Posts Tagged: vulnerability

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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Computer Security Watch – May 13 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 13 2014

May 13, 2014

Round ‘Em Up Pardners   Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Office Web Apps CVE-2014-1813 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability  It looks like there is another round of attacks on Microsoft office with another exploited vulnerability. Microsoft is sure to patch this issue is shortly, but in the meantime it is wise to keep an eye on what […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 30 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 30 2014

April 30, 2014

I Will Take One Of Everything, But Make It Free! Today’s Top Threat Adobe Flash Player CVE-2014-0515 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Symantec went into depth with this virus to properly explain what versions of Adobe Flash are affected and what the likely out comes for versions affect by the vulnerability. They explain that there is a […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 23 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 23 2014

April 23, 2014

Spammers… A New Version Of The School Yard Bully   Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Neabolsa has a fun and interesting name, however this virus is neither fun nor interesting. As the name suggests it will get into your system and start sending sensitive data back to an off-site server. The virus is very easy to remove, […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 16 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 16 2014

April 16, 2014

Sorry Rover, Cellphones Are A Man’s Best Friend.   Today’s Top Threat VBS.Crigent  The VBS.Crigent is a buddy virus! A buddy virus is when it is on your computer it will try to download and install other malware and viruses. Unfortunately there are no big warning signs on your computer that warns you that you […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 15 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 15 2014

April 15, 2014

Privacy In This Age? Yes, I Will Accept The Changes, Wait You Need Access To What?   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.RogueAV!gen23 The Sonar.RogueAV!gen23, is as the name implies, the twenty third iteration of a fake “anti-virus” virus. If you are asking yourself if there is anything different from this one and the past versions the […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 14 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 14 2014

April 14, 2014

Lucky Day For Me! Not Lucky For 552M People In 2013.    Today’s Top Threat SONAR.Zbot!gen3 The Sonar Zbot is a variant of the older Zeus bot, it is designed to steal private information and pass it back to an offsite source. The most common way to get this virus is through spam emails and […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 10 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 10 2014

April 10, 2014

Which get rich quick scheme is faster, bitcoins or spam? Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Word CVE-2014-1761 Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability Yesterday we covered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, today it looks like it’s an issue with Microsoft Word. It looks like it is up to the same shenanigans as the Internet Explorer version, in this […]

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