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SUPERAntiSpyware bought by Support.com for 8.5 million

SUPERAntiSpyware bought by Support.com for 8.5 million

Recently Support.com 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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Windows XP SP2 retirement looms, puts users in tough spot

Half of the enterprise computers running the aged Windows XP operating system are still relying on the soon-to-be-retired Service Pack 2 (SP2), a researcher said today. According to security risk and compliance management provider Qualys, 50% of the several hundred thousand PCs it monitors for its clients are still running Windows XP SP2. “The normal thing for IT is not to muck around with...