Internet security experts are scrambling to patch an alarming encryption vulnerability that has exposed millions of passwords and personal information, including credit-card numbers, email accounts and a wide range of online commerce. How big of a deal is this? Some reports suggest as many as two-thirds of the sites on the Internet are using OpenSSL, the encryption code that we now know is flawed and [...]
Cryptolocker's Virus Fresh Legs When the CryptoLocker ransomware virus first appeared in September, few IT experts expected it to stick around for so long. But in 2014, the ransomware, which generally appears as a .ZIP, .PDF, or .EXE file attached to an unfamiliar email, is still infecting computers at an alarming rate, according to a Dell SecureWorks analysis. A University of Kent survey released in [...]
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Microsoft's popular Security Essentials anti-virus software has failed to gain the latest certificate from the AV-TEST institute. In antimalware testing against a range of products, AV-TEST failed to certify AhnLab V3 Internet Security 8.0, Microsoft Security Essentials 4.1, and PC Tools Internet Security 2012 out of a total of 25 different vendors. Microsoft's own anti-virus software failed to adequately protect against 0-day malware attacks, scoring [...]
Hackers Increasingly Going After Small Business Hackers are focusing more on small businesses than ever before, with more than a third of targeted attacks aimed at companies with fewer than 250 employees. Full Article from August 7th, 2010. http://www.openforum.com/articles/hackers-increasingly-going-after-small-business?extlink=em-openf-SBdaily We are Security+ Certified, We call help both Businesses and Residential computers/laptop/printers/networks-LAN and WiFi.
Please contact us if you are effected, wonder if you are effected, or want to ensure you are not infected. Anti-malware move could cut off Internet service to thousands Up to 300,000 computers in the world, including up to about 80,000 in the U.S., that are infected with malware known as Alureon may lose Internet access Monday when the FBI shuts down a temporary system [...]