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February 24, 2011

Confused about new Texas Law, Title 10, Section 2059.060? Read the law itself.

The state of Texas recently had a law go into effect (on Dec. 1, 2010) that impacts the security product testing industry, including ICSA Labs. The law has attracted a significant amount of attention, some of which is inaccurate...

January 26, 2011

ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition Achieves First Anti-Malware Certification for Mac Operating System from ICSA Labs

ICSA Labs has certified ESET NOD32 Antivirus Business Edition for use with the Mac Operating System. This is the first anti-malware product to receive Mac certification from ICSA Labs.

October 28, 2010

Everyday Internet Safety Tips from ICSA Labs

Andy Hayter offers some everyday Internet safety tips to help you continue to manage your digital lifestyle.

September 24, 2010

Stuxnet Worm: Facts First

Stuxnet is a family of multi-component malware that spreads via removable drives. It was apparently created in 2009 but was first detected in June 2010 by a security firm based in Belarus. Due to the complexity and sophistication of Stuxnet, it has proven to be difficult and time consuming to analyze in detail. Interesting details from several researchers have been reported in the media in the past few days and have gained significant media attention...

September 8, 2010

ICSA Labs Offers Tips for Safer Social Networking

The popularity of social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn is continuing to grow dramatically, but not just with users. Cybercriminals increasingly are targeting these sites and their troves of sensitive, personal information...

September 8, 2010

Trojans and Worms and Botnets, Oh My!

Today we put out a press release with tips on how users can use their favorite social media sites—like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn—without compromising their personal information...

August 25, 2010

Don’t get fooled again

Don’t be fooled by the latest round of “rogue” anti-virus products. Typically rogue anti-virus products attempt to tell you that your PC is infected (when it’s not)...

June 2, 2010

The (malware) gift that keeps giving…

It’s pretty simple. If you are going to distribute any computer media to anyone, at anytime, it’s best to scan it with an ICSA Labs Certified Anti-Virus Product before you distribute it. You can find a list of certified Anti-Virus products...

May 24, 2010

Pick a holiday…any holiday

If there is a reason for celebration, a time to get together, a holiday or major news story, expect the malware writers to take advantage of the technically disadvantaged by creating and distributing spam or malware with some reference or association to that event...

April 23, 2010

Library of Congress Project to Archive Every Twitter Message – What Does It Mean for Malware?

Recently it was announced by the Library of Congress that it has entered into an agreement with Twitter to acquire the entire Twitter archive...