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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 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 – July 1 2014

Computer Security Watch – July 1 2014

July 1, 2014

Unscrewing The Impossible   Today’s Top Threat RegClean Pro I do not get to cover threat’s that are not truly viruses very often, in fact it is almost refreshing. The RegCleanPro is less of a threat and more of a misleading application that gets installed on your computer and searches for possible problems and tries […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 25 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 25 2014

June 25, 2014

So Many Cables   Today’s Top Threat VBS.Dunihi!lnk The VBS.Dunihi!Ink is a virus that creates .lnk files that will create links to the Dunihi worm. The Dunihi is a worm that is spread through removable media and will open a backdoor on the infected machine. Today’s Top Stories Lessons Learned from World Cup Wi-Fi Security […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 23 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 23 2014

June 23, 2014

MMMMMMM Spam!   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Zbot!gen77 Not too often do I get to say that I dealt with the Day’s top threat that day, but I did today! The Zbot is in the Zeus bot family, when it is on your pc it will attempt to steal credentials via key loggers and grabbers. If […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 20 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 20 2014

June 20, 2014

PC Load Letter, The 3D Edition   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cryptowall Trojan.Cryptowall is a Trojan horse that is in the same family as the Cryptolocker and Cryptodefender viruses. Once on your PC it encrypts your files and holds them for ransom.   Today’s Top Stories Securing Your Small Business Social Media Plan “Today’s social media […]

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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 17 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 17 2014

June 17, 2014

A View To A Kill   Today’s Top Threat Android.Rusms The Rusms is a Trojan horse specifically designed for Android devices, once your phone is infected it will send SMS messages and steal information from phones. Today’s Top Stories Template Document Exploit Found in Several Targeted Attacks “The use of contextually-relevant emails is one of […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 16 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 16 2014

June 16, 2014

Bigger, Faster, Stronger   Today’s Top Threat W32.Zorenium The Zorenium worm opens a backdoor to your computer and steals information from you. It has been targeting log in credentials for payment services and video games. If you notice this virus on your pc, please change all of your passwords. Today’s Top Stories Taiwan Hit With […]

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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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