Monthly Archives: July 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 31 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 31 2014

July 31, 2014

A Guiding Light Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Scieron!gen2 The second generation of the Scieron family Trojan has been making its way through the internet lately. The premise of this virus is to open a back door on your computer, and then steal information all the while downloading more unwanted files. Today’s Top Stories WWCD?: Clark Griswold’s […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 30 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 30 2014

July 30, 2014

Lot Of Choices, All Good Answers Today’s Top Threat PUA.Gen.2 Symantec labels the PUA.Gen.2 as a compliation of generic potentially unwanted apps that have not created a specific definition yet. PUA – sometimes referred to as PUP (Potentially unwanted program) are not always tied to a virus, but often are a sign that your computer […]

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iOS Security Called Into Question Yet Again

iOS Security Called Into Question Yet Again

July 30, 2014

Apple has had a really hard time lately trying to defend themselves against claims that iOS is less than secure. They have been called into question two times in less than two weeks. This time, Apple is denying they iOS has a backdoor that allows third parties to get access to their users personal information. […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 29 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 29 2014

July 29, 2014

I Would Like To Thank, Myself! Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Gen.4 Symantec labels the Trojan.Gen.4 as a compliation of generic Trojans that have not created a specific definition yet. Generally when they release information like this, it means new Trojans have eben released onto the internet. Today’s Top Stories System Admin Day 2014! Reasons to Thank […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

July 25, 2014

It’s Getting Hot In Here   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Baccamun Like any other Backdoor Trojan virus, the Baccamun will open a backdoor on the computer and download additional files that will be harmful to your pc. Today’s Top Stories Open Socket Poses Risks To Android Security Model “The security of the Android platform is based […]

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The PC Is Dead, And The Apple IBM Deal Is Proof

The PC Is Dead, And The Apple IBM Deal Is Proof

July 25, 2014

Times are changing, and this is a fact that no one can deny. Technology is different from what it was just 10 years ago. The technology we use in video games, TV’s, and even our computers. Computers have definitely changed from a decade ago. Remember Gateway computers? Yea, so do I. Society is changing with […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

July 24, 2014

Ease On Down The Road   Today’s Top Threat W32.SAPE.Heur.1 and 3 The SAPE.Heur is a supposed to be a form of anti-virus, however it is noted that the files that come with this anti-virus actually cause more harm than good, which is confusing to most users. It is always wise to stick with well-known […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 21 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 21 2014

July 21, 2014

Tim The Tool Man Taylor   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Korgapam Not much is known about the Korgapam, however what we can tell you is that it has a low distribution level and will open the back door of the infected computer and let in other viruses. Whatever the end goal of the virus may be […]

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Google Is Using Hackers To Make The Internet A Safer Place

Google Is Using Hackers To Make The Internet A Safer Place

July 20, 2014

Google has launched a new project that they are calling “Project Zero”. They have hired a whole team of hackers for the project, and the whole goal is to find all of the biggest bugs that are scattered across the internet. After the whole Heartbleed incident earlier this year, there has been a growing concern […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 17 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 17 2014

July 17, 2014

Time Is Of The Essence   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Pittyger!gen1 Much like the many other Trojan viruses out there the pittyger virus will open a back door on the pc and download additional files. The virus will also steal a ton of information from your PC, once you remove the virus it will be a […]

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