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Posts Tagged ‘malware’



Stop Adware In Firefox

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Stop adware in Firefox. A step-by-step guide to removing those annoying pop-ups for good. Continue reading

Microsoft has been working hard to clean up Lenovo’s Superfish adware mess. Continue reading

Stop Adware Now!

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

How to stop adware from taking hold in Internet Explorer. Continue reading

Remove Desktop Temperature Monitor

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

How to remove the adware Desktop Temperature Monitor. Continue reading

A PC manufacturer apologizes for pre-installing potentially dangerous adware on laptops. Continue reading

How Do I Protect Against Ransomware?

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Ernie’s been hearing a lot about ransomware and wants to know how it works. We look at how to fight it. Continue reading

Watch Out For This Ransomware!

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Linda has been hit with the CTB locker malware. We show her how to fight back. Continue reading

Delete This Game Now!

Sunday, February 8th, 2015

The game app that could be flooding your phone with pop-up ads. Continue reading

Is It Security Overkill On My Computer?

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Too much virus and malware protection? Joe wonders if he has too much security on his PC. We explain why more than one program is a necessity. Continue reading

Is Someone Spying On Your Computer?

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Is your computer under surveillance? Detekt helps you find out. Continue reading

Windows XP may be running on less that 25% of systems, but it accounts for 52% of computers infected with botnets. Continue reading

In The News 11-07-14

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

In The News 11-07-14 Cash register malware spreads like wildfire, Microsoft ends free music streaming and the Queen Tweets. Continue reading

Over 100,000 YouTube users were affected by malicious advertising. What you need to know about Sweet Orange. Continue reading

If you made a purchase at Dairy Queen in August, your bank account could be at risk. Continue reading

A serious flaw leaves computers running Linux and OS X vulnerable to attack. What you need to know about Shellshock.

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2687857/bigger-than-heartbleed-shellshock-flaw-leaves-os-x-linux-more-open-to-attack.html Continue reading

In The News 9-19-14

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

In The News 9-19-14 – Healthcare.gov is hacked, Microsoft sued over Bing Image Search and Apple adding more security notifications. Continue reading

John wants to know if Microsoft Security Essentials is enough protection for his computer? We see how it stood up compared to other security suites. Continue reading

Cyber criminals are attacking the cash register in order to get valuable personal information about consumers. Continue reading

Android Fake ID Puts Your Phone At Risk

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Bluebox security is warning Android users of a critical flaw in the operating system that could let malware take over your phone. Continue reading

Beware Of Fake Apps!

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Security experts Trend Micro are sounding the alarm about fake Android apps. They look like the real thing, but can spread mobile malware to your device. Continue reading

Kaspersky Security is warning Android users about a new bits of malware that can cost you big bucks by sending text messages to numbers that charge. Continue reading

Malware Attack Targets iPhones

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

A new malware campaign is targeting iPhones and stealing user IDs and passwords. Continue reading

Cyber criminals looking to infect your computer with malware have hit a new low with a fake funeral e-mail that’s making the rounds. Continue reading

Will Reformatting Kill A Virus?

Sunday, January 26th, 2014

Reformatting your hard drive will remove a virus from your system, but there are also some less radical solutions. Continue reading

In The News 01-24-2014

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

In The News 01-24-2014 – Target registers were infected with malware, a completely private smartphone and Google spends billions on a home automation company. Continue reading

What Do I Do With a Hijacked Computer?

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

If you suddenly can’t get past a boot screen that you don’t recognize, odds are that your machine has been hijacked. This is a very hard to repair infection, but there are ways. Continue reading

iLivid: How Do I Get Rid Of It?

Monday, August 26th, 2013

William gets an annoying iLivid message when he opens his browser. We tell him how to get rid of it. Continue reading

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