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Computer Security Watch – June 9 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 9 2014

June 9, 2014

I Am Begging You!   Today’s Top Threat Android.YuMe The Android.Yume is a pretty simple and low damage annoyance that is hitting Android users lately. While not necessarily malicious it is super annoying and not asked for. It is an advertisement library that gets bundled with other Android applications. Today’s Top Stories Phishing Sites Intensify […]

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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 – June 4 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 4 2014

June 4, 2014

The Mechanical Man!   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Snifula!gen3 I reported on an older version of the Snifula Trojan and it is still up to the same trouble has the previous version. Once the virus is on your computer it will start stealing information. The virus sometimes will masquerade as Trojan.Neverq. Today’s Top Stories Almost 80 […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 3 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 3 2014

June 3, 2014

Removing That Virus   Today’s Top Threat Packed.Dromedan!gen9 The packed dromedan is another easy to remove but nasty while it’s on your computer virus. The Dromedan will download other viruses onto your computer. I mentioned before, it is a relatively easy to remove virus. Today’s Top Stories Why Are Password Crackers “Bad”? “Every now and […]

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Computer Security Watch – June 2 2014

Computer Security Watch – June 2 2014

June 2, 2014

The Best Defense, Is A Good Offense   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cryptolocker.F The Cryptolocker Trojan virus is an incredibly annoying and nasty virus. We often find this virus lying in wait in unsolicited emails pretending to be important. When the cryptolocker hits your computer it will encrypt all the files on your PC and demand […]

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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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Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 29 2014

May 29, 2014

A Backup Is Worth A Thousand Documents   Today’s Top Threat W32.Changeup!gen46 TheW32.Changeup is a worm that will attack every system on a network. We have not seen too many worms lately, but the changeup spreads through removable and mappable drives. What it does is affect the Microsoft Windows Shortcut ‘LNK’ Files Automatic File Execution […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 28 2014

May 28, 2014

If You Build It, They Will Come   Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Bankeiya.B The Infostealer.Bankeiya.B is a pretty standard and straight forward Trojan horse that will download additional files and steal information. The good part is that this virus is relatively easy to remove with a decent virus scanner.   Today’s Top Stories From the Test […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 27 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 27 2014

May 27, 2014

What Would You Do For 7 Million Dollars? Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Snifula!gen2 The newest version of the Snifula Trojan is up to the same trouble has the previous version. Once the virus is on your computer it will start stealing information. The virus sometimes will masquerade as Trojan.Neverq.   Today’s Top Stories Ransomware Moves to […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 22 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 22 2014

May 22, 2014

Do. Or Do Not. There Is No Try Today’s Top Threat Backdoor.Korplug!gen4 The Korplug!gen4 is a new generation of the slightly older Korplug virus. The Korplug is a pretty standard backdoor virus designed to open your computer to other viruses and steal information. It may be your run of the mill virus, but it is […]

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