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Computer Security Watch – May 21 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 21 2014

May 21, 2014

Like Spring Cleaning, But For Your PC Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g5-13 In the past week more and more versions of Maltrec are being released on the world. It would be very wise to keep a keen eye out for any version of this virus.   Today’s Top Stories AVG Study Reveals Small Business are Positive […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 20 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 20 2014

May 20, 2014

More Maltrec, More Fun? Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g13-22 Yesterday our top threat was Maltrec.TS!g12, the g12 stands for what version the virus is on, and as you can see the same virus maker let loose a whole string of them recently. There are multiple versions floating around which essentially do the same thing, so keep […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 19 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 19 2014

May 19, 2014

Malware Installing Malware Installing Malware… How Meta Today’s Top Threat Adware.Maltrec.TS!g12 Maltrec is an adware that associates itself with a previous virus called the adware.zangosearch. Zangosearch itself is particularly annoying pest, that monitors the contents of internet browsers and will open partner sites with certain keywords are detected. It will also install files related to […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 16 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 16 2014

May 16, 2014

Did You Know That You Can Recycle That Old Computer? Knowledge Is Power! Today’s Top Threat Exp.CVE-2014-1815 Another day and another vulnerability exploited. This one is aimed against Internet Explorer which means that in a few days Microsoft will likely be patching up the issues for Windows Vista users and better pretty quickly.   Today’s […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 15 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 15 2014

May 15, 2014

If A Thing Is Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing Well   Today’s Top Threat Infostealer.Boyapki The Boyapki is a rather ruthless virus, essentially it starts with redirecting network traffic from specific websites in order to steal your information. Think about it like this, you are shopping at your favorite online store and you are going […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 14 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 14 2014

May 14, 2014

A Small Patch Here, Small Patch There, A Huge Update To Windows   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.FakeAV!gen123 It is another day and another virus pretending to be an anti-virus system. The real harm with these fake anti-virus viruses is that they actually lower your security settings on the computer, which then makes it easier for […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 13 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 13 2014

May 13, 2014

Round ‘Em Up Pardners   Today’s Top Threat Microsoft Office Web Apps CVE-2014-1813 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability  It looks like there is another round of attacks on Microsoft office with another exploited vulnerability. Microsoft is sure to patch this issue is shortly, but in the meantime it is wise to keep an eye on what […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 12 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 12 2014

May 12, 2014

One Ring To Rule Them…   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Cidox!gen4 The fourth generation of the Cidox series of viruses is up to the same tricks as it was before. Once on your computer it will infect the IPL (Initial Program Loader), the IPL is part of the operating system start up process; needless to say […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 9 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 9 2014

May 9, 2014

Time Is Of The Essence   Today’s Top Threat Trojan.Nancrat  The Trojan.Nancrat is pretty standard fare when it comes to Trojan viruses. When the virus is on your PC it will attempt to perform a whole host of malicious activities. With a medium damage level and easy to remove it is always something to keep […]

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Computer Security Watch – May 8 2014

Computer Security Watch – May 8 2014

May 8, 2014

I Do Not Like Spam, I Do Not Like Them, Sam-I-Am   Today’s Top Threat Bloodhound.PDF.39 The Bloodhound.PDF.39 is a variant of the older Trojan.Pidief. The PDF.39 will exploit some of the vulnerabilities of adobe reader or adobe acrobat. The virus is spread by clicking on a malicious link and being spread by emails, so […]

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