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Best free malware removal tools 2021
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Best free malware removal tools 2021

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
16 Jul 2021
Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger
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Avast and Norton in talks over multi-billion dollar merger

The two competitors could join forces to become the biggest name in the consumer security market
15 Jul 2021
What is a botnet?
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What is a botnet?

An in-depth look at the evolution of this highly effective method of cyber crime
14 Jul 2021
Antivirus creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison
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Antivirus creator John McAfee found dead in Spanish prison

The software pioneer was awaiting extradition to the US on charges of tax evasion
24 Jun 2021
How to turn on Windows Defender
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How to turn on Windows Defender

Find out how to turn on, or off, Windows Defender on Windows 10 and older versions of Windows
15 Jun 2021
What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?
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What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?

We help you navigate the worlds of antimalware and antivirus
3 Jun 2021
McAfee to refund customers following CMA auto-renew probe
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antivirus

McAfee to refund customers following CMA auto-renew probe

Investigation found that long-term users of the antivirus software were being charged higher prices than new customers
26 May 2021
How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them
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How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them

You know that computer viruses can be a nightmare; here's how they spread from one computer to the next
26 Mar 2021
UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts
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UK watchdog takes Norton to court over auto-renewing contracts

The antivirus provider refused to provide information for the CMA's ongoing investigation
24 Mar 2021
McAfee to sell enterprise business to STG for £2.8 billion
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McAfee to sell enterprise business to STG for £2.8 billion

The enterprise business will be rebranded, with McAfee focusing on personal security
9 Mar 2021
John McAfee charged with cryptocurrency fraud
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John McAfee charged with cryptocurrency fraud

The antivirus pioneer and his bodyguard allegedly made $2 million by laundering the Doge cryptocurrency
8 Mar 2021
Best antivirus for Android 2019
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Best antivirus for Android 2019

Android phones need security protection, but which is best for you?
4 Feb 2021
Black Friday's best antivirus deals
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Black Friday's best antivirus deals

IT Pro has curated the best deals, from Kaspersky to McAfee, for protecting your business
27 Nov 2020
John McAfee arrested and charged with tax evasion
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John McAfee arrested and charged with tax evasion

The antivirus pioneer has been arrested at Barcelona airport and is facing extradition to the US
6 Oct 2020
Best antivirus for Windows 10
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Best antivirus for Windows 10

Want to stay secure? Here's the best business-class protection around
30 Jun 2020
Microsoft to scrap Security Essentials when Windows 7 reaches end-of-life
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Microsoft to scrap Security Essentials when Windows 7 reaches end-of-life

Businesses will have to seek out an alternative to the free antivirus platform by Jan 2020
13 Dec 2019
Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers
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Security

Trend Micro insider sells customer data to scammers

Scammers used stolen data to make fraudulent phishing calls
6 Nov 2019
Microsoft releases Tamper Protection for Windows Defender
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Microsoft releases Tamper Protection for Windows Defender

The new feature 'locks down' the antivirus, preventing malware from making changes to core settings
15 Oct 2019
Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy
Security

Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy

Analysing weak spots in an IT system can be challenging, which is why a layered approach is important
2 Oct 2019
Carbon Black execs reveal post-acquisition plans
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Carbon Black execs reveal post-acquisition plans

Security firm's CEO and CTO talk integration, growth and Gelsinger
28 Aug 2019
Kaspersky extends Office 365 protections to OneDrive
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Kaspersky extends Office 365 protections to OneDrive

Move will help protect users from malware spread through shared drives, security firm claims
23 Aug 2019
Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced review
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Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Advanced review

Excellent device protection for modern businesses
1 May 2019
McAfee Internet Security 2019 review: Redemption at last
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McAfee Internet Security 2019 review: Redemption at last

The old dog has finally learnt some new tricks
8 Mar 2019