Monthly Archives: September 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 22, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

Faster Is Usually Better   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Gofcbot There is not a lot of information posted about the new Gofcbot, but what we can tell is that it will infect your computer steal information and allow other viruses onto your machine. It seems to be your run of the mill Trojan virus. Today’s Top […]

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Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

September 22, 2014

Apple’s reputation was completely crushed recently when the internet, and the world alike, were given access to arguably the largest breach of personal privacy to date. I’m talking, of course, about all the private nude photos of some of Hollywood’s most elite celebrities that were leaked online by an anonymous hacker. The photos were taken […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 9, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 9, 2014

September 9, 2014

All Roads Lead To Rome   Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Lync Server CVE-2014-4070 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability The program Microsoft Lync has a weakness to cross-site scripting that has been exploited recently. Through the weaknesses the attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information from web sessions. As with all Microsoft vulnerabilities, it is best […]

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Everything You Need To Know About The ‘Peter Pan Virus’ Phishing Emails

Everything You Need To Know About The ‘Peter Pan Virus’ Phishing Emails

September 9, 2014

Thousands of people have been receiving emails with what has become known as the “Peter Pan Virus”. It is a scam email that claims that you have booked tickets to see a pantomime in Bournemouth at Christmas time. A warning has now been issued about this, as it has become a really big deal. It […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 8, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 8, 2014

September 8, 2014

What Time Is It!?! Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Finfish!gen3 The backdoor Finfish is a backdoor virus that much like any other Trojan will open up additional doors for other viruses to infect your pc. While the finfish itself may not be much of a threat, the other viruses that will come along with it are. Today’s […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 5, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 5, 2014

September 5, 2014

Prepare For Distaster   Today’s Top Threat OSX.Slordu “OSX.Slordu is a Trojan horse that opens a back door on the compromised computer and may steal information.” Today’s Top Stories Data Breach – The Best Defense is Vigilance “There have been several high-profile data breaches impacting millions of consumers in the past year. And along with […]

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Some Basic Ways To Help Maintain Your Computer’s Security

Some Basic Ways To Help Maintain Your Computer’s Security

September 5, 2014

Have you ever noticed just how much of our lives depend on electronics now? Not only do we use our phones for just about everything these days, but we also tend to live through technology. From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram, we post about everything that goes on in our lives today. Everything we do […]

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