Tag Archives: Antivirus

#AVGater: Design flaw in Anti-Virus products set users at risk

[German]A design flaw in various antivirus products allows malware or local attackers to exploit the “Restore Quarantine” feature. Malware already quarantined can be moved to sensitive areas of the operating system in order to survive restarts and increases privileges.

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Kaspersky Free Antivirus software announced

Kaspersky has announced it’s free antivirus product, Kaspersky Free, for Windows systems. It’s a basis protection for your Windows and will be rolled out in a 4 month interval.

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Ex Mozilla developer: Ripp of your AV-Software from Windows – except Microsoft’s

Antivirus software vendors are terrible; don’t buy antivirus software, and uninstall it if you already have it (except for Microsoft’s) – says former Mozilla Engineer Robert  O’Callahan.

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