Monthly Archives: April 2010

Message from McAfee’s CEO David DeWalt

Check this website for McAfee’s CEO video message about the issue of the false positive DAT file: Message from the CEO. And what McAfee is doing about the impacted Home and Enterprise users and how to compensate them: Moving to … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Vol. 8 released

Volume 8 of the Security Intelligence Report (SIR v8) covers July 2009 through December 2009. It includes data derived from more than 500 million computers worldwide, each running Windows. You can download it at: Microsoft Security website.

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Update on McAfee’s false positive

At the McAfee Security Insights blog McAfee’s Berry McPherson posted that McAfee released a DAT file, 5959, and that McAfee released a SuperDAT Remedation Tool to help their customers to fix their affected systems. Read Berry McPherson’s post for more … Continue reading

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McAfee’s DAT 5958 issues

On april 21st, McAfee released DAT 5958. You might run into a few problems like rebooting, shut downs after installing this update. Especialy when you run windows XP and Service Pack 3. Check these pages to resolve the issue: ALERT: … Continue reading

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for April 2010

Today is the 2nd Tuesday of April, which means it’s patch-day! Today Microsoft released 11 patches, 5 rated as “critical”, 5 rated as “important” and 1 rated as “moderate”. Critical: MS10-019 – Vulnerabilities in Windows Could Allow Remote Code Execution … Continue reading

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New rogue security software videos from Microsoft

To learn more about rogue security software and to help yourself against it, watch these three short videos created by the Microsoft Malware Protection Center. What is rogue software? How to check for rogue software How to defend your computer … Continue reading

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