Monthly Archives: August 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 28 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 28 2014

August 28, 2014

Fast Response Time   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Ratenjay!gen3 The Backdoor.Ratenjay is a backdoor virus that design to open the ports and allow traffic to flow through and add more viruses. Today’s Top Stories Social Media Scams Based on Current Events “We are sure you’ve seen them lurking in your news feeds- breaking news reporting a […]

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China Makes Just About Everything, Including… Your Operating System?

China Makes Just About Everything, Including… Your Operating System?

August 28, 2014

When was the last time that you picked something up and it said, “Made In America”? Probably not very recently. We are a nation that tends to outsource the manufacturing of just about every product we have in this country. Everything from the clothes on our backs to the toys we give our children seems […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 27 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 27 2014

August 27, 2014

Its Saves Time!   Today’s Top Threat OSX.Freezer The OSX.Freezer was originally detect in 2013, but it appears to be making a comeback. If you do a quick search it will appear as an app for Mac’s that will let your freeze processor intensive programs, but it does so much more to your computer. Today’s […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 26 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 26 2014

August 26, 2014

The Best Kept Secrets   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Darkmoon.G The Backdoor.Darkmoon is a Trojan horse that open backdoors on a compromised computer. There is not much known other than the basics of the virus currently. Today’s Top Stories Netis Routers Leave Wide Open Backdoor “Routers manufactured by Netcore, a popular brand for networking equipment in […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 25 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 25 2014

August 25, 2014

All The Small Things   Today’s Top Threat W32.Changeup!gen50 The W32.Changeup is a worm that spreads through removable and mapped drives. If you are on a network, this worm can do some pretty serious damage, and spread like wild fire. Today’s Top Stories Website Add-on Targets Japanese Users, Leads To Exploit Kit “In the past […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 19 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 19 2014

August 19, 2014

Call The Cable Guy Today’s Top Threat W32.SAPE.InstallRx.1e The InstallRX, is one of many viruses that masquerades as an anti-virus system, it will “detect” multiple issues with your machine, sometimes even saying your hardware is bad. Today’s Top Stories How to Spot a Fake Android App “Malware on mobile devices is rampant. CNN reports that […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 18 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 18 2014

August 18, 2014

Networking In More Than One Way Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Volgmer Currently there is not much known about the Volgmer torjan virus, what we do now is that it has a relatively low infection rate lately, and it will be performing malicious activities on an infected computer. With not much being known, it’s important to keep […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 15 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 15 2014

August 15, 2014

Try Before You Buy Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Blueso The Blueso Trojan will actually inject malicious code into existing programs on the infected PC. Which means that it can make almost any program a virus! Today’s Top Stories Mobile Security Advice For The New Term “Technology and education now go together more closely than ever, with […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 13 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 13 2014

August 13, 2014

Colorful World Of Cabling Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-2824 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability For most people this particular exploit shouldn’t be an issue, it is target at Internet Explorer 8, and will executed arbitrary code in an attempt to use your browser for a denial of service attack. If you keep your PC […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 12 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 12 2014

August 12, 2014

Better Safe Than Sorry Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Synolocker Ths Synolocker is carrying on where the Cyrptolocker left off; it is encrypting files and demanding a ransom for the un-encryption key. This is a very nasty virus. Today’s Top Stories BYOD in K-12 Schools: 5 Tips to Help Parents Keep Their Kids Safe “Despite controversial beginnings, […]

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