Monthly Archives: November 2014

Survey Says Men Really Don’t Know Everything, At Least When It Comes To Fixing Computers

Survey Says Men Really Don’t Know Everything, At Least When It Comes To Fixing Computers

November 24, 2014

Men. We think we can fix everything, even if we’ve never had any experience with what we are trying to fix. However, a new survey seems to show that most men, despite believing they can, have absolutely no idea on how to fix computers, or any sort of technology for that matter.The survey was conducted […]

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Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

November 21, 2014

Firewalls are easily considered one of the most essential features of security for your computer. A firewall is a network security system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on applied rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is assumed […]

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Latin America and Global Cybercrime

Latin America and Global Cybercrime

November 18, 2014

Latin America is emerging as one of the largest hotbeds of global cybercrime. In a new report, “The Brazilian Underground Market,” Trend Micro, a global developer of online security solutions, explores the Brazilian cyber underground and the latest tactics being used. Threat researchers also highlight unique characteristics of the Brazilian underground, including the use of […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 14, 2014 And Video Cards!

Computer Security Watch – Nov 14, 2014 And Video Cards!

November 14, 2014

Video Cards: Part 2   Today’s Top Threat Multiple Ichitaro Products CVE-2014-7247 Unspecified Remote Code Execution Vulnerability This one may seem a bit strange, but with the recent vulnerability concerns with Microsoft Office it will make perfect sense. Ichitaro is a Japanese word processing software, much like Office. Currently it is the second most used […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

November 13, 2014

Chinese Hackers And USPS   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Jiripbot   The backdoor.Jiripot is your everyday standard low distribution backdoor Trojan which will do its best to steal your information and open your computer up to more and more threats. Today’s Top Stories The Unavoidable Acceleration of Everything. What next for wearables and IoE? “It is […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 10, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 10, 2014

November 10, 2014

Video Are Worth A Million Words   Today’s Top Threat Downloader.Upatre!gen5 The Downloader.Upatre!gen5 is another in a long list of heuristic detection viruses to be released in the past year. As always if you see an anti-virus or a scan you do not recognize, don’t trust it! Today’s Top Stories Cyber Ground Truth “Ground Truth […]

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Are You Making The Most Out Of Your Available Cloud Storage?

Are You Making The Most Out Of Your Available Cloud Storage?

November 6, 2014

Do you ever feel like a digital pack rat? I myself, save just about everything. Not intentionally mind you, though. I just tend to save and then never remember. In the digital world, you may think that you have a virtually unlimited amount of space to store your data and files. For the most part, […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 4, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 4, 2014

November 4, 2014

The Holidays Are Starting   Today’s Top Threat SONAR. KlovBot!gen1 The Sonar.KlovBot!gen1 is combination of a heuristic tool meant to look like an anti-virus and a Trojan horse. Needless to say the combination is quite nasty; it will open your PC to many other viruses, all while pretending to get rid of them. Today’s Top […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 3, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 3, 2014

November 3, 2014

Gone Phishing   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.SuspBeh!gen254 The Sonar.Suspbeh is a heuristic analysis, which means that it’s a virus that masquerades as an antivirus trying to trick you into getting more viruses. They tend to steal information from the willing and unwilling. Today’s Top Stories 2015 Predictions: The Invisible Becomes Visible “2014 brought with it […]

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