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Most active threats for Windows Trends 2012

IT Security active threats for Windows The objectives pursued by criminals involved in the spread of malware for Windows, have long been known, and, in general, have changed slightly: Turning on the computer in a botnet, that is, turning it into a zombie machine that will do all the team attacks, such as injection of additional modules in the system …

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Preliminary version of Firefox for Windows 8

Mozilla yesterday took another step towards the delivery of “Metro”-version of the Firefox browser for the operating system Windows 8. Asa Dotzler, director of product Mozilla, said that the company released the latest preview of Firefox for Windows 8, focused on a limited use. After this release, the company is going to release publicly accessible version of Firefox for Windows …

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Alternative file manager for Windows 7 and 8

Better Explorer – an alternative file manager for Windows 7 and 8 Released beta version Better Explorer – a convenient and functional file manager, which can be considered as a viable replacement of the usual Windows Explorer. Among the key features of the application is necessary to mention the compact ribbon-tabbed interface, built-in tools for working with file archives, and …

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HostsMan – free tool for editing the HOSTS file

HostsMan – a free tool for editing the file HOSTS, which is used by Windows to convert character domain names to the corresponding IP-address. Many administrators make changes to the HOSTS file for different purposes, for example to block access to specific sites. This operation can be done by adding a couple of lines of text in the usual “Notepad.” …

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Linux Foundation UEFI Secure Boot

Linux Foundation loader allows you to load any Linux distribution in UEFI Secure Boot mode. Linux Foundation presented the boot loader can be used by any distributions that have no resources of its own assurance solutions key Microsoft. Developer Kernel Linux, part of coordinating the technical committee Linux Foundation, James Bottomley reported that on February 6, Microsoft released a new …

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Max Spyware Detector

Max Spyware Detector – is a complete program for professional and home user. Max Spyware Detector – is a complete program for individuals, professionals and home users, which can be used to check, detect and remove spyware and immediately get rid of the malware, emerging advertising windows, Keylogger (kind spyware) and Trojans. The program reinforced Smart Scan technology and Max …

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Developers have released a new version of PostgreSQL

A group of developers of popular open database PostgreSQL today released security fixes for all currently supported versions of PostgreSQL, including 9.2.3, 9.1.8, 9.0.12, 8.4.16 and 8.3.23. In all versions, the developers fix the vulnerability, which in use could lead to attacks such as Denial-of-Service. All users are encouraged to upgrade to the new version as soon as possible. Correction …

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