Microsoft close to releasing free Anti-Virus product

Once Microsoft saw that their OneCare Live security product flopped, they decided back in November 08 to produce a scaled down version that would be free. The new application, codenamed Morro, is basic anti-virus that combats viruses, spyware and trojans. While MS says this is not intended to compete with likes of Symantec and McAfee,… Continue reading Microsoft close to releasing free Anti-Virus product

Conficker Worm wakes up; Check your AV and patches

AV researchers noticed that the Conficker worm ‘woke up’ and has started replicating a piece of data among infected computers. It is still unknown what this mystery payload is, but it could be something as dangerous as a keylogger. Bottom line is that you should check your Windows systems again for up to date virus… Continue reading Conficker Worm wakes up; Check your AV and patches

Trustware’s BufferZone separates files and applications

As a follow-up to our piece on the Conficker C worm, a vendor called Trustware sent us news about their product (BufferZone) which can arguably be classified as an Anti-Virus app, but doesn’t quite work like the typical AV program. BufferZone claims to prevent malicious code from installing on your system by placing it into… Continue reading Trustware’s BufferZone separates files and applications