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Computer Security Watch – May 5 2014

Happy Cinco De Mayo!
Today’s Top Threat
The PUA.Maltrec.TS!g2 virus is another version of the stereotypical “anti-virus” virus that affects users every day. This virus is tagging along with the OneScan virus. Fortunately these viruses are very easy to remove, but can have a pretty annoying effect on your computer!
Today’s Top Stories
Data Gathering Is a Two-Way Street
“Today’s technology is becoming better and better at an exponential clip. It was only a few decades ago that we had cellphones the size of bricks and Internet the speed of which is only a fraction of a single percent of today’s connections. Now we carry powerful computers in our pockets as well as wear them for watches, and we can download entire libraries in less than a couple of moments..”
More at: http://blog.trendmicro.com/trendlabs-security-intelligence/
Domains Added To Our Blacklist
In case you want to add them to yours as well.
It Is More Common Than You Think!
Your desktop and laptop being clogged with dust and dirt is probably a bigger issue than you realize, but it’s an extremely common issue that technicians see on a daily basis. Sure, most of the time the effects are not radical and you cannot always tell that you have an issue, but it does affect your PC. The more dust, dirt and grime that are in your PC the more it affects it. Dust in your pc, can cause your pc to slow down, make components become loose or unseated, and even make your thermal paste break down! Take care of your PC and dust it out once in a while!

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