Category Archives: Virus/Malware

You Don’t Really Need an Anti-Virus App Anymore

Ten years ago the first thing you needed to load on a brand new computer were anti-virus and malware applications. The internet was a mine field of malicious content that could infect your entire home network with one errant click. … Continue reading

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Many recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately

There are a recent rash of Ransom-ware attacks lately. In all honesty there is no 100% solution to keep from being hacked. However, here are just a few things to keep in mind. It’s like having a car alarm. It won’t keep … Continue reading

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Microsoft won’t leave XP out of today’s major Internet Explorer security update

Late last week Microsoft announced that it had discovered a serious security flaw in Internet Explorer (versions 6 through 11!) that left users vulnerable to attack. Nefarious characters could use malicious sites to infect a target machine and even take … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: Watch Out for This Fake $4 Android Virus App

UPDATE: Google has seemingly picked up on Virus Shield’s fraudulent claims and has removed it from the Play store. If you’ve already purchased this app, the best advice we can give is to uninstall it now. We have reached out to … Continue reading

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LastPass Now Tells You Which Heartbleed-Affected Passwords to Change

This week, a giant security hole came to light that affects a large portion of the internet. As different sites recover, you’ll need to change your passwords, and now LastPass tells you when to do so. Due to the nature … Continue reading

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How to avoid heartburn, err, Heartbleed; Must Read!!!

Don’t change your password. It’s strange advice to hear when the so-called Heartbleed bug is leaving databases all over the web open and exposed, but it’s applicable. Yes, security has been compromised for many of your favorite websites and services … Continue reading

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Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over … Continue reading

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