Where can I find info on recent malware updates?

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Where can I find info on recent malware updates?

This question is from the Microsoft Live Chat which took place on July 13th.

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The Microsoft Malware Protection Center (MMPC) provides world class antimalware research and response capabilities that support Microsoft’s range of security products and services. MMPC portal is a great resource for latest information on malware research and worldwide security reports: <a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/”>http://www.microsoft.com/security/portal/</a>.

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In addition to Microsoft’s MMPC, you can utlize various vendor’s portal since things are named different depending on vendor.

<a href=”http://vil.nai.com/vil/recently_updated_viruses.aspx”>McAfee</a>
<a href=”http://www.symantec.com/business/security_response/landing/threats.jsp”>Symantec</a>
<a href=”http://www.barracudacentral.org/”>Barracuda Networks</a>
<a href=”http://www.virusradar.com/”>ESET</a>
<a href=”http://threatinfo.trendmicro.com/vinfo/”>Trend Micro</a>
<a href=”http://www.pandasecurity.com/homeusers/security-info/latest-threats/”>Panda</a>

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If you are trying to know more about the latest updates on malware. Just search for an effective antivirus software and go to their website. You can see the latest potential threats on computers from their database of viruses. However, it is hard to do this because every day there are hundreds and even thousands of new malware programs launched on the Internet.

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