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Microsoft :1-in-14 downloads are malicious

05/18/2011, “There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up” – or so the saying goes by Rex Stout in Death of a Doxy. Well, Microsoft has laid claim to what does sound like a frightening idea – one in every 14...

Malware growing at an alarming rate

03/17/2011, If you’re using a computer without any form of anti-virus or malware protection, you might need to be more careful in the future. According to the latest reports from Pandalabs, a security research firm, in the first quarter of 2011 alone, there has...

295 exabytes shared by the world in 2007

02/11/2011, When you’re sitting down in your living room sipping on some hot chocolate, where does your mind drift to? How about this – how much information is stored by the entire world’s population? Bear in mind that this is not the exact figure,...

Android smartphone sales hit the jackpot with 888.8% jump

02/10/2011, We’re still in the midst of the Chinese Lunar New Year, where the number 8 is highly significant to those celebrating the occasion. Well, the Android operating system certainly gives something to cheer about for those obsessed with statistics as...