Worms, Trojans , and Rootkits are not the same. 4,834 total views, 3 views today
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A recent report from TrendMicro/ZDI stated that Apple has ceased development of Apple Quicktime, and has also revealed two critical vulnerabilities under their Zero Day Initiative. These two vulnerabilities are considered “remote code execution” vulnerabilities, which means a miscreant could get the victim to click on a link or visit a website, and can remotely […]
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A tip-filled conversation with Andrew Brandt, director of threat research at Solera Networks, reveals some of the ways hackers sneak malware into PCs.
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How to prevent your USB drive from getting infected and protect your system from USB drive virus attack.
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The most common virus in the wild is called the Department of Justice Virus. The virus locks your computer and requests a bounty of $300 to unlock your computer and avoid government prosecution.
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How a new type of computer virus is using millions of PCs to generate $96k per day…and how to get rid of it.
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Microsoft’s EMET app can help fight off an attack until there’s a patch.
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There is a saying that nothing in life is free however, I do believe that there are some very good free software programs that you should use on your system to help maintain it, keep it free of malware and viruses and even provide technical support to family and friends.
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Over the years I’ve attended a number of conferences and panels on what originally was called Spyware and Adware. I think we’ve finally settled on using the term Malware for any kind of spyware, virus, Trojan horse or any kind of unwanted computer invasion. I fondly remember my first conference in Washington DC which included panel discussions like “What is Spyware”.
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The good news for Detective Mills is “not her pretty head”.
The bad news for Detective Mills is “some rogue AV”.
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“Somehow I got a virus called XP Total Security, and I can’t get rid of it. It blocks my security software, and it won’t let me download any new anti-virus tools. It’s even asking me for money… how do I get rid of this thing?”
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The death of Bin Laden has generated a whole bunch of scams and new malware.
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