Posts Tagged: Computer Viruses

Computer Security Watch – Feb 16, 2014 With Cable Advice

Computer Security Watch – Feb 16, 2014 With Cable Advice

February 16, 2015

Cable Madness   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Spadyra Once the Spadyra Trojan infects your computer it will start sending out malicious emails from your accounts. The most annoying part about this will be the responses you get telling you that you have a virus. Get ready to have fun! Today’s Top Stories It’s Baaacck: Ransomware Returns […]

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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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What are malware, viruses, spyware, and cookies, and what differentiates them?

What are malware, viruses, spyware, and cookies, and what differentiates them?

October 3, 2012

Sometimes putting something into a QA style helps people understand, so let’s do this with an issue that affects the entire world. Q: What are malware, viruses, spyware, and cookies, and what differentiates them? A: Let us take the easy one first. “Malware” is short for malicious software and is typically used as a catch-all […]

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New Malware Cripples PCs After Infection

New Malware Cripples PCs After Infection

August 15, 2012

A new Trojan horse has been discovered that attempts to cover its tracks by crippling the infected PC after stealing the data. Known as “Shamoon” by most antivirus companies, the malware has been used in targeted attacks aimed at specific individuals or firms, including at least one in the energy sector. According to recent reports, […]

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ICSA Labs’ Anti-Virus Testing Program Now Includes Extended WildList Malware

ICSA Labs’ Anti-Virus Testing Program Now Includes Extended WildList Malware

October 31, 2011

The one thing about computer viruses that is the worst is that they are always evolving. No matter how fast anti-virus companies make new software to protect you it seems there is always something that they can’t defend against. However, the fact that anti-virus products certified by ICSA Labs can protect users from a broader set of malware should make some computer users rest easier.

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Computer Virus Cons Man Out of Millions

Computer Virus Cons Man Out of Millions

January 21, 2011

If you do not think that computer viruses can be serious, then think again. Like a virus that would infect the human body, a computer virus must be dealt with as quickly and as thoroughly as possible. The only problem is that sometimes the people you think are there to help are really there to simply […]

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