SOVLED: Next Generation AntiVirus – Signatureless Endpoint Protection Product Evaluation

We are constantly telling our customers that traditional anti-virus programs that rely mostly on ‘signatures’ from previous attacks will no longer keep a company safe.  Attackers are now sophisticated, well funded and often government controlled.  This means they rely less on exploiting known security holes and more on developing those holes. A ‘zero day’ exploit is something that has been developed to take advantage of a security hole but has not been applied to other…

SOLVED: Windows 8 Release Preview Has No Antivirus!

Um, yes it does!  Win8 Defender now includes Security Essentials.   Here is the official word direct from Microsoft “Windows 8 Release Preview comes with Windows Defender, which has been improved in Windows 8 to provide the same level of malware protection as Microsoft Security Essentials. You do not need to install Microsoft Security Essentials and it will not work with Windows 8. Microsoft will continue to provide and improve Microsoft Security Essentials for Windows 7,…

SOLVED: Where Can I Find Free High Quality Antivirus / AntiMalware For my Android Phone

Avast! Mobile Security for Android is fast, free and comprehensive. Just click on this comparison grid below (from www.androidpolice.com ) to see how it stacks up against AVG, Norton, Kaspersky, Lookout, McAfee and others.  On the Avast site it is rated 4.7 out of five by end users and you will have to look long and hard to find someone who does not like it.  It will even let you track the phone if it…

How to Clean / Remove and Recover from a Virus From Your PC

This is the complete virus cleaning guide.  There are many ways to clean a virus from your computer and I will list them in from the easiest to the most complex.  Contrary to commonly held beliefs, there are MANY nasty virus’ for Apple Mac’s, iPhones, Linux and Unix, however this document is only intended to be used by Windows machines. By Ian Matthews, Up & Running Technologies Inc, Feb 10, 2010 NOTICE: This information is…