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Posts Tagged ‘google’

Google warning over fake antivirus scams

Thursday, April 29th, 2010

Fake antivirus software accounts for as much as 15% of all malicious software scams, Google has claimed.

The search engine giant warned that fake antivirus software presents a growing threat to computer users after an investigation into some 240million web pages over a 13 month period. (more…)

Firms warns that 58% of software is flawed

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010

A software application developer has claimed that more than half of all software on the market is vulnerable to the kind of attacks that affected Google earlier this year. (more…)

Microsoft brings forward security update

Thursday, January 21st, 2010

Microsoft will today bring forward a scheduled security update to fix the flaw in Internet Explorer that was exploited in the recent attack on Google. (more…)

German Government warns against Internet Explorer

Tuesday, January 19th, 2010

The German government has warned citizens not to use Internet Explorer after it was revealed that a flaw in the Microsoft browser proved to be the weak link in the recent security attack on Google. (more…)

Company who sued China hit with email attack

Friday, January 15th, 2010

Lawyers who filed a lawsuit against the Chinese Government on behalf of a US software company over alleged theft of software code that was used in state-mandated filtering software, was reportedly targeted by a phishing attack that has also targeted Google. (more…)

Google puts malware warning down to human error

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

A “bug” that caused the Google search to treat search results as malicious has been put down to “human error” by the search engine. (more…)