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Posts Tagged: Computer Security

Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

Where Are the Rights for Cyber-Crime Victims?

June 17, 2015

Ballard Spahr LLP, a law firm that helps companies with cyber-crime compliance issues and litigation, as well as other things, released information of the lawsuit on a major hack within a university’s networks. The press release was of Pennsylvania judge’s dismissal of a class action lawsuit filed against the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). […]

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Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

April 9, 2015

Yahoo recently introduced a new mechanism that is supposed to allow users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their smartphones. According to Yahoo, this is an attempt to simplify authentication for its services. Now this seems like this is a standard two-factor authentication system, the type where you need to provide […]

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Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

Keep Your Computer and Data Protected with These Top 5 Antivirus Packages

March 24, 2015

You can be as careful as you want on the internet, and sometimes it just isn’t enough. You should always have some type of antivirus software on your computer. Right now we are going to look at the best software to protect yourself in no particular order. And always remember that Mac computers are NOT […]

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Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

Computer Security Watch – Feb 19, 2014 With SSD Vs HDD

February 19, 2015

Super Speedy SSD!   Today’s Top Threat DoctorPC DoctorPC is a potentially unwanted program that masquerades as a program that tells you there are programs and files slowing down your PC. They will want you to pay for their service, the real issue is that it won’t fix anything and you will be out the […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

Computer Security Watch – Jan 30, 2014 With Virus Removal

January 30, 2015

A Virus Filled World Out There   Today’s Top Threat W32.Tempedreve.C!inf The Tempedreve worm creates a host of files on your PC, and creates a fake invoice document to try to get you to pay for the removal of the virus. The worm will connect to other network devices including jump drives and network drives. […]

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Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

Computer Security Watch – Jan 29, 2014 With Security Cameras

January 29, 2015

Smile You’re On Camera   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Ransomlock!g82 The Trojan ransom software is getting to be a very common style of virus, and they keep getting updated to work around the current anti-virus definitions. It is always a good idea to keep in mind to keep your files backed up and on an external […]

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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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Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

Is Your Firewall Good Enough For You?

November 21, 2014

Firewalls are easily considered one of the most essential features of security for your computer. A firewall is a network security system that controls the incoming and outgoing network traffic based on applied rule set. A firewall establishes a barrier between a trusted, secure internal network and another network (e.g., the Internet) that is assumed […]

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Latin America and Global Cybercrime

Latin America and Global Cybercrime

November 18, 2014

Latin America is emerging as one of the largest hotbeds of global cybercrime. In a new report, “The Brazilian Underground Market,” Trend Micro, a global developer of online security solutions, explores the Brazilian cyber underground and the latest tactics being used. Threat researchers also highlight unique characteristics of the Brazilian underground, including the use of […]

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