Posts Tagged: malware

Email & PowerPoint-Based Malware Attacks

Email & PowerPoint-Based Malware Attacks

June 21, 2017

As if there weren’t already enough reasons to distrust your emails, a ransom ware attack in late May shows that hackers have the power to steal money and information without your input. Well, actually they don’t, but that’s not what all the headlines said a week ago. Many cyber attacks and news articles rely on […]

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Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

Three Main Methods of Ransomware Delivery

March 8, 2017

Spring is almost upon us, but before we begin hanging up our winter coats, let us take a look back to the 2017 Presidential Inauguration. A few days before the Presidential Inauguration, which was on January 20th, Washington D.C. had a brief ransomware infection. This infection affected systems which were networked with some of the […]

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Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

Fighting Fake AntiVirus Software

November 29, 2016

The invention of antivirus software has caused a lot of computer users to be spared from a whole lot of hassle. Due to the vast amount of viruses and malware on the internet, there is a large variety of antivirus programs for consumers to choose from, but be wary when downloading antivirus software because everything […]

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Ransomware Removal

Ransomware Removal

October 13, 2016

The internet has a reputation for being a place people can go to get their technology tampered with by others. One tool in the arsenal of the modern-day cybercriminal is ransomware. For those of you who don’t know, ransomware is software which is designed to make victims pay a certain amount of money before possibly […]

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3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

3 Tips That can Indicate Your Computer Has Malware

September 15, 2016

The sheer amount of people who use the internet makes it a great place for malevolent opportunists, who can tamper with your technology, privacy, and income if you are not careful. Since I have not met anyone who enjoys having their privacy intruded on, technology broken, or income stolen, I am going to give you […]

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WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

WARNING: Your Computer Could Be Held For Ransom!

January 4, 2016

There are a lot of malicious viruses and malware types out there that can severely harm your computer but the latest one is particularly nasty. Known as Ransomware, this specific brand of malware is being used by underground criminals as a way of scoring some quick cash out of the pockets of innocent victims. So […]

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Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

March 24, 2015

You can be as careful as you want on the internet, and sometimes it just isn’t enough. You should always have some type of antivirus software on your computer. Right now we are going to look at the best software to protect yourself in no particular order. And always remember that Mac computers are NOT […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 26, 2014 With Trojan.Swifi

Computer Security Watch – Jan 26, 2014 With Trojan.Swifi

January 26, 2015

The Golden Rule   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Swifi!gen1 There is a new anti-virus virus out there looking at cause harm and havoc. Much like the rest it will masquerade as an anti-virus program and tell you that you have viruses that need to be removed. The catch is it will steal your information and money […]

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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 13, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Oct 13, 2014

October 13, 2014

Viruses Are Like A Potato Chip   Today’s Top Threat Android.Gomal The Android.Gomal is a Trojan virus directed at Android phone systems, its primary function is to steal information from the device and send it back to the user. When in doubt it’s a good idea to scan your phone to make sure you do […]

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