Slashdot Items Tagged "antivirus"

Date / Time Story
Friday May 25, 2018 @09:20AM Microsoft Explains Why Windows Defender Isn't Ranked Higher in New Antivirus Tests
Wednesday May 02, 2018 @04:04PM North Korean Antivirus Software Uses Decade Old Pirated Scan Engine
Wednesday December 13, 2017 @08:06PM Avast Launches Open-Source Decompiler For Machine Code
Friday November 10, 2017 @07:06AM How AV Can Open You To Attacks That Otherwise Wouldn't Be Possible
Friday October 27, 2017 @03:49PM Kaspersky CEO Says Hack Claims Cutting US Cyber Security Sales
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @02:10PM Moscow Has Turned Kaspersky Antivirus Software Into a Global Spy Tool, Using It To Scan Computers For Secret US Data
Monday October 09, 2017 @01:21PM Office Depot, Best Buy Pull Kaspersky Products From Shelves
Thursday August 10, 2017 @09:59AM Kaspersky Drops Antitrust Complaint After Microsoft Promises To Make Changes To Windows 10
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @11:25AM Kaspersky Launches Its Free Antivirus Software Worldwide
Wednesday June 28, 2017 @01:15PM FBI Interviews Employees of Russia-Linked Cyber Security Firm Kaspersky Lab
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @06:17PM Microsoft Admits Disabling Anti-Virus Software For Windows 10 Users
Tuesday May 09, 2017 @03:27PM Officials Fear Russia Could Try To Target United States Through Kaspersky AV
Thursday May 04, 2017 @12:39PM How Good is Antivirus Software at Protecting Itself?
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @11:23AM Antivirus Webroot Deletes Windows Files, Causes Serious Problems For Users
Saturday April 01, 2017 @12:12AM CIA Tricked Antivirus Programs, Claims WikiLeaks
Wednesday February 01, 2017 @09:34AM Google Chrome Engineer Says Windows Defender 'the Only Well Behaved Antivirus', Cites 'Tons of Empirical Data'
Friday January 27, 2017 @10:04AM You Don't Need an Antivirus (Except Microsoft's Built-in on Windows), Says Former Firefox Developer
Friday November 18, 2016 @04:39PM Antivirus Firm Kaspersky Launches Its Own Hackproof OS, Based On Microkernel
Thursday November 17, 2016 @09:58AM Google Security Engineer Urges Hackers To Focus Less on Anti-Virus and Intrusion Products
Friday November 11, 2016 @09:49AM Kaspersky Lab Files Complaint Against Microsoft for Giving Unfair Advantage To Windows Defender
Thursday August 11, 2016 @04:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Unreasonable Companies?
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:42PM Researchers Develop A Way To Stop Ransomware By Watching The Filesystem
Friday July 08, 2016 @12:25PM Antivirus Software Is 'Increasingly Useless' and May Make Your Computer Less Safe
Thursday July 07, 2016 @04:56AM Avast Acquires AVG For $1.3 Billion To Create Security Software Giant
Thursday June 23, 2016 @06:38PM Clinton's Private Email Was Blocked By Spam Filters, So State IT Turned Them Off
Tuesday May 17, 2016 @02:14PM Symantec Antivirus Products Vulnerable To Horrid Overflow Bug
Thursday May 05, 2016 @01:59AM Medical Equipment Crashes During Heart Procedure Because Of Antivirus Scan
Friday March 18, 2016 @04:12PM NSA Suggested Clinton Use A $4,750 Windows CE PDA
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @12:23AM Tavis Ormandy Criticizes Meaningless Antivirus Excellence Awards
Saturday February 13, 2016 @02:29PM Authorities Reportedly Question McAfee's Ex-girlfriend
Saturday January 23, 2016 @03:48PM Symantec Disavows Business Partner Caught Running a Tech Support Scam
Saturday January 09, 2016 @04:53PM Antivirus Software Could Make Your Company More Vulnerable
Sunday November 15, 2015 @09:47AM Police Body Cameras Come With Pre-Installed Malware
Saturday September 19, 2015 @09:19AM AVG Proudly Announces It Will Sell Your Browsing History To Online Advertisers
Friday August 14, 2015 @08:38PM Former Employees Accuse Kaspersky Lab of Faking Malware
Tuesday June 23, 2015 @09:47AM New Snowden Leaks Show NSA Attacked Anti-Virus Software
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @09:43AM Anti-Virus Is Dead (But Still Makes Money) Says Symantec
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:53AM Ask Slashdot: Light-Footprint Antivirus For Windows XP?
Sunday May 26, 2013 @12:28AM Scanner Identifies Malware Strains, Could Be Future of AV
Friday May 03, 2013 @08:24PM Antivirus Firms "Won't Co-operate" With PC-Hacking Dutch Police
Tuesday February 05, 2013 @11:58AM Kaspersky Update Breaks Internet Access For Windows XP Users
Monday December 03, 2012 @11:41AM Interviews: Ask What You Will of Eugene Kaspersky
Tuesday May 29, 2012 @07:18AM When Antivirus Scammers Call the Wrong Guy
Tuesday May 15, 2012 @01:27PM Avira Premium Anti-Virus Bug Disables Windows Machines
Tuesday February 07, 2012 @10:09AM Cops Set Up Extortion Sting On Symantec's Source Code Thieves
Saturday January 28, 2012 @12:31AM Android Malware May Have Infected 5 Million Users
Tuesday May 31, 2011 @07:46PM Mac OS Update Detects, Kills MacDefender Scareware
Monday May 02, 2011 @05:56AM Tasmanian Dept. of Education Wants Anti-Virus for Linux, OS X
Friday March 18, 2011 @11:42PM UK PC Users Hit By Huge Fake Antivirus Attack
Tuesday February 22, 2011 @07:43PM Testing Free English Anti-Malware On Non-English Threats
Thursday December 02, 2010 @05:57PM AVG 2011 Update Causes Widespread Problems For 64-Bit Windows
Monday November 15, 2010 @02:42PM Web-Users Fall For Fake Anti-Virus Scams
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @10:20PM Sophos Free A-V For Mac May Kill Time Machine Backups
Tuesday November 09, 2010 @09:01PM Man Loses Millions In Bizarre Virus-Protection Scam
Tuesday July 27, 2010 @05:07PM Rogue Anti-Virus Victims Rarely Fight Back
Tuesday July 06, 2010 @11:54AM The Unstoppable 'Tech Support' Scam
Wednesday April 28, 2010 @01:39PM McAfee To Pay For PC Repairs After Patch Fiasco
Tuesday April 27, 2010 @02:00PM Fake Antivirus Peddlers Outpacing Real AV Firms
Thursday April 22, 2010 @02:25AM McAfee Kills SVCHost.exe, Sets Off Reboot Loops For Win XP, Win 2000
Friday April 16, 2010 @01:31PM ClamAV Forced Upgrade Breaks Email Servers
Monday April 12, 2010 @12:21PM What Advice For a Single Parent As Server Admin?
Friday March 19, 2010 @02:00PM What Free Antivirus Do You Install On Windows?
Friday March 12, 2010 @12:51PM Security Industry Faces Attacks It Can't Stop
Thursday March 04, 2010 @04:24PM Typical Windows User Patches Every 5 Days
Saturday November 07, 2009 @11:18PM Test of 16 Anti-Virus Products Says None Rates "Very Good"
Thursday October 01, 2009 @11:24AM Fake Antivirus Overwhelming Scanners
Wednesday September 30, 2009 @03:16PM Auto-Detecting Malware? It's Possible
Wednesday September 30, 2009 @12:22AM Microsoft Security Essentials Released; Rivals Mock It
Saturday November 08, 2008 @01:51PM Old Malware Tricks Still Defeat Most AV Scanners
Saturday July 05, 2008 @02:28AM What Is the Best Way To Disinfect Your Laptop?
Friday November 10, 2006 @06:41AM Windows Chief Suggests Vista Won't Need Antivirus
Saturday July 29, 2006 @11:31PM Microsoft Locking Out Anti-Virus Makers?
Monday March 13, 2006 @10:47AM McAfee Anti-Virus Causes Widespread File Damage