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Facebook teams up with Kaspersky Labs to rid malicious software

Facebook announced on Tuesday it has been using a new security tool to help detect and remove malicious software for users of the world’s biggest social network. Facebook said it was working with Kaspersky Lab, bolstering a program implemented with other online security firms including ESET, F-Secure and Trend Micro. “Thanks to the collaboration with these companies, in the past ... Read More »

Yahoo sees ‘end to end’ email encryption by year-end

Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce “end to end encryption” for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers. The Internet giant demonstrated new security and safety features for its email service at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, ramping up efforts to boost privacy since the 2013 revelations ... Read More »

WhatsApp releases voice-calling feature for Android users

After multiple flip-flops, WhatsApp has finally released the voice-calling feature for all Android users. You will need to download version 2.11.528 from the Play Store or version 2.11.531 from the WhatsApp website. According to AndroidPolice, the voice-calling can be activated is by receiving a call from someone whose voice-calling is already activated. After you get the call, you need to close and ... Read More »

'One-third Internet users face malware attack in July-September'

how to get your ex back /”>NEW DELHI: About one-third of Internet users in the country were attacked by web-borne malicious programmes or malwares during the July-September period this year, a report by security solutions provider Kaspersky has said. Kaspersky Lab products detected 21,946,308 Internet-borne malware incidents on the computers of participants durign July-September, the report said, adding 33.8 per ... Read More »

Half a million Mac computers ‘infected with malware’

More than half a million Apple computers have been infected with the Flashback Trojan, according to a Russian anti-virus firm. Its report claims that about 600,000 Macs have installed the malware – potentially allowing them to be hijacked and used as a “botnet”. The firm, Dr Web, says that more than half that number are based in the US. Apple ... Read More »

‘Osama’ virus infects computers

The FBI sent out an alert Wednesday warning computer users not to open e-mails or links claiming to show videos or photos of Osama bin Laden’s death.According to the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, an ongoing virus has spread throughout the Internet on social networking sites, such as Facebook, as well as through e-mailed links, leading to infected computer systems ... Read More »