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SecureAPlus recently received the highest possible rating in a security test conducted by AVLab, an independent antivirus tester based in Poland.
The original report along with a look at the malware threat landscape of 2016, specifically on ransomware, can be found at the following page (in Polish):
A PC is always prone to a myriad of threats that come in the form of viruses, malware, and other types of malicious files. Fortunately, there are a lot of antivirus, anti-malware, and anti-spyware solutions that are available, and most of them are free.
Viruses, spyware, and malware are among the many different threats enterprises have to deal with whenever we computers are involved. From the suspicious emails that employees get from their inbox to the unusual links that may appear whenever a web browser and Internet connection is involved; there is always the looming threat of being attacked by advanced malware.
The practice of Application Whitelisting (AWL) has been used in the cyber security world for a while now. It’s the opposite of blacklisting which most people are familiar with since it’s the technique used by almost (if not all) antivirus products available in the market.
To put it simply, antiviruses check files against every known virus or malware. If it finds a match in its threat database or blacklist, it will be flagged as a virus and the appropriate steps are done to minimize or hopefully prevent any damage at all. This is usually achieved by either deleting the infected file or …
Ransomware has been making the latest security headlines over the past few months of 2016 and with good reason. There have been multiple high profile victims of ransomware in recent memory ranging from a hospital that got locked out of crucial patient data that ended up giving in to the ransomware authors demands to a water utility in Michigan getting downed for a week.
Such damaging and costly incidents have put questions into the minds of many business owners and IT security professionals:
Are they doing enough to protect their systems against malware?
Can their employees fully …