At the moment I have ESET installed on my windows and no security on Linux. Does anyone know of any free security for Linux or Windows that:
A) Automatic virus updates
B) Antivirus, and
C) Checks each file you open and is constantly running
Canonical published details in a security notice about an NSS vulnerability in its Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS. According to the company, several security issues have been fixed in NSS. A number of security problems have been discovered in NSS.
Next week, security professionals and hackers will descend on Las Vegas for the Black Hat security conference and Def Con 21. Security vendors and news organizations often talk about precautions and offer security advice this time of year, but Chris Hadnagy, from Social-Engineer Inc., has some additional thoughts, which focus on the human side of security.
A number of highly regarded security experts, including F-Secure chief security researcher Mikko Hypponen, have bowed out of the upcoming RSA 2014 security conference, ostensibly to protest the vendor’s recently uncovered $10 million 2006 deal with the National Security Agency (NSA) to embed faulty code into its BSafe security products.
While Windows has more security problem than a barn dog has fleas, Linux isn't immune to having its own security holes. Recently, two significant bugs were found, and then smashed. To make sure you don't get bit, you should patch your Linux system sooner rather than later.More Here ...
In Windows there is no built-in way of updating programs, drivers, codecs & other packages. Their update process is only about updates to the OS itself (and notice they are almost always called "security updates" although it is often about MS's security not the users or the machine's security).
Australian specialist security consultancy, Pure Hacking, has added two new security experts to its team and established a new security practice which it says will strengthen the firm’s focus on what it calls ‘strategic’ security.