Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage
November 5, 2019 – 05:25 | No Comment
Malwarebytes 4.0 unveils the promise of better zero-day detection, 50% less CPU usage

Malwarebytes has released a major new version of its eponymous anti-malware tool: Malwarebytes 4.0 is available now as a free and premium version for both Windows and Mac.
The new version unveils a major redesign with …

Add a second layer of security using the new Malware Fighter 7
May 8, 2019 – 10:15 | Comments Off on Add a second layer of security using the new Malware Fighter 7
Add a second layer of security using the new Malware Fighter 7

Can you ever have enough security? We often wonder after being told what our users have installed. It’s not unknown for people to have a full security suite alongside a second on-demand scanner and additional …

Kaspersky Total Security 2019 cleans misbehaving apps and browser extensions
May 25, 2018 – 05:33 | Comments Off on Kaspersky Total Security 2019 cleans misbehaving apps and browser extensions
Kaspersky Total Security 2019 cleans misbehaving apps and browser extensions

Kaspersky has released major new versions of its security suites with the launch of Kaspersky Internet Security 2019 and Kaspersky Total Security 2019 for Windows PCs.
The suite – which is also available (but not yet …

Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
December 8, 2016 – 14:31 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus
Malwarebytes 3.0 aims to replace your antivirus

Malwarebytes has released Malwarebytes 3.0, a new package which combines its anti-malware, anti-exploit, anti-ransomware and web protection technologies.
You won’t see most of these in the free version, unfortunately. That’s still strictly on-demand anti-malware only, although …

VirusTotal adds WhiteArmor to its lineup
November 24, 2016 – 12:09 | Comments Off on VirusTotal adds WhiteArmor to its lineup
VirusTotal adds WhiteArmor to its lineup

VirusTotal has announced the addition of WhiteArmor’s engine to its antivirus lineup.
The Chinese developer explains:

Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector
December 11, 2015 – 07:11 | Comments Off on Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector
Crystal Security is a compact cloud-based malware detector

Install any anti-malware with real-time protection and you’re generally weighing down your system with services, drivers, DLLs, background processes and more.
Crystal Security does things differently, its tiny download unpacking to a single 830KB executable which …

Adware-avoider Unchecky acquired by Reason Software
April 15, 2015 – 17:24 | Comments Off on Adware-avoider Unchecky acquired by Reason Software
Adware-avoider Unchecky acquired by Reason Software

Reason Software, developer of herdProtect and Should I remove it?, has acquired RaMMicHaeL’s smart adware-blocking Unchecky.
The program is an innovative free tool which monitors software installations, looks out for bundled adware, and automatically clears their …

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool updated to remove Superfish
February 24, 2015 – 11:09 | Comments Off on Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool updated to remove Superfish
Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool updated to remove Superfish

Bitdefender has announced that its stand-alone Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool has been updated to remove the Superfish root certificate, while also “while also disinfecting drivers or executables that have been affected by the malware”.
It’s not …

IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection
January 20, 2015 – 14:21 | Comments Off on IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection
IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection

IObit Malware Fighter Free has been updated to version 3 with a range of new features and enhancements.
The “Browser Protect” module provides real-time protection for your home and search pages, blocks some malicious sites, eliminates …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.03 improves multitasking, adds keyboard navigation support
October 14, 2014 – 05:10 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.03 improves multitasking, adds keyboard navigation support
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.03 improves multitasking, adds keyboard navigation support

Malwarebytes Corporation has released Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.03, a significant update for its anti-malware tool.
A new option to run scans at a lower priority (Settings > Advanced Settings > “Reduce priority…”) may reduce their impact …

Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift
July 9, 2014 – 16:25 | Comments Off on Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift
Norton Security 2015 Betas unveiled, sport name change, improved protection and facelift

Symantec has unveiled the first public betas of its forthcoming Norton security products. Norton Security 2015 Beta and Norton Security with Backup 2015 Beta reveal the company’s attempt to harmonise its two main security products.
Both …