Anti Virus

  • Windows is the most attacked operating system: Report February 3, 2013

    Mumbai: Leading IT security solutions provider Quick Heal Technologies said it has tied up with Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Mobile Corp to provide antivirus software to mobile phones. "We have entered into a tie up with Japanese mobile operator Softbank Corp to provide mobile security antivirus software to its customers...
  • US software guru McAfee released, arrives in US December 13, 2012

    Miami: Antivirus software founder John McAfee arrived in the US on Wednesday night after being deported from Guatemala, where he had sought to evade police questioning in the killing of a man in neighboring Belize. The American Airlines commercial jet carrying McAfee landed in Miami shortly before 7 pm on...
  • Software guru McAfee wants to return to US December 9, 2012

    Guatemala City: US software guru John McAfee, fighting deportation from Guatemala to Belize to face questions about the slaying of a neighbor, said on Saturday he wants to return to the United States. "My goal is to get back to America as soon as possible," McAfee, 67, said in a...
  • Deportation looms for McAfee after heart drama December 7, 2012

    Guatemala City: Software guru John McAfee, fighting deportation to Belize, was rushed to a hospital in Guatemala on Thursday shortly after his asylum request was rejected, but a suspected heart attack turned out to be stress in a fresh twist to the saga. The 67yearold US computer software pioneer was...
  • McAfee arrested in Guatemala for illegal entry December 6, 2012

    Guatemala City: US software guru John McAfee, on the run from authorities in Belize seeking to question him in a murder probe, was arrested by Guatemalan police on Wednesday for illegally entering the country, that nation's interior minister said. McAfee, who had been in hiding for three weeks, crossed into...
  • Girls, guns and yoga: Antivirus guru John McAfee's odd life November 16, 2012

    To the many people who crossed his path on a tropical island in Belize, it was apparent John McAfee's life had taken some bizarre turns in the last few years. The antivirus software guru, who started McAfee Associates in 1989, has been in hiding since police said they wanted to...
  • Belizean authorities will kill me: John McAfee November 15, 2012

    Belize City: Belize's prime minister on Wednesday urged antivirus software pioneer John McAfee to help the country's police with a murder inquiry, calling McAfee "bonkers" for recent media statements. "I don't want to be unkind, but he seems to be extremely paranoid I would go so far as to say...
  • Police seeks antivirus guru John McAfee in murder probe November 13, 2012

    Belize City: Police in Belize want to question US anticomputer virus software pioneer John McAfee in connection with the murder of a neighbour he had been quarrelling with, but they say he remains a person of interest at this time and is not a suspect. McAfee, who invented the antivirus...
  • Symantec antivirus update makes some PCs inoperable July 14, 2012

    Boston: A bug in an update of Symantec Corp's antivirus software caused some Windows PCs to crash late this week, making machines inoperable until they were serviced in an embarrassing episode that angered some customers. The company disclosed the problem on its website, saying that an update to its widely used...
  • McAfee rejects Symantec claim about market share January 27, 2012

    Boston: Security software maker McAfee rejected a claim that several large corporate customers had recently switched over to using products from rival Symantec Corp. Symantec Chief Financial Officer James Beer told Reuters in an interview late on Wednesday that his company was taking share in the antivirus software market away from...
  • Antivirus maker AVG files for $125 million IPO January 14, 2012

    Bangalore: Antivirus software maker AVG Technologies NV filed to raise up to $125 million in an initial public offering, looking to cash in on the increased demand for technology IPOs. AVG, which is known for its free suite of antivirus products, monetizes its large user base through targeted advertisements and by...
  • Tech Toyz: Antivirus solutions August 6, 2011

    On this week's episode we tell you about all the hacking myths. ...
  • Intel offers concessions to EU on McAfee January 7, 2011

    Boston/Brussels: Intel has offered concessions in a bid to win European Union antitrust clearance for its $7.7 billion purchase of security software maker McAfee Inc. Shares in McAfee, the world's No. 2 maker of security software after Symantec Corp, rose 1.7 percent on the news in late morning trade on Thursday,...
  • AVG antivirus update freezes PCs December 13, 2010

    London: Computers running the 64bit version of Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system could be rendered unusable if users install the latest antivirus software update from AVG. The company has now withdrawn the product. The problem affects the most recent free update for AVG 2011, which was made available to users Dec...
  • US tops list of countries in cybercrime April 20, 2010

    Washington: Fake security software was the No. 1 cybersecurity woe afflicting computer users in 2009, and Apple users lost some of their immunity to cybercrime as they stored more data online instead of on hard drives, according to the cybersecurity firm Symantec. In a report released on Tuesday, Symantec noted...
  • Beware of virus on Facebook account, save your data October 31, 2009

    New Delhi: Net surfers need to be wary of a mail that claims to come from the Facebook team' but contains malware that can control your computer. According to a security company, it has affected 90,000 computers in two days. This email looks innocent but it is far from that....
  • Here's a faster way to keep your PC safe from viruses May 4, 2009

    Seventy two hours that's the time it takes to find a cure for a new computer virus. In that time, your PC could be infected, even if your antivirus is on. Now McAcafee's slashed that response time to minutes. The secret: an always on cyber patrol that resides on...