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BitDefender Security Scanner and Registry Cleaner

BitDefender recently announced the release of the free BitDefender Security Scan. It is designed to provide information needed to keep Windows machines running safely and smoothly, in a convenient, speedy way, and includes a registry cleaner. BitDefender Security Scanner and […]

Protect Kids from Cyberbullying – Stop Cyberbullying

Stop cyber bullying! This brochure from Microsoft will give you, the parents guidance on how to protect kids from cyberbullying. Protect Kids from Cyberbullying Bullies are notorious for tormenting their victims face to face. But now cyberbullying–using the Internet for […]

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A case for an online malware scanner from Microsoft

Microsoft just launched Microsoft Safety Scanner (MSS), an on-demand anti-malware scanner. This now brings the anti-malware tools available to the  Windows home user to 3, counting Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) and Malicious Software Removal Tool (MSRT).

Microsoft Safety Scanner, a free on-demand antivirus tool for Windows

Microsoft has just released an on-demand anti-malware scanner called as The Microsoft Safety Scanner. MSS is a free downloadable security tool for the Windows user and provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. Microsoft Safety […]

BitDefender TrafficLight, a new cross browser security tool

TrafficLight is a new a new cross browser security tool from BitDefender. It helps you get a completely secure web browsing experience, by intercepting, processing and filtering all web traffic –  blocking any malicious content before it reaches your browser.

Download Emsisoft Online Armor 5.0; includes over 400 improvements

With Online Armor 5.0, Emsisoft introduces the next major release of the popular Windows Firewall, which is available in a Freeware version and two different shareware versions. Version 5.0 of the PC security solution has a completely reworked user interface […]

Infographic and video: Facebook scams

BitDefender today released a detailed infographic which revealed the dynamics of the Facebook scam landscape. Based on the statistics provided by Bitdefender safego, a free Bitdefender tool, discussed here, the infographic details the types of messages used as baits in […]

Beware of List Your Stalkers, a new rogue Facebook app!

Facebook still continues to attract large numbers of fraudsters. Although the threat of Trojans and other Malware is still active, many specially developed applications are used to convert a user’s private Facebook data into money. My Facebook page was visited […]

What is Microsoft SpyNet and Dynamic Signature Service?

Microsoft SpyNet is a cloud service that allows the users of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) or Forefront Endpoint Protection (FEP) to send reports about suspicious software and programs to the Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) researchers.