Posts Tagged: computer safety

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 – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

January 29, 2015

Smile You’re On Camera   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomlock!g82 The Trojan ransom software is getting to be a very common style of virus, and they keep getting updated to work around the current anti-virus definitions. It is always a good idea to keep in mind to keep your files backed up and on an external […]

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Computer Security Watch – Small Business Security

Computer Security Watch – Small Business Security

December 16, 2014

Small Business Security And You!         Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomcrypt.O The newest iteration of the ransomware Trojans is back. The Trojan will encrypt files with an extremely detailed algorithm and demand payment for your files back. Now would be a good time to back up your files just in case! Today’s Top […]

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Computer Security Watch – Oct 09, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Oct 09, 2014

October 9, 2014

The Right Choice   Today’s Top Threat Packed.Generic.468 “Packed.Generic.468 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software. This heuristic detection is used to detect threats associated with multiple threat families. “ Today’s Top Stories Is iWorm a Wake-Up Call for Mac Security? […]

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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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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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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 – April 16 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 16 2014

April 16, 2014

Sorry Rover, Cellphones Are A Man’s Best Friend.   Today’s Top Threat VBS.Crigent  The VBS.Crigent is a buddy virus! A buddy virus is when it is on your computer it will try to download and install other malware and viruses. Unfortunately there are no big warning signs on your computer that warns you that you […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 15 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 15 2014

April 15, 2014

Privacy In This Age? Yes, I Will Accept The Changes, Wait You Need Access To What?   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.RogueAV!gen23 The Sonar.RogueAV!gen23, is as the name implies, the twenty third iteration of a fake “anti-virus” virus. If you are asking yourself if there is anything different from this one and the past versions the […]

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