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  • Ikea Facebook Giftcard Scam News
    Free System Scan - News - Ikea Facebook Giftcard Scam: Comment on reports of an apparent Ikea giftcard scam on a bogus Facebook page,
  • Microsoft EMail Security Update News
    Free System Scan - News - Microsoft EMail Security Update: Comment on recently released Microsoft EMail update. These are security updates for Microsoft EMail products including Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Windows Live Mail.
  • Update Microsoft Windows Tuesday News
    Free System Scan - News - Update Microsoft Windows Tuesday: Advanced Microsoft update announced for Tuesday next week addressing various security vulnerabilities.
  • Adobe Foxit PDF Reader Malware News
    Free System Scan - News - Adobe Foxit PDF Reader Malware: Comment on recent reports and security of PDF files in terms of PDF Malware insertion when accessing PDF documents.
  • Microsoft IE 10 Updates News
    Free System Scan - News - Microsoft IE 10 Updates: Comment on Microsoft IE Updates to 10 issues, security related for April 2010.
  • Wholefoods Facebook Scam News
    Free System Scan - News - Wholefoods Facebook Scam: Comment on Wholefoods scam on Facebook, social network scams and Facebook scams in general.
  • Firefox 3 6 3 Upgrade News
    Free System Scan - News - Firefox 3.6.3 Upgrade: Firefox upgrade for security, applies to all users of Mozilla's firefox. Mozilla urges all users to upgrade firefox to 3.6.3.
  • Microsoft Takesdown Waledac Botnet News
    Free System Scan - News - Microsoft Takesdown Waledac Botnet: Microsoft claims waledac botnet takedown success as discussion continues on methods for takedowns of botnets.
  • Malware In Advertising News
    Free System Scan - News - Malware In Advertising: Comment on Malware Advertising where site ads with malware can infect a PC. Comment on drive by download prevention methods relating to advertising malware.
  • Microsoft Security Update Rootkit News
    Free System Scan - News - Microsoft Security Update Rootkit: Discussion on recent problems relating to Microsoft security update on PCs that may be infected with a rootkit type of malware.
  • FireFox Memory Corruption Error News
    Free System Scan - News - FireFox Memory Corruption Error: Discussion Firefox Memory error and other security vulnerabilities reported on Mozilla's FireFox web browser.
  • Twitter Blocking Malware News
    Free System Scan - News - Twitter Blocking Malware: Comment on improved malware prevention on social networking as Twitter blocks malware links with a new service.
  • Adobe Reader Flash Security Update News
    Free System Scan - News - Adobe Reader Flash Security Update: Adobe patching and releasing security updates for Adobe Reader and Flash.
  • Internet Explorers 6 Security Update News
    Free System Scan - News - Internet Explorers 6 Security Update: Comment on IE Security Update released after recent reports and help with making Internet Explorer secure generally, as well as Internet Explorer update techniques.
  • Twitter Password Reset News
    Free System Scan - News - Twitter Password Reset: Comment on importance of password reset and good password practices following Twitter resetting user passwords as a security measure
  • FireFox Pulls MalWare Addons News
    Free System Scan - News - FireFox Pulls MalWare Addons: Comment as mozilla pulls certain firefox addons detected as containing malware after additional security scans.
  • Phishing SPAM on Facebook News
    Free System Scan - News - Phishing SPAM on Facebook: Comment on Phishing and Spamming with Facebook and it's potential costly consequences.
  • Internet Explorers Security News
    Free System Scan - News - Internet Explorers Security: Comment on IE Security amid recent concerns and tips to make Internet Explorer more secure including keeping Internet Explorer up to date.
  • Firefox Security Update News
    Free System Scan - News - Firefox Security Update: Comment on Firefox 3.5.6 update, security update for firefox safer browsing on the interenet.
  • Adobe Security Update Zero Day News
    Free System Scan - News - Adobe Security Update Zero Day: Adobe update to patch Adobe zero day potential security vulnerability.
  • Y2K 2010 DejaVu News
    Free System Scan - News - Y2K 2010 DejaVu: Comment on Y2K 10 years on with the reported 2010 Y2K bug apparently causing some problems.
  • Christmas Scam Season News
    Free System Scan - News - Christmas Scam Season 2009: Advice on some of the types of online Christmas scams that can be present at this time of year.
  • Safer Browsing IE6 News
    Free System Scan - News - Safer Browsing IE6: Comment on Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 being superseded, and safer browsing through IE8, released in 2009.
  • Avoid Hack Email Leak News
    Free System Scan - News - Avoid Hack Email Leak: Comment on reports of recent email hack on climate change email accounts. Discuss ways to avoid account and email hacks.
  • Windows 7 Zero Day News
    Free System Scan - News - Windows 7 Zero Day: Comment on Zero Day and recent reports of potential Windows 7 Zero Day exploit and update.
  • SPAM Scams On The Web News
    Free System Scan - News - SPAM Scams: Comment on SPAM scan targeting not just EMail but also SPAM Scams on the web, social network sites and SPAM phishing attacks.
  • Malware On The Web News
    Free System Scan - News - Malware On The Web: Comment on apparent rise in web based malware infections. Comment on infected sites and how to try prevent web based malware infecting PCs.
  • Windows 7 Update News
    Free System Scan - News - Windows 7 Update: Comment on recent release on Window 7 by Microsoft. Windows 7 feature summary, XP usage and Windows 7 security.
  • Critical Security Patch Fix Update October 2009 News
    Free System Scan - News - Critical Security Patch Fix Update October 2009: Comment on upcoming critical security update and reminder of importance of up to date software.
  • MSE MalWare Virus SpyWare News
    Free System Scan - News - MSE MalWare Virus SpyWare: Comment and first impressions on the recently released Microsoft Security Essentials scan and realtime anti-malware software.
  • AntiPhishing EMail News
    Free System Scan - News - AntiPhishing EMail: Comment and insight on the recent reported email Phishing attacks compromising systems. Discussing Anti Phishing EMail techniques.


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