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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 – Nov 3, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 3, 2014

November 3, 2014

Gone Phishing   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.SuspBeh!gen254 The Sonar.Suspbeh is a heuristic analysis, which means that it’s a virus that masquerades as an antivirus trying to trick you into getting more viruses. They tend to steal information from the willing and unwilling. Today’s Top Stories 2015 Predictions: The Invisible Becomes Visible “2014 brought with it […]

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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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Computer Security Watch – Aug 12 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 12 2014

August 12, 2014

Better Safe Than Sorry Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Synolocker Ths Synolocker is carrying on where the Cyrptolocker left off; it is encrypting files and demanding a ransom for the un-encryption key. This is a very nasty virus. Today’s Top Stories BYOD in K-12 Schools: 5 Tips to Help Parents Keep Their Kids Safe “Despite controversial beginnings, […]

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Computer Security Watch – Aug 6 2014

Computer Security Watch – Aug 6 2014

August 6, 2014

It Is Now Or Never! Today’s Top Threat Trojan.FakeAV!gen128 I think it’s a crucial thing here to look at the name, it is the 128th generation of this virus, which means this is a very common infection. It is a common infection, because it works on people who do not know better. It is wise […]

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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 18 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 18 2014

June 18, 2014

Home, Sweet Home.   Today’s Top Threat InboxToolbar Today’s top threat, is less of a threat and more of an annoyance. The InboxToolbar is classified as a potential unwanted program (PUP) and can modify settings across your web browsers. I have seen firsthand how PUP toolbars can make browsing the internet a pain for the […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 17 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 17 2014

June 17, 2014

A View To A Kill   Today’s Top Threat Android.Rusms The Rusms is a Trojan horse specifically designed for Android devices, once your phone is infected it will send SMS messages and steal information from phones. Today’s Top Stories Template Document Exploit Found in Several Targeted Attacks “The use of contextually-relevant emails is one of […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

May 28, 2014

If You Build It, They Will Come   Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Bankeiya.B The Infostealer.Bankeiya.B is a pretty standard and straight forward Trojan horse that will download additional files and steal information. The good part is that this virus is relatively easy to remove with a decent virus scanner.   Today’s Top Stories From the Test […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 9 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 9 2014

May 9, 2014

Time Is Of The Essence   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Nancrat  The Trojan.Nancrat is pretty standard fare when it comes to Trojan viruses. When the virus is on your PC it will attempt to perform a whole host of malicious activities. With a medium damage level and easy to remove it is always something to keep […]

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