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FREMONT, CA – DECEMBER 6, 2011 – Foxit Corporation, a leading provider of solutions for reading, editing, creating, organizing, and securing PDF documents, today announced, Inc. has made an investment in the company, and will be working with Amazon to support PDF reading in Kindle devices and free Kindle reading apps. Terms of the investment were not disclosed. "Kindle has long supported PDF... serving up malware serving up malware a.k.a. C|Net is no longer a safe location to download programs, because it now wraps the software in a Trojan Installer, detected as malware by major Anti-Virus programs. This story was first reported back in August on the ExtremeTech site, when VLC was "trojanised" by See " wraps downloads in bloatware, lies about motivations" Now it has re-emerged, because another well-known...

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Steve Jobs dies at age 56

Earlier today, Apple's very own Steve Jobs passed away at the age of 56 due to a rare form of pancreatic cancer. His death happens just a day after Apple announced the iPhone 4S. "Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being", the company said. "Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know...

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Microsoft kills MacDefender scareware botnet

Microsoft's Digital Crimes Unit has shut down a botnet that was investigated for hosting the MacDefender scareware that preyed on Mac OS X users. The botnet, known as Kelihos or "Waledac 2.0," has been linked to spam messages, ID-theft attacks, pump-and-dump stock scams and websites promoting the sexual exploitation of children, according to Microsoft senior attorney Richard Domingues Boscovich. The botnet contained about 41,000...

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Welcome to the new, updated Lunarsoft

The new, updated Lunarsoft is here! Over the past two weeks we have been working hard behind the scenes to prepare for a much needed update to our frontpage software. We have made sure that the theme we use would be up to date and match our forums along with ensuring our plugins would be up to date as well. While we did have...

Brothersoft celebrates ninth anniversary

Brothersoft celebrates ninth anniversary

Brothersoft is celebrating their 9th anniversary and they want to celebrate it with you. You have a chance to win a Brothersoft 9th Anniversary Limited Edition tshirt. Interested? Here’s how you can enter to get a shirt. 1. Click the “Join” button and tweet the activity news. 2. Follow Brothersoft on Twitter Then you will be considered for this giveaway. The Winners will be...

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Lunarsoft Forums are upgrading

The Lunarsoft Forums are offline while upgrading to the latest version. We will have updates posted on our Facebook feed as to everything that is happening. Feel free to Like and follow what’s happening at the Lunarsoft Facebook page. This post will also be updated once the upgrade has successfully finished. The forums have been successfully updated. Enjoy!

SUPERAntiSpyware bought by for 8.5 million

SUPERAntiSpyware bought by for 8.5 million

Recently acquired SUPERAntiSpyware for a healthy sum of $8.5 million. The deal is expected to finalize by the end of the year. SUPERAntiSpyware is a free tool that is extremely useful when cleaning up a system. It’s offered in both paid and free versions, but for most the free product delivers as promised. What many people don’t know is that SUPERAntiSpyware, headquartered in...

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ChronoPay attempted to reverse engineer Malwarebytes

Malwarebytes has certainly been getting a lot of attention from other companies. In 2009, IOBit decided to take advantage of Malwarebytes definition files by implementing them into their own. Malwarebytes quickly caught wind of this and accused Chinese software firm IOBit so reverse engineering it’s malware signatures. This of course brought about a lot of commotion and IOBit received a lot of negative press....

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Microsoft Security Essentials to get engine upgrade this week

The update to the anti-malware engine will be starting with Microsoft Security Essentials and will also update security solutions such as: Forefront Client Security, Forefront Endpoint Protection, and Windows Intune Endpoint Protection. The new engine version will be in the range of 1.1.700X.0. Aside from the change in the version number no other actual information has been revealed about what changes are being made....