Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [May, 27, 2010]

After computers, Virus “infects” HUMAN

When Dr. Mark Gasson implanted intentionally an infected virus chip into his hand, he incidentally became first person to be infected by a computer virus. The specific incident is still nothing serious but as always there are huge potential threats roaming around. This particular chips has ability to open security doors of his lab or […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 25, 2010]

Rogue software copies Emsisoft’s icon

Our previous post about rogue security softwares talked about how malware authors have been constantly imitating products of trust and huge user base, to trick users and make them buy their malwares. Microsoft’s copyrighted logos and even blue screens and startup screens are targeted, Google Search and few major AV Vendors were not left behind. […]

Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [May, 21, 2010]

Rogue Security Software – Evolution, Protection and Awareness

Internet has come of age, and with it malicious software and related infections.  Viruses, Trojans and advertising software and popups have been there and the numbers have increased with time. With the advent of new century, especially in last 5 years, there has been an introduction to newer types of malicious software, namely spywares and […]

Emsisoft Lab [May, 19, 2010]

Turn off Windows Aero

With the release of Security Advisory 2028859, Microsoft Security Response Center warned users of Windows 7 x64, Windows Server 2008 R2 x64, and Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium systems about a vulnerability in the Canonical Display which if exploited, could cause the affected system to be unresponsive and show problems in restart. There is […]

Emsisoft Lab [May, 17, 2010]


Earlier this week, Google faced audit from the Data Protection Authority, Hamburg, Germany regarding their Google Maps application Street View. Reportedly, Google have been “mistakenly” collecting samples of payload data from unsecured Wireless networks. More detailed information in the company blog here . Google have been already encrypting Gmail for all users, and if the […]

Security Knowledge [May, 15, 2010]

Emsisoft Anti-Malware Tutorial

The content of this page is no longer available. Please refer to the online help (press F1 while running the software) or check out the following article: An in-depth look at the Emsisoft scanner technology  

Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [May, 13, 2010]

Facebook, Twitter..and some concerns

The new age is different, its fast and small, but most importantly privacy and identity have never been in such a delicate situation before. Social Networking has always been “cool” and with the advent of Web 2, we saw the craze of social networking go haywire. Big companies started their initiatives, but few actually took […]

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 12, 2010]

SecurityTool isn’t a security tool

Do you see application with an icon like this on your computer? If yes, it means that your computer maybe infected by SecurityTool! This is the icon that is often used by the rogue application named SecurityTool. This rogue application was never dead. Since the year 2009 until today, SecurityTool still continue to attack computer […]

Emsisoft News [May, 11, 2010]

Anti Malware Version 5 and then some more!

We are very happy to announce that Version 5 of Emsisoft Anti-Malware has been released and out from beta. It is a major release in a lot of aspects, and specifically an overhaul of how malicious software is  detected and the experience of users in the process. The detailed release changelog and information is here […]