VirusBarrier: First Ever Anti-Virus For The iPhone And iPad

Mac OS X anti-malware maker Intego has developed the first-ever malware scanner for the iOS platform, even though the Mac and iOS platforms have managed to be fairly malware safe, except the occasional threat that pops up often, this new tool called VirusBarrier will scan places where malware is likely to be stored, such as email attachments, Dropbox folders and other places directly exposed to users within the OS. The tool doesn’t run in the background like the way other anti-malware... Read More

Android takes the Malware No. 2 spot & Tips on Malware Prevention

The first quarter of 2011 saw the most popular mobile phone OS, Android, become the second most popular haven for malware amongst its counterparts, although historically Android is the third most popular malware haven. Android, because of it’s open source nature, has allowed different program writers to be able to write malware to go against the Android OS or sometimes fake anti-virus software that will deploy itself on a mobile phone running the Android OS. There are lots... Read More

Macs Now Get Viruses?

Few users of Mac OS X operating system would be able to tell you recently that their computers may have gotten a virus from the Internet. The Mac Defender virus is a new virus written by certain hackers somewhere in Romania and it has gone viral to Mac users who became vulnerable it. Seeing as Apple does not write anti-virus programs for their OS, the company decided to write a definition to combat the Mac Defender. This definition was by-passed 8 hours after it was written,... Read More