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Security

+ - Panda Cloud Antivirus->

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sakshale
sakshale writes "There have been many comments over the years about the current process used to detect malware. Trying to maintain an accurate set of signatures on every network connected system in the world is bound to fail. This morning I stumbled across a press release for a new (to me) type of antivirus tool in Beta release.

From the press release; 'With Panda Cloud Antivirus, Panda Security is introducing a new protection model that utilizes a thin-client agent and server architecture which processes and blocks malware more efficiently than locally installed signature-based products.'

What are your thoughts related to this concept? Are there other, equivalent alternatives available?"

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Privacy

+ - Risk of Laptop Seizure by Customs or Border Patrol

Submitted by sakshale
sakshale (598643) writes "The Association of Corporate Travel Executives (ACTE) is warning its members that under U.S. law, government agents may seize and search a persons laptop computer, computer discs, and other electronic media when that person arrives in the U.S. from abroad or departs from the U.S for a foreign country. They claim that the law applies equally to U.S. passport holders and non-U.S. passport holders. This appears to be based on a survey of its membership, with no specific laws or court cases listed."

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