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Computer Security Watch – Nov 10, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 10, 2014

November 10, 2014

Video Are Worth A Million Words   Today’s Top Threat Downloader.Upatre!gen5 The Downloader.Upatre!gen5 is another in a long list of heuristic detection viruses to be released in the past year. As always if you see an anti-virus or a scan you do not recognize, don’t trust it! Today’s Top Stories Cyber Ground Truth “Ground Truth […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 4, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 4, 2014

November 4, 2014

The Holidays Are Starting   Today’s Top Threat SONAR. KlovBot!gen1 The Sonar.KlovBot!gen1 is combination of a heuristic tool meant to look like an anti-virus and a Trojan horse. Needless to say the combination is quite nasty; it will open your PC to many other viruses, all while pretending to get rid of them. Today’s Top […]

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Computer Security Watch – Nov 3, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Nov 3, 2014

November 3, 2014

Gone Phishing   Today’s Top Threat SONAR.SuspBeh!gen254 The Sonar.Suspbeh is a heuristic analysis, which means that it’s a virus that masquerades as an antivirus trying to trick you into getting more viruses. They tend to steal information from the willing and unwilling. Today’s Top Stories 2015 Predictions: The Invisible Becomes Visible “2014 brought with it […]

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Computer Security Watch – Oct 13, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Oct 13, 2014

October 13, 2014

Viruses Are Like A Potato Chip   Today’s Top Threat Android.Gomal The Android.Gomal is a Trojan virus directed at Android phone systems, its primary function is to steal information from the device and send it back to the user. When in doubt it’s a good idea to scan your phone to make sure you do […]

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Computer Security Watch – Oct 09, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Oct 09, 2014

October 9, 2014

The Right Choice   Today’s Top Threat Packed.Generic.468 “Packed.Generic.468 is a heuristic detection for files that may have been obfuscated or encrypted in order to conceal them from antivirus software. This heuristic detection is used to detect threats associated with multiple threat families. “ Today’s Top Stories Is iWorm a Wake-Up Call for Mac Security? […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 22, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 22, 2014

September 22, 2014

Faster Is Usually Better   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Gofcbot There is not a lot of information posted about the new Gofcbot, but what we can tell is that it will infect your computer steal information and allow other viruses onto your machine. It seems to be your run of the mill Trojan virus. Today’s Top […]

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Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

Apple Activates Two-Step Verification For iCloud Amid Celebrity Photo Scandal

September 22, 2014

Apple’s reputation was completely crushed recently when the internet, and the world alike, were given access to arguably the largest breach of personal privacy to date. I’m talking, of course, about all the private nude photos of some of Hollywood’s most elite celebrities that were leaked online by an anonymous hacker. The photos were taken […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 9, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 9, 2014

September 9, 2014

All Roads Lead To Rome   Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Lync Server CVE-2014-4070 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability The program Microsoft Lync has a weakness to cross-site scripting that has been exploited recently. Through the weaknesses the attacker may be able to obtain sensitive information from web sessions. As with all Microsoft vulnerabilities, it is best […]

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Computer Security Watch – Sept 8, 2014

Computer Security Watch – Sept 8, 2014

September 8, 2014

What Time Is It!?! Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Finfish!gen3 The backdoor Finfish is a backdoor virus that much like any other Trojan will open up additional doors for other viruses to infect your pc. While the finfish itself may not be much of a threat, the other viruses that will come along with it are. Today’s […]

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Some Basic Ways To Help Maintain Your Computer’s Security

Some Basic Ways To Help Maintain Your Computer’s Security

September 5, 2014

Have you ever noticed just how much of our lives depend on electronics now? Not only do we use our phones for just about everything these days, but we also tend to live through technology. From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram, we post about everything that goes on in our lives today. Everything we do […]

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