Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#634 Test of telephone support services for Windows consumer security software 2016 (PDF)
Given the numerous risks to be found on the Internet today, effective antimalware software is essential when going online. If a user is unable to install or activate their security program, or it is not working as expected, rapid help from an expert is called for. Arguably the quickest way of getting assistance is to pick up the phone and speak to one of the manufacturer’s support agents. The aim of Support Tests is to assess how quickly and effectively the vendor’s support services cope with typical questions.

This report was initially requested and commissioned by PCgo and PC Magazin Germany.
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#638 Cisco patches Denial-of-Service flaws across three products
#637 UK intel agencies spy indiscriminately on millions of innocent folks
#636 Adobe patches DOM-XSS flaw in analytics AppMeasurement for Flash library
#635 Opera bundles free, unlimited VPN client into its browser
#634 Test of telephone support services for Windows consumer security software 2016 (PDF)
#633 Sony trots out 2-factor authentication 5 years after breach
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