The Ultimate Antivirus Guide: 10 Top Programs Reviewed

In some ways, visiting cyberspace is kind of like entering a crowded subway car during the peak of flu season. You're surrounded by all sorts of germs-in the form of trojans, spyware, viruses, rootkits, etc.-just looking for a vulnerable host to invade and feed on. Once you're infected, these pests can wreak havoc on… »3/23/11 1:46pm3/23/11 1:46pm

The Nine Lives of Evel Knievel, the Superstar Who Wanted to Jump the Grand Canyon

Elvis on a motorbike, Evel Knievel was one of the icons of the '70s. With his star-spangled red, white and blue leathers—apparently inspired by Liberace rather than the King—and mussed-up blonde mop, cape flying behind him as he catapulted his Harley XR750 over buses, cars and canyons, Evel was excess personified.… »12/09/07 8:00am12/09/07 8:00am

Seagate Fingers Hard-Drive Poisoning Employee, Hardens Prevention Measures (Full Story)

Earlier this week, we shared breaking news about Seagate selling 1,800 Trojan-horse-infected Maxtor hard drives at retail. I checked in with the company to learn the details, and see if they busted the perp. The official word: »11/17/07 10:30am11/17/07 10:30am

But accident, schmaccident: Seagate is taking some severe prevention measures to keep this…

Symantec Advertises Norton 360 Antivirus in Japan With Ultraman-esque Character

We're not passing any judgment on Symantec's Japanese advertising campaign where they take an Ultraman-like character and have it beat up several black "virus" characters on the street to hype their Norton 360 product. Why? Because it's actually pretty awesome. Way more awesome than the crappy anti-virus ads we get… »10/04/07 2:33pm10/04/07 2:33pm