Archive for 'Antivirus Software'

How to Protect Your PC with Sandboxing

How to Protect Your PC with Sandboxing

Sometimes even a good anti-virus program isn’t enough to keep all the threats, viruses and malware out of your PC system. This is where sandboxing can be a real lifesaver. “What exactly is sandboxing?” a lot of you may ask. Sandboxing is an extra level of defense against all the virtual threats on the web […]

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Do You know if your PC is Virus free? – Make a Free Scan against Malware!

Do You know if your PC is Virus free? – Make a Free Scan against Malware!

You know how serious we are at TechJaws about computer security and the affects it has globally. You can now get a free Virus and Malware scan from VikingPCHealth to ensure that your computer is clean from any infections you might have. Most PCs are infected with malware despite running anti-virus protection. Yours could be […]

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Computer Malware – VikingPCHealth Software Review

Computer Malware – VikingPCHealth Software Review

Malware is short for malicious software that defines a range of threats, including viruses, Trojans, worms, adware, spyware, crimeware, rootkits and other malicious applications. Everyone knows that malware presents a real threat to personal computers and modern day organizations, which negatively affects productivity. Malware is designed to conflict with the normal operation of a system, […]

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Best Free PC Utilities and Antivirus Software

Best Free PC Utilities and Antivirus Software

Free software is always appealing and in some cases these free utility and antivirus programs are just as good as paid versions. The free downloads listed below are some of the utilities I have used over the last couple of years. These programs will help keep your PC operating at optimal performance and protect your […]

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Antivirus Results from 16 Vendors Released

Antivirus Results from 16 Vendors Released

AV-Test.org just released their 3rd quarter test results in which it tested products from 16 Antivirus vendors. The testing includes protection, repair and usability. I was surprised to see two vendors listed who didn’t fair well in the testing and unfortunately didn’t get certification. Protection: covers static and dynamic malware detection, including real-world 0-Day attack […]

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Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 – Updated

Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 – Updated

Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 is not a rogue anti-virus program. This was confirmed by Bruce Harrison of MalwareBytes below in a post on their forum. Looking back it seems the original listing was due to false positives so blatant that they appeared to be intentional. ——————– Bruce Harrison Vice President of Research The antivirus program […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

Microsoft has announced the launch of a new beta for the next version of its Security Essentials anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows, formerly known as Morro. The next version of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) includes a number of new features over the first version of the free anti-malware service, which initially arrived in […]

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SUPERAntiSpyware Now Supports True Native 64 Bit

SUPERAntiSpyware Now Supports True Native 64 Bit

This is a significant release that includes some new features and technological advances that you’ll appreciate over the older version. SUPERAntiSpyware has really put some superb development into this new release. Version 4.38.1004 includes a blended 32/64-bit installer and true NATIVE 64-bit support. The 64-bit support is the result of careful development and will allow SUPERAntiSpyware […]

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McAfee Update Wreaks Havoc on Windows Systems

McAfee Update Wreaks Havoc on Windows Systems

A flawed signature update (DAT 5958) from McAfee yesterday (Wednesday) caused the system file svchost.exe to be identified and quarantined as the virus W32/Wecorl.a under Windows XP SP3. This resulted in affected systems rebooting (30 second countdown) and then entering an endless boot loop, repeatedly restarting. According to McAfee’s user forum, large numbers of businesses […]

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Top 5 Internet Security Suites of 2010

Top 5 Internet Security Suites of 2010

In 2009, there was more Malware created than the previous 20 years combined. What does that mean? It means that having just a standalone antivirus program will not stop all or most attacks from infiltrating your computer. Today, more security firms who create antivirus and Malware protection are offering a much improved way to defend […]

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Immunet Protect by Community

Immunet Protect by Community

Immunet Protect is a free AntiVirus solution that leverages intelligence from a global community to protect everyone else from virus threats and malware in real time. It’s more than a localized solution, it is global community collaboration (digitally). What does this mean? You can now leverage the computers of your friends, family and a worldwide […]

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Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

Panda Cloud Antivirus for Windows 7

I may be late to the dance on this one and I am probably not the only one. Panda Security’s popular free antivirus, Panda Cloud Antivirus has passed Microsoft’s quality checks and is now Windows 7 certified for both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. About Panda Cloud Antivirus: Panda Cloud Antivirus is the first antivirus especially […]

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