Topic: security software

2018 will be the year of synchronised security: Sunil Sharma, Sophos

Synchronized security is the right ammo for businesses of all sizes, especially in this highly digitized world says Sunil Sharma, MD, Sophos India.

Spectre CPU patches can cause unwanted reboots, Intel warns

Intel's CPU firmware patches for Spectre exploits cause more frequent reboots in most modern PCs, but you should still install them.

Windows Meltdown patches halted for some AMD systems after PCs refuse to boot

The emergency Windows 10 Meltdown patch is bricking some AMD PCs, forcing Microsoft to halt its roll-out for impacted systems.

How to protect your PC from the major Meltdown and Spectre CPU flaws

Here's how keep your computer safe from the nasty Meltdown and Spectre CPU security flaws.

Do you need antivirus on a new Windows PC or laptop?

For many years, the perceived wisdom when it came to Windows PCs was that you needed to install anti-virus software if you wanted to keep your computer and your data safe.

Facial recognition coming to Australian airports
The federal government will spend USD 22.5 million over the next three years deploying facial recognition technology at Australia’s airports, eliminating the need for travelers to produce passports at gates.
Despite billions spent on cybersecurity, companies aren’t truly safe from hacks
Companies on a treadmill to stay ahead of data thieves
Keep using password managers -- bugs and all
A furor over bugs in password managers left users in a jam. Self-proclaimed security empress Jessy Irwin clears up the confusion
Game of Thrones can teach you valuable security lessons
With new hacking techniques, malware, viruses and threats being created faster than Melisandre’s demon babies, the web is indeed dark and full of terrors. Here are seven lessons for security managers pulled straight out of Westeros.
Security software that uses 'code hooking' opens the door to hackers
The flaws allow hackers to easily bypass exploit mitigations in the OS and third-party apps
​Struggling Symantec stays ahead of the pack as security spending grows
Security spending was up nearly 4 percent in 2015
What I learned playing prey to Windows scammers
Three months of phone calls prove Windows scammers are more skilled at social engineering than you think