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9 January 2013
WE have released F-PROT Antivirus for Unix Version 6.2.3
F-PROT Antivirus for Unix updated
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20 September 2012
F-PROT Antivirus earns a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the August 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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10 September 2012
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Unix Version 6.2.2
F-PROT Antivirus for Unix updated
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25 July 2012
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Recieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the June 2012 issue of Virus Bulletin
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27 June 2012
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Unix Version 6.2.1
F-PROT Antivirus for Unix updated for compatibility and bugfixes
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10 May 2012
F-PROT Antivirus earns another VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the November 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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13 April 2012
Nasty Trojan that encrypts your files
A ransomware trojan holds files hostage
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5 March 2012
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Version 6.2.0
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux 32 and 64-bit updated
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27 February 2012
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the February 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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10 January 2012
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the November 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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5 January 2012
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux 64-bit Version 6.1.1
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux 64-bit updated
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4 January 2012
Hackers target countries with high computer usage and good broadband
More than 20% of all computers in one country can be infected with malware
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5 December 2011
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.6
Version 6.0.9.6 released for Windows
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8 November 2011
F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange 2.0.6
Version 2.0.6 released for Exchange
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1 November 2011
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the October 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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4 October 2011
FRISK Software now has a Facebook page
F-PROT Antivirus is on Facebook
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20 September 2011
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux, BSD, and AIX Version 6.1.0
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux, BSD, and AIX updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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22 August 2011
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the August 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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24 June 2011
2 Million
F-PROT now has more than 2 000 000 detections.
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16 June 2011
Hacks and Attacks
Computer crime has been in the news lately
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11 April 2011
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus achieves a VB100 award in the April 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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7 February 2011
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux File Servers achieves a VB100 award in the February 2011 issue of Virus Bulletin
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7 December 2010
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows achieves a VB100 award in the December 2010 issue of Virus Bulletin
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15 November 2010
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.5
Version 6.0.9.5 released for Windows
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12 July 2010
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.4
Version 6.0.9.4 released for Windows
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7 June 2010
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for NetBSD Version 6.0.3
F-PROT Antivirus for NetBSD updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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22 April 2010
Network problems due to a directed attack
FRISK Software has recovered from a DDoS attack. Online services have been restored.
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31 March 2010
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for AIX Version 6.0.3
F-PROT Antivirus for AIX updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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2 February 2010
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Unix achieves a VB100 award in the February 2010 issue of Virus Bulletin
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30 December 2009
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Version 6.0.3
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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8 December 2009
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows achieves a VB100 award in the December 2009 issue of Virus Bulletin
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12 October 2009
F-PROT Antivirus used in CPatrol for SMTP
FRISK Software is happy to announce a new partnership with Digital Systems s.r.o.
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8 September 2009
F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange 2.0.5
Version 2.0.5 released for Exchange
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31 August 2009
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.3
Version 6.0.9.3 released for Windows
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11 August 2009
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.2
Version 6.0.9.2 released for Windows
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1 April 2009
The Conficker Worm
Users of F-PROT Antivirus are safe from the Conficker worm
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6 January 2009
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Version 3 Support Discontinued
Windows XP/2000 users should all upgrade to F-PROT Antivirus for Windows version 6
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1 December 2008
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.1 achieves a VB100 award in the December 2008 issue of Virus Bulletin
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12 November 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange 2.0.4
Version 2.0.4 released for Exchange
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10 September 2008
Power outage incident
A temporary power outage occurred this morning
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7 August 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange 2.0.3
Version 2.0.3 released for Exchange
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11 July 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.1 Auto-Updated
FRISK Software has now released a new version of F-PROT Antivirus
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2 June 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Version 3 Support to be Discontinued
Windows XP/2000 users should all upgrade to F-PROT Antivirus for Windows version 6
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8 May 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows 6.0.9.1
FRISK Software has now released a new version of F-PROT Antivirus
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5 May 2008
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Version 6.0.2
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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23 April 2008
F-PROT Antivirus – Vista Support and More
FRISK Software has now released a new version of F-PROT Antivirus
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22 April 2008
FRISK Staff on TV
Michael St. Neitzel appears on TV to discuss credit card security
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25 February 2008
F-PROT Antivirus for BSD
Version 6.0.1 released for FreeBSD, NetBSD and OpenBSD
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4 February 2008
F-PROT Antivirus Achieves a VB100 Award
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows Server 6.0.8.1 achieves a VB100 award in the February 2008 issue of Virus Bulletin
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12 December 2007
Maintenance Announcement
FRISK Software's Icelandic datacenter will undergo scheduled maintenance on the 14th of December between 04:00 and 06:00 GMT (early Friday morning).
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29 November 2007
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux and Solaris
Version 6.0.1 released for Linux, Solaris SPARC and Solaris x86
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29 October 2007
F-PROT Antivirus – Updated Scanning Engine and More
FRISK Software has now released a new version of F-PROT Antivirus
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19 Oct 2007
The F-PROT Antivirus tips list
A few things that you can do to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of F-PROT Antivirus
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11 Oct 2007
Top Ten Viruses
Top ten viruses in distribution overview on our front page
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10 October 2007
Upgrade F-Prot Antivirus
Upgrade F-Prot Antivirus to enjoy all its features and benefits
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31 Aug 2007
Two New Vacancies at FRISK Software
Do you want to work in Iceland?
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27 Aug 2007
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Linux Version 6.0.0
F-PROT Antivirus for Linux updated to feature our latest antivirus scanning engine
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2 Aug 2007
FRISK Software Has Released Version 2.0.0 of F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange
F-PROT Antivirus for Exchange updated to use our latest scanning engine
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15 June 2007
F-PROT Antivirus Version 3 for Windows 98/ME
FRISK Software releases a hotfix for F-PROT Antivirus Version 3 when installed on Windows 98/ME
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4 June 2007
Virus Bulletin Comments on The International Antivirus Testing Workshop 2007
The International Antivirus Testing Workshop 2007 and a VB100 award for F-PROT Antivirus for Windows feature in the June 2007 edition of Virus Bulletin
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18 May 2007
World’s first Antivirus Testing Workshop held in Reykjavik
The International Antivirus Testing Workshop 2007, a major event in the antivirus industry and antivirus testing community, was held in Reykjavik, Iceland
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2 May 2007
F-PROT Antivirus – Now in Beta on Windows Vista
FRISK Software has now released a new version of F-PROT Antivirus which features beta support for Windows Vista - (Updated!)
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20 Mar 2007
New version of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
FRISK Software has now released version 6.0.6.3 of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
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7 Mar 2007
New version of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
FRISK Software has now released version 6.0.6.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
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20 Feb 2007
F-PROT Antivirus at a DECUS Conference
FRISK Software employee holds a successful lecture at the Icelandic Decus conference
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29 Jan 2007
FRISK Software has released F-PROT Antivirus for Windows, Corporate
F-PROT Antivirus for Windows, Corporate, version 6 released
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15 Jan 2007
F-PROT Antivirus Heuristics Catch Trojan
F-PROT Antivirus catches an outbreak of trojan malware via heuristics
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08 Jan 2007
FRISK Software opens the F-PROT Antivirus discussion forum
F-PROT Antivirus gets a forum of its own
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29 Dec 2006
Beta version released of F-PROT Antivirus, corporate edition
Beta test the corporate edition of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows!
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11 December 2006
F-PROT Antivirus moves into the Next Generation of Antivirus Software.
F-PROT Antivirus moves into the Next Generation of Antivirus Software with the release of F-PROT Antivirus version 6
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1 December 2006
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.7 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX platforms
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28 November 2006
F-PROT Antivirus Offers Zero Hour Protection
Our built-in generic scanner catches a new outbreak of a mass-mailing worm.
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31 Aug 2006
Beta test the new F-PROT Antivirus for Windows!
A brand new look, enhanced scanning and a number of added features are included in this new beta version now released
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18 July 2006
The F-Prot Antivirus tips list
A few things that you can do to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of F-Prot Antivirus
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20 June 2006
Microsoft will not issue critical patch
Microsoft has announced that it will not patch against a critical vulnerability in Windows 98, 98SE and ME
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3 February 2006
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.6 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX platforms
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6 January 2006
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
FRISK Software has now released versions 3.16f of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
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5 January 2006
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 1.2.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange and 4.6.5 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX platforms
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4 January 2006
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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4 January 2006
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 3.16e of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and version 1.2.3 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
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19 December 2005
New verson of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
FRISK Software has released version 1.2.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
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30 November 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.3 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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28 November 2005
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
Version 3.16d of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows introduces a number of improvements
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20 October 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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12 September 2005
Over 200.000 viruses and other malicious programs detected
Number of threats detected by F-Prot Antivirus doubles in less than 2 years
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5 September 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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8 August 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.6.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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1 July 2005
Version 1.2.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange released
FRISK Software has released version 1.2.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
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9 June 2005
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
Version 3.16c of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows includes important updates
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7 April 2005
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.16b of F-Prot Antivirus for DOS has been released
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21 March 2005
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
FRISK Software has released version 1.2.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
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8 March 2005
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
FRISK Software has released version 3.16b of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
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22 February 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.5.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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3 February 2005
Stinghorn and FRISK Software in Strategic Partnership
F-Prot Antivirus integrated into Stinghorn Secure Business Suite (Stinghorn SBS)
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26 January 2005
Large number of legitimate e-mails blocked by U.S. Internet Service Provider Verizon
Some FRISK Software customers may be affected
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6 January 2005
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.5.3 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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29 December 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for UNIX
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.5.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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22 December 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.5.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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15 December 2004
F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
Special Holiday Offer

FRISK Software wishes its customers happy holidays by offering F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange at half price!
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24 November 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.16a of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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23 November 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 1.1.6 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released
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19 November 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.4.8 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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18 November 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.16 of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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8 October 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released version 4.4.7 of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC
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6 October 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 1.1.5 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released
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5 October 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
Versions 4.4.7 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux x86, for BSD x86, for Solaris x86, for AIX on IBM pSeries and for Linux on IBM zSeries released
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24 September 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has released new versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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21 September 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.4.5 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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3 September 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 1.1.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released
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23 August 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.15a of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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16 August 2004
Windows XP SP2
F-Prot Antivirus for Windows version 3.15 optimized to take advantage of security enhancements in Windows XP SP2
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5 August 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.4.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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23 July 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.4.3 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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30 June 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.15 of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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6 May 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released versions 4.4.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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18 March 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released new versions of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
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17 March 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
FRISK Software has now released new versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows, for DOS, and for Exchange
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12 March 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus
Version 1.1.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released.
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5 March 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms have been released
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26 February 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms have been released
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24 February 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.14c of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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12 February 2004
FRISK Software International expands its range of F-Prot Antivirus products still further
F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on IBM zSeries (S/390) has now been released
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10 February 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 1.1.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released
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6 February 2004
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for all UNIX based platforms
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux, BSD, AIX, Solaris SPARC and Solaris x86 have been released
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5 February 2004
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux
Version 4.3.4 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux has been released
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30 January 2004
Yes, (some) anti-virus companies are spammers.
An open letter from Fridrik Skulason,
Founder of FRISK Software
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22 December 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux
Version 4.3.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux has been released
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19 December 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange
Version 1.1.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange has been released
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19 December 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus for AIX
Version 4.3.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for AIX has been released
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10 December 2003
New BETA version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390 released
FRISK Software International has released version 4.3.1-beta-3 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390.
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28 November 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 4.3.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for BSD has been released
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26 November 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus released
Versions 4.3.2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC and F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris x86 have been released
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20 November 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus released
Versions 4.3.1of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC and F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris x86 have been released
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19 November 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 4.3.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for BSD has been released
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12 November 2003
Over 100.000 viruses and other malicious programs detected!
FRISK Software reaches an important milestone in the history and development of F-Prot Antivirus
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5 November 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
FRISK Software international has released version 4.3.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for AIX
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30 October 2003
FRISK Software International expands its range of F-Prot Antivirus products still further
F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris x86 has now been released
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22 October 2003
A new addition to the F-Prot Antivirus products range has been released
Version 4.3.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC has been released
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14 October 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
FRISK Software international has released version 4.3.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux
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8 October 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
FRISK Software international has released version 4.2.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for BSD
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8 October 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.14b of F-Prot Antivirus for DOS has been released
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6 October 2003
New version of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 3.14b of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows has been released
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2 October 2003
New BETA version of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris x86 released
FRISK Software International has released version 4.2.1-BETA-2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris Intel
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30 September 2003
New BETA version of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC released
FRISK Software International has released version 4.2.1-BETA-2 of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris SPARC
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26 September 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus released
Version 4.3.0 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux has been released
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15 September 2003
BETA-2 version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390 released
FRISK Software International has released BETA-2 version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390.
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10 September 2003
Why (some) anti-virus companies are to blame for the recent e-mail flood
An open letter from Fridrik Skulason,
Founder of FRISK Software International
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4 September 2003
NiramXXX6@hotmail.com warnings are hoaxes
Warnings that NiramXXX6@hotmail.com is a virus that infects via MSN are hoaxes.
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1 September 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus products
Version 4.2.1 of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux and version 1.0.3 for Exchange have been released
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20 August 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus products
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux and AIX, have been released
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5 August 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus products
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows, BSD, Linux, AIX, and Exchange have been released. Also BETAs of Solaris and Linux on S/390.
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28 July 2003
F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390, 4.2.0-beta-1 released
FRISK Software International has released a BETA version of F-Prot Antivirus for Linux on S/390
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23 July 2003
FRISK Software International signs distribution agreements with former RAV Antivirus distributors
With the agreements the U.S. company RAE Internet and German company BRS Connect became distributors of F-Prot Antivirus products.
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1 July 2003
BETA version of F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris 4.2.0 released
FRISK Software International has released
F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris 4.2.0-beta-1
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24 June 2003
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus products
New versions of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows, BSD, Linux, AIX and Exchange have been released
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12 June 2003
Three new products for UNIX based operating systems
The product line for UNIX based operating systems has been revised with three new products replacing the older products
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11 June 2003
Special offer for current GeCAD/Microsoft (RAV Antivirus) users
In view of Microsoft's recent acquisition of GeCAD Software, FRISK Software International has decided to offer current GeCAD Antivirus users a competitive upgrade at a very attractive price
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3 June 2003
A public letter to the University of Calgary
In response to the University's decision to provide a course on virus writing
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8 May 2003
Version 3.13a of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows and DOS released
This version includes among other things an updated scanning engine
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30 April 2003
RSS feeds available from FRISK Software International
For a simple way to stay up-to-date with FRISK Software International
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2 April 2003
Version 3.13 of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows released
This version includes a new scanning engine and a new look for F-Prot Antivirus for Windows
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2 April 2003
Regarding f-prot.so included with F-Prot Linux for Enterprise Business, version 3.13
A slight fault in a new program included with F-Prot Linux for Enterprise Business has been found and repaired.
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21 March 2003
F-Prot Antivirus for AIX released
Visit the AIX product page for more information on F-Prot Antivirus for AIX
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18 March 2003
F-Prot Antivirus for Exchange released
The protection of F-Prot Antivirus is now available for the Microsoft Exchange Server
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10 Febuary 2003
Vulnerability reported in F-Prot™ Antivirus for Linux fixed
A vulnerability reported on the vuln-dev mailing list at Security Focus has been fixed
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5 Febuary 2003
F-Prot™ Antivirus for DOS, version 3.12d released
Version 3.12d of F-Prot™ Antivirus for DOS is available for download
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20 January 2003
Version 3.12d of F-Prot Antivirus for Windows released
This version includes a new scanning engine offering even greater protection...
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7January 2003
F-Prot Antivirus for Solaris, 4.2.0-beta-1 released

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4 December 2002
Version 3.12c of F-Prot Antivirus for all platforms released
Some minor changes have been made with version 3.12c to enhance detection capabilities
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30 September 2002
F-Prot Antivirus, version 3.12b released
Version 3.12b for all platforms is ready for download
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3 September 2002
F-Prot Antivirus for FreeBSD available
The protection of F-Prot Antivirus now available for FreeBSD...
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2 September 2002
BETA version of Exchange plug-in
A BETA 1 version of F-Prot plug-in for Exchange 2000 server available for testing
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5 May 2002
F-Prot AVES launched
F-Prot will detect FBI's Magic Lantern...
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27 May 2002
Version 3.12a has been released
Version 3.12a of F-Prot Antivirus is now available for download...
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23 March 2002
Version 3.12 of F-Prot Antivirus available
Version 3.12 has been released with a few changes...
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15 March 2002

A free e-mail alert service is now available for subscription...
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15/03/06
Recent News

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All Security Alerts

11 July 2007
Security Bulletins for July 2007
Microsoft releases six patches this month, three of which are deemed critical
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09 May 2007
Security Bulletins for May 2007
Microsoft releases seven patches this month which are deemed critical
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2 Apr 2007
Security Bulletins for April 2007
Update: Microsoft has released a critical fix for a GDI vulnerability.
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14 Mar 2007
Security Bulletins for March 2007
No new Microsoft Security Bulletins have been released this month.
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13 Feb 2007
Security Bulletins for February 2007
Critical patch released for vulnerability in Windows, Internet Explorer, Interactive Training, Visual Studio, Office, and Microsoft Antivirus.
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19 Jan 2007
Security Bulletins for January 2007
Critical patch released for vulnerability in Windows, Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office.
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13 December 2006
Security Bulletins for December 2006
Microsoft releases seven patches this month, three of which are deemed critical
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07 December 2006
Worm exploiting QuickTime spreading on MySpace
JS/Quickspace.A modifies legitimate links on the infected user's MySpace profile pages with links to Phishing websites.
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21 November 2006
Security Bulletins for November 2006
Update: Winzip Computing and Microsoft have released separate critical fixes for Winzip 10.0 vulnerability
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19 October 2006
W32/RJump backdoor
Apple ships a small number of Video iPods infected with a Windows virus
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11 October 2006
Security Bulletins for October 2006
Microsoft releases ten patches this month, six of which are deemed critical
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28 September 2006
Security Bulletins for September 2006
Update: Microsoft issues a "critical" fix ahead of schedule for Vector Markup Language vulnerability
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7 September 2006
FRISK Software's Guidelines for Safe Computing
Keep your system healthy and secure with these few simple steps
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14 August 2006
W32/Ircbot backdoors
W32/Ircbot.TT and W32/Ircbot.TU exploiting the MS06-40 vulnerability
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8 August 2006
Security Bulletins for August 2006
Microsoft releases twelve patches this month, nine of which are deemed critical
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12 July 2006
Security Bulletins for July 2006
Microsoft releases seven patches this month, five of which are deemed critical
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22 June 2006
Promises of partners from heaven lead to a backdoor from hell
A flood of SMS messages attempting to lure users into downloading a dangerous backdoor Trojan
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16 June 2006
Security Bulletins for June 2006
Microsoft releases twelve patches this month, eight of which are deemed critical
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22 May 2006
Security Bulletins for May 2006
Microsoft releases two patches rated "critical" and one rated "moderate"
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23 April 2006
Security Bulletins for April 2006
Microsoft releases three critical patches including a cumulative security update for Internet Explorer
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15 March 2006
Security Bulletins for March 2006
Important Adobe Macromedia Flash update and critical Microsoft Office patch released
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17 February 2006
Microsoft Security Bulletins for February
Critical patch released against a serious vulnerability in Windows Media Player
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1 February 2006
W32/Kapser.A@mm to delete files
This worm is set to maliciously delete files on 3 February and on the third day of every future month, indefinitely
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6 January 2006
Microsoft Security Bulletins for January
Update: Two more critical patches released in addition to last week's emergency patch release
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2 January 2006
Serious vulnerability in rendering of Windows Metafile image files (.wmf)
Windows vulnerability threatens the security of a large number of computers
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15 December 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for December
Critical patch released for vulnerability in Internet Explorer
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23 November 2005
W32/Sober.Z@mm
Sober strikes again - A new variant of the Sober family gains widespread distribution
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10 November 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for November
Update: Microsoft recommends Macromedia Flash Player update
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12 October 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for October
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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13 September 2005
Serious vulnerability discovered in Mozilla and Firefox Browsers
Potential malicious code execution on affected PCs
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23 August 2005
Adobe Security Advisory released
Adobe warns of a serious vulnerability in their popular Acrobat and Reader programs
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14 August 2005
W32/Zotob
A new worm spreads, exploiting a recently reported vulnerability in Microsoft's Plug and Play
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10 August 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for August
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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14 July 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for July
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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16 June 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for June
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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16 May 2005
W32/Sober.P@mm
A new member of the Sober family that sends out large quantities of racist spam
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12 May 2005
Serious vulnerabilities discovered in Mozilla Firefox Browser
Could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected computers
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13 April 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for April
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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7 March 2005
W32/Kelvir.A, W32/Kelvir.B, W32/Kelvir.C, W32/Kelvir.D
Worms that spreads via MSN Messenger
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11 February 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletins for February
Critical patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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13 January 2005
Microsoft Security Bulletin for January
Two critical new patches released against recently discovered vulnerabilities
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16 December 2004
Microsoft Security Bulletins for December
Updated bulletins report important patches against serious vulnerabilities
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14 December 2004
W32/Zafi.D@mm
A new variant of the Zafi family disguises itself as a convincing Christmas greeting
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19 November 2004
W32/Sober.J@mm
A new variant of the Sober family of mass-mailers quickly gains considerable distribution.
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18 October 2004
Microsoft re-releases Security Bulletin for September 2004
Revised patch fixes update problem in September release
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13 October 2004
Microsoft releases its Security Bulletins for October 2004
A number of patches against critical vulnerabilities released
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15 September 2004
Microsoft releases its Security Bulletins for September 2004
Critical vulnerability announced and security updates released.
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14 July 2004
Microsoft releases its Security Bulletins for July 2004
Seven new security updates released.
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2 July 2004
JS/Scob.A@troj
Microsoft releases updates to address vulnerabilities exploited by trojan downloader
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14 June 2004
Large-scale German spam attacks
Right-wing political spam spreads via computers infected by W32/Sober.G@mm
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9 June 2004
Microsoft has released its Security Bulletins for June 2004
Two non-critical vulnerabilities reported
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12 May 2004
Microsoft has released Windows Security Bulletin for May 2004
New vulnerability reported in Windows Help and Support Center
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1 May 2004
W32/Sasser.A
The Sasser worm takes advantage of a recently reported Windows vulnerability.
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14 April 2004
Microsoft reports the discovery of serious Windows vulnerabilities
Critical patches have been released to avoid potential large-scale attacks
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5 April 2004
W32/Sober.F@mm
Another variant of the bilingual Sober family of mass-mailers has been spreading quickly
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29 March 2004
W32/Netsky.Q@mm - Yet another variant gains momentum
Top 5 threats of the day are all Netsky variants
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18 March 2004
Four new versions of the Bagle worm
The Bagle deluge continues with new additions to this rapidly growing family of mass-mailers
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10 March 2004
Microsoft upgrades vulnerability severity rating to critical
Microsoft warns of newly discovered security threats.
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8 March 2004
W32/Sober.D@mm
A new variant of the bilingual Sober family of mass-mailers has emerged.
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3 March 2004
Multiple virus outbreaks
One new variant of Netsky, two of Mydoom and four of Bagle emerge in a 24 hour time period
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1 March 2004
W32/Netsky.D@mm, W32/Netsky.C@mm, W32/Netsky.B@mm
More Netsky variants spread
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13 February 2004
Microsoft reports serious Windows vulnerabilities
Critical patches have been released to avoid potential large scale attack.
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10 February 2004
W32/Doomjuice.A
New worm exploits vulnerabilities of computers infected by W32/Mydoom.A@mm
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1 February 2004
W32/Mydoom.A@mm and W32/Mydoom.B@mm
SCO sets up alternative website during Mydoom DDoS attack.
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19 january 2004
W32/Bagle.A@mm
This mass-mailing worm rapidly gains momentum
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12 January 2004
New virus signature files
We have released new virus signature files for F-Prot Antivirus
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22 December 2003
W32/Sober.C@mm
This worm is spreading increasingly fast in German speaking areas
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11 December 2003
W32/Invictus - false alarm
Possible false alarm for users of F-Prot Antivirus on Windows 98
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26 November 2003
Sysbug.A is a new backdoor trojan
This trojan steals your system configuration information
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18 November 2003
W32/Mimail.I@mm and W32/Mimail.J@mm
Two new mimail variants that gather sensitive information
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31 October 2003
W32/Mimail.C@mm
This new Mimail variant, has started spreading in the wild
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30 October 2003
W32/Sober.A@mm gains momentum
This bilingual worm takes advantage of infection fears by posing as a virus warning while carrying an infected attachment
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9 October 2003
W32/Swen.B@mm and W32/Swen.C@mm are new variants of W32/Swen.A@mm
These two new minor variants are compressed versions of the original worm.
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6 October 2003
W32/Qhost.A, a trojan that spreads via infectious websites
This trojan is designed to allow an attacker to remotely hijack your browser
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11 September 2003
New Windows vulnerabilities identified
Newly discovered vulnerabilities in Microsoft Windows raise possibility of new attacks.
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29 August 2003
W32/Msblast.A, W32/Msblast.B, W32/Msblast.C, W32/Msblast.D and now W32/Msblast.E
are new RPC worms that exploit a serious vulnerability in Windows.
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26 August 2003
W32/Sobig.F@mm - Mass Internet Activity Narrowly Averted
View a list of the IP numbers Sobig.F attempted to connect to.
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5 August 2003
W32/Mimail.A@mm
This worm started spreading late on 5 August.
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26 June 2003
W32/Sobig.E@mm the second most stopped virus by F-Prot AVES
This variant has gained wide distribution In relatively short time
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18 June 2003
W32/Sobig.D@mm has started spreading
Yet another variant of this mass mailing worm has appeared
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6 June 2003
W32/BugBear.B@mm is spreading with tremendous speed
Discovered in the wild on 5th of June, Bugbear.B has already gained wide distribution
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1 June 2003
W32/Sobig.C@mm, a new variant of Sobig, has started spreading
This new variant of Sobig was discovered in the wild on 31 May 2003.
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19 May 2003
W32/Sobig.B@mm, a new worm spreading fast
This mass-mailing worm, a.k.a. W32.HLLW.Manx and W32/Palyh, was discovered on 19 May 2003
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13 May 2003
W32/Fizzer@mm spreads at an alarming pace
This worm, discovered on the 8th of May, has now started spreading worldwide
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4 March 2003
Vulnerability in Sendmail
F-Prot AVES protects against attacks using recent vulnerability in Sendmail...
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3 February 2003
W32/Klez.H@mm once again the most stopped virus according to F-Prot AVES statistics
W32/Lirva.C@mm was not the most stopped virus for long
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6 January 2003
Removal Instructions for W32/Lentin.M@mm
Here are removal instructions and a registry fix for Lentin.M, aka Yaha
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30 September 2002
W32/BugBear.A@mm
W32/Bugbear.A@mm, discovered on the 30th, is spreading faster
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26 July 2002
Klez.H still spreading
Although old, Klez.H is still spreading around...
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11 May 2002
Funlove virus resurrected
Warner Bros. included Funlove virus on DVD...
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20 November 2001
Regarding Magic Lantern
F-Prot will detect FBI's Magic Lantern...
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