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Antivirus Programs For Your Protection

Antivirus programs are used to prevent, detect and remove computer viruses, worms, spyware and adware. They not only your protect computer from damage but also prevents the passing of malware to other computers. Below is a list of popular antivirus programs. Some offer a trial version and others offer a free version.

NameFor more information
Kasperskyhttp://usa.kaspersky.com
AVGhttp://avg.com
Panda Securityhttp://www.pandasecurity.com/usa
Norton Securityhttp://us.norton.com
McAfeehttp://home.mcafee.com
ZoneAlarmhttp://www.zonealarm.com
Avast!http://www.avast.com

SANS “OUCH! SECURITY NEWSLETTER”

Updated for 2016 via the SANS (System Administration, Networking, and Security Institute) new
“Securing the Human” web portal, we continue to present links to the SANS “Ouch” Security Newsletter, a valuable resource for keeping abreast of best practices, emerging threats and trends in online safety and security, and useful information to help technology owners and users stay safe and socially responsible in their connected business endeavors.

SANS “Ouch!” 2016:

EditionTitle
January 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Securing Your New Tablet
February 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Securing Your Home Network
March 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - What Is Malware
April 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - I'm Hacked, Now What?
May 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Internet of Things
June 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Encryption
July 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - CEO Fraud
August 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Ransomware
September 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News -Email Do’s and Don’ts
October 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Four Steps to Staying Secure
November 2016:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Using The Cloud Securely

SANS “Ouch!” 2015:

EditionTitle
January 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Securely Using Mobile Apps
February 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Staying Secure on the Road
March 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Gaming Online Safely & Securely
April 2015: SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Passphrases
May 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Securing the Cyber Generation Gap
June 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Educating Kids on Cyber Safety
July 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Social Media
August 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Backup & Recovery
September 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Two-Step Verification
October 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Password Managers
November 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Shopping Online Securely
December 2015:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Phishing

SANS “Ouch!” 2014:

EditionTitle
January 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Securing Your Home Network
February 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - What is Malware
March 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - The End of Windows XP
April 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Yes, You Are A Target
May 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - I'm Hacked, Now What?
June 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Disposing of Your Mobile Device
July 2014: SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Email Do's and Don'ts
August 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Encryption
September 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Using the Cloud Securely
October 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Five Steps to Staying Secure
November 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - Social Engineering
December 2014:SANS "Ouch!" Security News - What Is Anti-Virus?


Security News from WIRED.com

WIRED

A new study raises questions about the deterrence value of harsh sentencing for dark web crimes. The post The Silk Road Creator’s Life Sentence Actually Boosted Dark Web Drug Sales appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 23, 2017, 2:00 pm
The "sinkhole" domain that's held the ransomware in check is coming under repeated denial-of-service attacks. The post Hackers Are Trying to Reignite WannaCry With Nonstop Botnet Attacks appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 19, 2017, 5:05 pm
The Swedish decision only brings into focus Assange's core conflict with the US government. The post Sweden Drops Assange's Rape Case---But He's Not Walking Free appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 19, 2017, 1:50 pm
A French researcher says he's found a tool that could help some fraction of victims running that older Windows version. Just don't reboot! The post A WannaCry Flaw Could Help Some Victims Get Files Back appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 18, 2017, 7:28 pm
A Google researcher has identified a telltale chunk of code shared between the ransomware and malware used by suspected DPRK hackers. The post The WannaCry Ransomware Has a Link to Suspected North Korean Hackers appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 15, 2017, 9:05 pm
Researchers say the worst ransomware epidemic ever is also poorly run, shoddily coded, and barely profitable. The post The WannaCry Ransomware Hackers Made Some Real Amateur Mistakes appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 15, 2017, 6:43 pm
Ransomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom. The post What Is Ransomware? A Guide to the Global Cyberattack's Scary Method appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Kim Zetter
Posted: May 14, 2017, 5:00 pm
NSA Director Michael Rogers provides the first US government confirmation that Russia successfully compromised elements of the French election. The post The NSA Confirms It: Russia Hacked French Election ‘Infrastructure’ appeared first on WIRED.
Author: Andy Greenberg
Posted: May 9, 2017, 4:36 pm

 

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