Posts Tagged: Computer Security

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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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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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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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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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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Computer Security Watch – April 14 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 14 2014

April 14, 2014

Lucky Day For Me! Not Lucky For 552M People In 2013.    Today’s Top Threat SONAR.Zbot!gen3 The Sonar Zbot is a variant of the older Zeus bot, it is designed to steal private information and pass it back to an offsite source. The most common way to get this virus is through spam emails and […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 10 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 10 2014

April 10, 2014

Which get rich quick scheme is faster, bitcoins or spam? Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Word CVE-2014-1761 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Yesterday we covered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, today it looks like it’s an issue with Microsoft Word. It looks like it is up to the same shenanigans as the Internet Explorer version, in this […]

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