Monthly Archives: June 2014

Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

Targeted Internet Ads Could Be A Thing Of The Past Thanks To New Google Tool

June 30, 2014

Needless to say, Google is doing pretty well for itself. One of the reasons for this success, however, are those annoying ads you see popping up on your sidebar all the time. Mining personal data to deliver targeted ads to users is one of the main lifelines for the search engine and other online firms. […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 26 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 26 2014

June 26, 2014

We Support #USMNT !   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Miniduke!gen3 Despite the cute name, the Backdoor.Miniduke is a rather nasty little virus. Much along the same vein as the other backdoors once it latches onto your computer, it will open a pathway to other malicious software and flood your PC with viruses. Today’s Top Stories PlugX […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 25 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 25 2014

June 25, 2014

So Many Cables   Today’s Top Threat VBS.Dunihi!lnk The VBS.Dunihi!Ink is a virus that creates .lnk files that will create links to the Dunihi worm. The Dunihi is a worm that is spread through removable media and will open a backdoor on the infected machine. Today’s Top Stories Lessons Learned from World Cup Wi-Fi Security […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 24 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 24 2014

June 24, 2014

Phone Calls, Texts, And Emails! OH MY!   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Malscript.E The Malscript is classified as a “generic detection for HTML Files infected with a JavaScript that redirects the browser to a malicious website which may exploit the browser or download other malicious threats.” Which in basic terms means, it will redirect you from […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 23 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 23 2014

June 23, 2014

MMMMMMM Spam!   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Zbot!gen77 Not too often do I get to say that I dealt with the Day’s top threat that day, but I did today! The Zbot is in the Zeus bot family, when it is on your pc it will attempt to steal credentials via key loggers and grabbers. If […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 20 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 20 2014

June 20, 2014

PC Load Letter, The 3D Edition   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cryptowall Trojan.Cryptowall is a Trojan horse that is in the same family as the Cryptolocker and Cryptodefender viruses. Once on your PC it encrypts your files and holds them for ransom.   Today’s Top Stories Securing Your Small Business Social Media Plan “Today’s social media […]

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You Aren’t Getting The Internet Speed You Are Paying For

You Aren’t Getting The Internet Speed You Are Paying For

June 20, 2014

According to a report by the Federal Communications Commission, most of the ISPs out there aren’t even providing their customers with the broadband speeds that they are paying for. Can you believe it? You probably can. Chances are, you are wondering why you even pay for the crappy internet connection you have right now. The […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 19 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 19 2014

June 19, 2014

The Great And Powerful Ebay   Today’s Top Threat Downloader.Filcout The Downloader.Filcout is aTrojan horse that downloads various threats onto your computer. It is classified as a medium payload, given enough time on your system it can get really nasty. While the distribution is classified as low, you will want to get it off your […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 18 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 18 2014

June 18, 2014

Home, Sweet Home.   Today’s Top Threat InboxToolbar Today’s top threat, is less of a threat and more of an annoyance. The InboxToolbar is classified as a potential unwanted program (PUP) and can modify settings across your web browsers. I have seen firsthand how PUP toolbars can make browsing the internet a pain for the […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 17 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 17 2014

June 17, 2014

A View To A Kill   Today’s Top Threat Android.Rusms The Rusms is a Trojan horse specifically designed for Android devices, once your phone is infected it will send SMS messages and steal information from phones. Today’s Top Stories Template Document Exploit Found in Several Targeted Attacks “The use of contextually-relevant emails is one of […]

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