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Computer Security Watch – July 29 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 29 2014

July 29, 2014

I Would Like To Thank, Myself! Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Gen.4 Symantec labels the Trojan.Gen.4 as a compliation of generic Trojans that have not created a specific definition yet. Generally when they release information like this, it means new Trojans have eben released onto the internet. Today’s Top Stories System Admin Day 2014! Reasons to Thank […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 24 2014

July 25, 2014

It’s Getting Hot In Here   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Baccamun Like any other Backdoor Trojan virus, the Baccamun will open a backdoor on the computer and download additional files that will be harmful to your pc. Today’s Top Stories Open Socket Poses Risks To Android Security Model “The security of the Android platform is based […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 16 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 16 2014

July 16, 2014

Tip Your Waiters   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cryptolocker.G Despite the fact that the creator was put behind bars months ago, the Trojan Cryptolocker is still out making the rounds and causing chaos. The best way to deal with it is to remove the virus and back up your files. Today’s Top Stories Common Misconceptions IT […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 15 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 15 2014

July 15, 2014

Knowledge Is Key   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Chikdos.B!gen1 The Chikdos Trojan has a low spread threat due to the fact that it must be manually installed or executed from the actual PC. That being said once it’s on your PC it will send CPU and network information to a remote location. After the information has […]

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Computer Security Watch – July 14 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 14 2014

July 14, 2014

Back From A Long Vacation   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomcrypt.M Today’s top threat is the Ransomcrypt Trojan, this particular Trojan falls in line with the rest of the encryption viruses that lock down peoples files and ransoms them for money, bitcoins, or giftcards. It has a medium damage level, but if you do not back […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 26 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 26 2014

June 26, 2014

We Support #USMNT !   Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Miniduke!gen3 Despite the cute name, the Backdoor.Miniduke is a rather nasty little virus. Much along the same vein as the other backdoors once it latches onto your computer, it will open a pathway to other malicious software and flood your PC with viruses. Today’s Top Stories PlugX […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 18 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 18 2014

June 18, 2014

Home, Sweet Home.   Today’s Top Threat InboxToolbar Today’s top threat, is less of a threat and more of an annoyance. The InboxToolbar is classified as a potential unwanted program (PUP) and can modify settings across your web browsers. I have seen firsthand how PUP toolbars can make browsing the internet a pain for the […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 11 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 11 2014

June 11, 2014

Just Walk Right In    Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cryptdef!gen1 The Cryptdef is in the same family of Trojan as the Cryptolocker. This is the virus that has been making news lately, it will get on your computer and lock down your files and force you to purchase a password to unlock them. The only remedy […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 5 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 5 2014

June 5, 2014

The Almighty Dollar   Today’s Top Threat VBS.Dunihi!gen3 The Dunihi virus is spread through removable media and opens a backdoor onto computers. Removable media is anything that is not permanently attached to your computer, like USB drives, CD’s, DVD’s, and portable hard drives. The risk factor is low, but the potential damage is high. Once […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 30 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 30 2014

May 30, 2014

Eeeek A Mouse!   Today’s Top Threat Downloader.Upatre!gen3 The downloader.upatre does exactly what it sounds like it does. Once the virus is on your computer it will start downloading malicious files to your computer.   Today’s Top Stories How Norton Keeps You “Shaded” From ‘Silent, But Deadly’ Threats “I wrote a blog entry last week […]

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