Posts Tagged: virus

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 – 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 – 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 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

January 29, 2015

Smile You’re On Camera   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomlock!g82 The Trojan ransom software is getting to be a very common style of virus, and they keep getting updated to work around the current anti-virus definitions. It is always a good idea to keep in mind to keep your files backed up and on an external […]

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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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Tips For Loading Secure Webpages

Tips For Loading Secure Webpages

January 7, 2015

I tend to work with a lot of companies that use secure websites: websites for hospitals, the government, and financial websites; all of these domains tend to be secure. However, I have come across a number of reasons why they do not work. If you are reading this, you may be looking for some help […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 13, 2014

November 13, 2014

Chinese Hackers And USPS   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Jiripbot   The backdoor.Jiripot is your everyday standard low distribution backdoor Trojan which will do its best to steal your information and open your computer up to more and more threats. Today’s Top Stories The Unavoidable Acceleration of Everything. What next for wearables and IoE? “It is […]

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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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SSL 3.0 Isn’t As Safe As You Think, But Google Has It’s Users Taken Care Of

SSL 3.0 Isn’t As Safe As You Think, But Google Has It’s Users Taken Care Of

October 16, 2014

When you surf the web, you’re doing a bunch of different things at the same time that you might not be aware of. You’re sending and receiving massive amounts of data between multiple servers. That means that the same thing is happening whether you’re surfing for business or pleasure. This can be a scary thought […]

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