Caution Advised as Heartbleed Poses Serious Security Threat

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 10.04.2014

A potentially damaging flaw has been discovered with the OpenSSL libraries that will likely trigger reactions ranging from mild concern to serious discussions in the security industry. At this point, it is impossible to measure the extent of the damage – or indeed if any damage at all was caused – but Bitdefender advises its customers to exercise caution. read more

Bitdefender Photon™

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 08.04.2014

In the summer of 2013, we launched the New Bitdefender (2014) edition powered by Bitdefender Photon™ technology, thus offering the best performance and protection an antivirus can provide. read more

A flashlight is most valuable at night - The Romanian experience

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 05.03.2014

Asia could take a leaf from Romanian history, after the fall of communism there - the battle of crime and corruption versus democratic free enterprise. Now, there is a global battle between light and dark in IT - between cyber-criminals and secure business. This has recently taken a sinister turn, when governments have engaged in cyber warfare, using shady parties to generate viruses against political rivals. This is escalating the problem, where criminals are deemed ‘patriotic’ and creating sophisticated malware is practiced by both sides. It has raised the idea of offensive defense, i.e. attack the attackers. However, the Internet does not lend itself to such tactics, and passive defense remains the best way forward. read more

Malicious Activity Catches Wave of Android Popularity

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 22.02.2012

Android may have arrived late to the mobile operating system party, but it quickly made up for lost time. While old-school OSs running on smartphones such as the good-old Symbian have faded away, Android’s adoption rate has become so steep that it’s now on 53% of the worldwide mobile devices, including tablets, as revealed in the Q3 2011 Gartner Report. read more

Romney Defeats Gingrich in US Spam Primaries 45% to 33%

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 09.02.2012

Romney wins Most Mentioned Politician status in spam read more

Bitdefender Identity Theft Protection Service Still Available at Zero Cost, Zero Impact

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 18.10.2011

Bitdefender’s Identity Theft Protection Service, a free product that protects you from identity theft and fraud, is still available to users of Bitdefender 2012 products even now – almost three months after the Aug. 1 launch of Bitdefender Security Suites. read more

Removal for Backdoor.R2D2, the alleged eavesdropping tool

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 10.10.2011

Bitdefender has released a new removal for controversial Backdoor.R2D2.A. read more

Anonymous Snipes at WikiLeaks

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 02.09.2011

The enemy of my enemy is... my enemy? read more

Hacker Group Dumps Brazilian Public Servants Log-ins

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 26.08.2011

High profile `hacktivism’ inspires local copy cats read more

Classic Domain Name Philosophy behind Facebook Scams

by Bitdefender Security Specialists, on 22.08.2011

Millions of Facebook scam hotspots can easily be created by means of a simple domain name adjustment technique traditionally used to spread malware and spam. read more