Monthly Archives: October 2011

ICSA Labs’ Anti-Virus Testing Program Now Includes Extended WildList Malware

ICSA Labs’ Anti-Virus Testing Program Now Includes Extended WildList Malware

October 31, 2011

The one thing about computer viruses that is the worst is that they are always evolving. No matter how fast anti-virus companies make new software to protect you it seems there is always something that they can’t defend against. However, the fact that anti-virus products certified by ICSA Labs can protect users from a broader set of malware should make some computer users rest easier.

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Don’t Get Scammed by a Computer Repair “Professional”

Don’t Get Scammed by a Computer Repair “Professional”

October 28, 2011

Whenever there is a computer problem involved, the average user is about as useful as a snowball in Miami. Computers are complex pieces of machinery and the slightest wrong move could take your troubles from bad to worse in no time. Many PC “repair specialists” use this as a way to jack up prices and install a lot of useless things on your computer that will inevitably have you calling them again.

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Drones Not Target of Recent Military Computer Virus Threat

Drones Not Target of Recent Military Computer Virus Threat

October 18, 2011

You’ve probably all heard by now about the computer virus that was affecting the Pentagon’s drone program last month. Well, in a recent development, the Pentagon has announced that the computer virus was not directed at the military systems but was, in fact, common malware used to steal login names and passwords used in online gaming.

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Fight Against SpyEye Malware Not Over Yet

Fight Against SpyEye Malware Not Over Yet

October 14, 2011

The recently released SpyEye banking malware is continuing to affect computers across the world and is also proving to be more difficult to detect and remove from infected Windows PCs, according to researchers from EMC’s RSA Security Division.

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Senior Sales Executive for Satyam Abruptly Quits

Senior Sales Executive for Satyam Abruptly Quits

October 4, 2011

Satyam Computer Services Ltd., formerly Mahindra Satyam, has had it rough over the past year and a half, especially considering the fact that the company was dragged through a painful law suit for fraud. And while you would expect some good news to come from the company it just isn’t so as the most senior sales executive of the company has, unexpectedly, quit.

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