Tag: Rogue software

11
May

Will You Still Have Internet Access After July 9?

Where would we be without the Internet? It has become such an integral part of our everyday lives that today, many businesses would literally be lost without it. Those business leaders – and individuals, too – whose computers have been infected with the DNS Changer virus will lose Internet access after Jul. 9, 2012 if…

25
Jan

Free Anti-Virus Software Just Doesn’t Cut It

If there’s one area where people should be willing to splurge, it’s anti-virus software. Most companies, like McAfee, charge for a whole year of protection, which includes updates. Since even anti-virus protection from reputable companies isn’t 100% guaranteed, why would anyone want to stack the deck against himself by skimping on anti-virus protection? Some people…

5
Jan

Do you know about the National Cyber Security Alliance

Everyone wants to be safe online, but not everyone knows how.  Malicious websites, spyware and viruses may not be lurking around every corner, but they are prevalent enough for people to become more aware of what they are, how they operate and how to avoid them.  That’s where the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) comes…

23
Dec

Cyber Security: Everyone is at Risk

As if Small- and Medium-sized Business owners don’t have enough to worry about, an increase of “hacktivism” has been predicted for 2012 by Kroll, an Information Technology (IT) consulting company. Cybercrimes are nothing new, but cyber criminals have more ways to infiltrate a small-business owner’s private company data. Just because a company is small –…

11
May

Rogue Security Programs and How You Can Avoid Them

If you think all anti-virus programs you spot are for your protection, you need to change your opinion. There are plenty of rogue security softwares or fake anti-virus programs out there that provide you little or no protection at all. Also known as scarewares, most of these misleading programs even facilitate the installation of malicious code that they claim to

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