Monthly Archives: May 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 30 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 30 2014

May 30, 2014

Eeeek A Mouse!   Today’s Top Threat Downloader.Upatre!gen3 The downloader.upatre does exactly what it sounds like it does. Once the virus is on your computer it will start downloading malicious files to your computer.   Today’s Top Stories How Norton Keeps You “Shaded” From ‘Silent, But Deadly’ Threats “I wrote a blog entry last week […]

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Acer’s New “Build Your Own Cloud” Service Could Save The Company

Acer’s New “Build Your Own Cloud” Service Could Save The Company

May 30, 2014

Acer is putting out a whole suite of updated apps that will work on mobile devices and PC’s, and with it will be their “Build Your Own Cloud” service. These apps will work on devices from other companies as well. The difference between Acer’s new online storage service and other services like Google Drive is […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

May 29, 2014

A Backup Is Worth A Thousand Documents   Today’s Top Threat W32.Changeup!gen46 TheW32.Changeup is a worm that will attack every system on a network. We have not seen too many worms lately, but the changeup spreads through removable and mappable drives. What it does is affect the Microsoft Windows Shortcut ‘LNK’ Files Automatic File Execution […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

May 28, 2014

If You Build It, They Will Come   Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Bankeiya.B The Infostealer.Bankeiya.B is a pretty standard and straight forward Trojan horse that will download additional files and steal information. The good part is that this virus is relatively easy to remove with a decent virus scanner.   Today’s Top Stories From the Test […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 27 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 27 2014

May 27, 2014

What Would You Do For 7 Million Dollars? Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Snifula!gen2 The newest version of the Snifula Trojan is up to the same trouble has the previous version. Once the virus is on your computer it will start stealing information. The virus sometimes will masquerade as Trojan.Neverq.   Today’s Top Stories Ransomware Moves to […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 22 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 22 2014

May 22, 2014

Do. Or Do Not. There Is No Try Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Korplug!gen4 The Korplug!gen4 is a new generation of the slightly older Korplug virus. The Korplug is a pretty standard backdoor virus designed to open your computer to other viruses and steal information. It may be your run of the mill virus, but it is […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 21 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 21 2014

May 21, 2014

Like Spring Cleaning, But For Your PC Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g5-13 In the past week more and more versions of Maltrec are being released on the world. It would be very wise to keep a keen eye out for any version of this virus.   Today’s Top Stories AVG Study Reveals Small Business are Positive […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 20 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 20 2014

May 20, 2014

More Maltrec, More Fun? Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g13-22 Yesterday our top threat was Maltrec.TS!g12, the g12 stands for what version the virus is on, and as you can see the same virus maker let loose a whole string of them recently. There are multiple versions floating around which essentially do the same thing, so keep […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 19 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 19 2014

May 19, 2014

Malware Installing Malware Installing Malware… How Meta Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g12 Maltrec is an adware that associates itself with a previous virus called the adware.zangosearch. Zangosearch itself is particularly annoying pest, that monitors the contents of internet browsers and will open partner sites with certain keywords are detected. It will also install files related to […]

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Proper Tips For Cleaning Your PC

Proper Tips For Cleaning Your PC

May 19, 2014

We use our computers everyday. We use them for work, for entertainment and for everyday use. With all that use, your computer can get dirty just like anything else you use on a day to day basis. When that happens you need to clean your computer. If you want your computer to run like it […]

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