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Features You’d Normally Never Hear About – Part Three.


And so I continue with series on some of the lesser-known, fruitiest features to be found in our products. This time I’ll be concentrating on whitelisting – a completely different approach to malware protection, which at the moment is included in KIS, PURE, and the new generation of our corporate products …

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Call for Action: Internet Should Become a Military-Free Zone.


We are now seeing some joint efforts to combat cybercriminals. However, I’m more concerned about another side of Internet security. The tricks of a cybercriminal will seem trifling compared to a large-scale cyberwar on the web. The military is gradually turning the Internet into one big minefield. The whole area is beyond the control of society – it’s almost anarchy with everyone doing whatever they want. We need an international organization in order to control cyber-weapons.

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It’s the End of the Net as We Know It.


Time to tell you about a bunch of really exciting events I’ve been to over the past few weeks. It’s been a fairly crazy mini-tour covering Geneva, Dublin and London non-stop. Two or three days in each city and each time talking to some very interesting people on all sorts of hot topics. Last stop – the London Conference on Cyberspace. This was quite something – in fact, it unexpectedly turned out to be this year’s best event I was involved in! …

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Rooting out Rootkits.


As you might guess from the title, today we’ll be talking about rootkits. At heart this is an interesting topic, but often that ‘heart’ is out of sight: in the press rootkits are rarely covered at all, and if they are the articles are filled with nothing but horror stories that have nothing in common with reality. There are of course many technical articles, but these don’t help the wider audience – the general public. But the problem exists …

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Is Microsoft Planning to Take Over the Security Market with Its New Windows 8 Features? – Alexey Polyakov in the Spotlight


Windows 8 is coming! In line with its tendency to introduce high-profile security features in each new version of its operating system, Microsoft is unleashing some pretty interesting new protection technologies with its next OS release.Let’s see what one of the key people behind the new Windows 8 security framework can tell us about what to expect from Windows 8 from the security standpoint, and how this might change the security market …

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