Posts Tagged: anti-virus

Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

February 19, 2015

Super Speedy SSD!   Today’s Top Threat DoctorPC DoctorPC is a potentially unwanted program that masquerades as a program that tells you there are programs and files slowing down your PC. They will want you to pay for their service, the real issue is that it won’t fix anything and you will be out the […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

January 30, 2015

A Virus Filled World Out There   Today’s Top Threat W32.Tempedreve.C!inf The Tempedreve worm creates a host of files on your PC, and creates a fake invoice document to try to get you to pay for the removal of the virus. The worm will connect to other network devices including jump drives and network drives. […]

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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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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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Computer Security Watch – June 12 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 12 2014

June 12, 2014

If I Flip A Bitcoin, Do I Always Get Tails?   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.Fakeavlock!gen1 The Sonar.Fakeavlock is in the family of the Trojan.Fakeavlock, as you can imagine by its name the Trojan gets on your computer and locks it down and wants you to purchase software to remove a threat that doesn’t actually exist. […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 6 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 6 2014

June 6, 2014

Sounds So Amazing   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.FakeAV!gen124 The real harm with these fake anti-virus viruses is that they actually lower your security settings on the computer, which then makes it easier for other malicious software to load on to your computer. Probably the most annoying part is that they tend to lock down what […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

May 29, 2014

A Backup Is Worth A Thousand Documents   Today’s Top Threat W32.Changeup!gen46 TheW32.Changeup is a worm that will attack every system on a network. We have not seen too many worms lately, but the changeup spreads through removable and mappable drives. What it does is affect the Microsoft Windows Shortcut ‘LNK’ Files Automatic File Execution […]

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Teach Your Employees 3 Essential Things About Tech Security

Teach Your Employees 3 Essential Things About Tech Security

March 6, 2013

Think about your office and the people you have sitting behind the computers.  Or think about your remote workforce in their home offices or on the road with their laptops and mobile devices gripped firmly in their hands.  Whether you realize it or not, all of these workers play a vital role in protecting your […]

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