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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 18 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 18 2014

April 18, 2014

Join The Tech Army, And Be The First Line Of Defense! Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Dande The Infostealer.Dande is a pretty straight forward name and a pretty straight forward virus! The virus gets into your system and sends sensitive information back to its host. This is the type of virus that makes you want to change […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 17 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 17 2014

April 17, 2014

Android VS Apple: Round 154,678, The Eternal Debate Continues! Today’s Top Threat W32.Mezit!inf The w32.Mezit!inf is a standard level Trojan, it will get into your computer traditionally by downloading a program or opening an email and open up your computer for a whole host of other viruses. Today’s Top Stories Android vs iOS: Which is […]

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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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Computer Security Watch – April 9 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 9 2014

April 9, 2014

Corruption, vulnerability, and DOS attacks. No this isn’t your local government it’s the internet! Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Internet Explorer CVE-2014-1760 Memory Corruption Vulnerability Big scary name for today’s top threat! With a scary name comes scary repercussions of having this particular virus. The most common way to get this virus comes from clinking on unsecured links on the […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 8 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 8 2014

April 8, 2014

Copycat apps and an official end of Windows XP support.   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Shylock!gen9 The Shylock virus seems a bit underwhelming at first read, but when a virus adds malicious code to network traffic it can get really annoying. Usually when you see a Shylock style virus you tend to have a few of […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 7 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 7 2014

April 7, 2014

Brightly colored cremation services and embalming?  You had me at brightly colored, I will take two!  Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Asprox.B The asprox.B virus is a Trojan Horse virus and a botnet. It attaches itself onto your computer generally through emails and will spam out emails once it is connected to your computer, so be wary […]

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Computer Security Watch – April 4 2014

Computer Security Watch – April 4 2014

April 4, 2014

Today’s Top Threat O97M.Crigent This virus hides itself inside Microsoft Word and Excel files, and then connects to remote hosts worldwide to download more heinous files. The best defense is to make sure you have a secure firewall up and running. Today’s Top Stories In 2013, the malware UPATRE was noted as one of the […]

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