Who’d have thought that ATMs would become an absolute headache for financial institutions closer to the retirement of Windows XP? It never happened before, and chances are that it probably will never happen again. The dynamics at the start of last decade, when Windows XP launched were totally different. Computing and...

While Microsoft is still investigating a recently reported flaw in Windows XP, security firm Symantec has put up more information on this vulnerability and which countries are under immediate threat. It seems that attackers have been attempting to exploit this vulnerability since November, meaning while the flaw has...

While Windows 8 comes with built-in security, and is inherently more secure than previous iterations of the operating system, it is never a bad idea to add another layer of protection, particularly when you consider how much malware spreads through social sites. Security company, Symantec, has put together at nice...

Symantec has notified Windows 8 users through its blog, about the threat of a backdoor Trojan Horse called Backdoor.Makadocs. This piece of malware presents itself as a Word document, uses a Google Docs server as a proxy server, and depends on an interesting document title to tempt the user to open it. Symantec...

Symantec’s Norton used to be the most popular computer security software until about five years ago when its popularity started decreasing. Over the past five years its consumer antivirus market share has dropped from 56% to 45%. This is mostly due to how many resources it takes up and competition from other types of...