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Posts Tagged ‘malware’



An anti-virus false positive caused a whole lot of problems. We look at what went wrong and how to fix it. Continue reading

Check your phone right now to make sure you don’t have this piece of spyware downloaded. Continue reading

Ransom Scam Targets iPhone Users

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Beware a nasty bug that seems to take over your iPhone. How it can con you out of your money. Continue reading

Security Software For My Mac

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

We check out antivirus and malware protection options for Macs. Continue reading

4 Myths About Mac Malware: Part 1

Monday, March 6th, 2017

How Mac malware myths can put your computer at risk. Learn what you need to know to protect yourself. Continue reading

How Pirate Copies Can Trash Your PC

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Hackers are trying to lure you in with free giveaway scams. What to look out for. Continue reading

How Do I Reinstall My Kindle App?

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

We help a reader get back her Kindle app after a threat warning. Continue reading

Silverlight Malware Scam

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

There’s a new scam in town that wants to track your every move. We’ll show you what to look out for. Continue reading

Bank Malware Impersonates Game

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Look out for a sneaky malware that can take over your phone and steal your information. Continue reading

3 things to consider when you pick out security software for your PC. Continue reading

Cyber Crooks Target Schools With Ransomware

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Find out how a new scam is tricking schools into opening up dangerous malware. Continue reading

Ransomware Tech Support Scam

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

There’s a nasty new scam combining ransomware and tech support fraud, but don’t worry, we’ve got a fix. Continue reading

What Is Real-time Protection?

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Learn how real-time protection works and why it may be the best choice for your PC. Continue reading

Is Once A Day Too Often For A Virus Scan?

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Will running a daily virus scan cause a build-up of files on your PC? Continue reading

Malware Shuts Down Three Hospitals

Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Find out about the latest hacker attack on a medical facility. Continue reading

MalwareBytes Gobbles up AdwCleaner

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

How MalwareBytes plans to use a new acquisition to make their software better. Continue reading

In The News 10-28-16

Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Millions of debit cards are hacked, a huge Linux security flaw, and Tesla bets on self-driving cars. Continue reading

How Phishers Hook You & Steal Your Data

Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Clever crooks are willing to work hard to steal your information. Learn what to watch out for. Continue reading

If you fell for this hoax, you need to change your passwords ASAP. Continue reading

Amazon Email Scam

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Check out the email scam that filled up my inbox over the weekend. Continue reading

Ransomware Warning: This Is How They Trick You

Monday, September 12th, 2016

We’ve got a prime example of a ransomware trap. See what to look out for. Continue reading

Beware! There’s a new tactic to get you to open ransomware. How it works and how to avoid it. Continue reading

Don’t Click On This Trick

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

A friendly reminder about an old scam. We look at a trick that wants you to click in this quick tip. Continue reading

Can I Download Windows 10 Again?

Saturday, July 23rd, 2016

If ransomware claims your hard drive, what becomes of Windows 10? Continue reading

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