.

Turning to Big Data for Security

Is Big Data all hype or is it the future of enterprise security?

Microsoft's Security Essentials Fails Antivirus Cert Test…Again

This time Microsoft is speaking out against negative marks issued by AV-Test.

Friendly Reminder: Patch Your Internet Explorer

Microsoft released an out-of-band patch for its Web browser earlier this week.

Malware Fights the Power

Government sends word that two power plants were infected with viruses via USB devices at the end of 2012.

Hacker Jailbreaks Windows RT

Don't call it a security vulnerability.

Glaring Omission in First Patch Tuesday of the Year

The recently discovered IE zero-day vulnerability has been overlooked by this month's Microsoft security update.

Security Essentials Market Share Soars

Despite unfavorable testing scores from multiple security firms, Microsoft's Security Essentials market share sees huge growth.

2013: The Year of the Mobile Malware

Security firm ESET sees the upward growth of mobile attacks, especially against Android devices, to continue this trend for next year.

CSA Security Guidance for Mobile Devices

The recent report, contributed by 60 companies, lays out what threats loom in the BYOD landscape and what steps an organization can take to secure itself and employees.

Microsoft Security Essentials Fails

When detecting new zero-day threats, the free Microsoft antivirus software was only able to catch 64 percent of attacks.

VMware Issues Security Update for DoS Flaw

The vulnerability only affects client-side users.

Java Zero-Day Exploit Being Sold on Black Market

The Oracle flaw is being shopped online by an unknown source.

Windows 8 Patching Right on Schedule

Discovered vulnerabilities this early in the software's lifecycle should be neither shocking or unexpected.

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