Posts Tagged: virus removal

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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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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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 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 – 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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Computer Security Watch – July 31 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 31 2014

July 31, 2014

A Guiding Light Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Scieron!gen2 The second generation of the Scieron family Trojan has been making its way through the internet lately. The premise of this virus is to open a back door on your computer, and then steal information all the while downloading more unwanted files. Today’s Top Stories WWCD?: Clark Griswold’s […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 21 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 21 2014

July 21, 2014

Tim The Tool Man Taylor   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Korgapam Not much is known about the Korgapam, however what we can tell you is that it has a low distribution level and will open the back door of the infected computer and let in other viruses. Whatever the end goal of the virus may be […]

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