Will AV vendors still offer Windows XP updates?

Are you among the many computer users dreading April 8 - the day Microsoft Corp. says it will finally stop...

January 16th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Security Encryption Graphic

Cisco promises fix for AP, router backdoor

Network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc. said it will release firmware updates to plug a backdoor found in two of...

January 14th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

Yahoo still fixing email problems

A week after its email service went down Yahoo Inc. says it is still working to get service back up...

December 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Security firm warns of new XP flaw

Just five months before Microsoft Corp. ends support for Windows XP, a security firm has warned that a new zero...

December 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft patches Windows zero-day today

Microsoft Corp. will patch today, a flaw in Windows that affects all editions of the operating systems ranging from the...

November 12th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Hackers exploit Office zero-day

Hackers are exploiting a critical and unpatched vulnerability in Windows Office 2003, 2007 and 2010, Microsoft Corp. warned yesterday. The...

November 6th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Windows 7 tops XP, Windows 8 in malware encounter rate

Computers still using Windows XP are six times more likely to be infected by viruses than machines running Windows 8,...

November 4th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Microsoft Canada CIO busts OS migration myths

By April 8 next year Microsoft Corp. would have stopped issuing patches to its Windows XP operating system. For years,...

October 2nd, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

malware, cyber crime, data theft, network security

7 stealthy attacks hackers use

Back in the 1990s an Excel macro virus silently and randomly replaced zeros in spreadsheets with capital O’s. This altered...

September 30th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano