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Computer Security Watch – July 17 2014

Time Is Of The Essence
Today’s Top Threat
Much like the many other Trojan viruses out there the pittyger virus will open a back door on the pc and download additional files. The virus will also steal a ton of information from your PC, once you remove the virus it will be a good idea to check your accounts to be safe.

Today’s Top Stories
Dealing With Open Wi-Fi and Public Hotspots
“The topic of open Wi-Fi and public hotspots has been in the news again, for several reasons. Last month, the Electronic Frontier Foundation launched OpenWireless.org, a project to create router firmware that would provide open wireless access to anyone in range of the user’s router.” 
Domains Added To Our Blacklist
In case you want to add them to yours as well.

Setting Aside Enough Time
There are many things you should do when setting in to work on a computer, but none so important as setting aside enough time. Its hard and frustrating to pick back up in the middle of an install, a virus clean, or just a good old fashioned install. When in doubt add a half hour and always remember Murphy’s Law “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.”

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