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Malware detection in 9 easy steps

Hardly a week goes by when I’m not cleaning up someone’s computer and detecting and eradicating malware. It’s not uncommon for me to find dozens of …

Corporate users hit with fake Microsoft email delivering sneaky malware - Help Net Security

A well-crafted and extremely legit-looking spam email campaign is currently targeting corporate users around the world, ultimately leading the …

CTB-Locker Ransomware Spoofs Chrome and Facebook Emails as Lures, Linked to Phishing

We recently talked about recent improvements to the CTB-Locker ransomware. To recap, the malware now offers a “free decryption” service, extended …

Cybersecurity

The Military Says 85 Percent of All of its Emails Are Spam, Malware or Phishing

The military says it gets 600 million nefarious emails every month.<p>​Here is an insane statistic: The Department of Defense says that six-sevenths of all emails that the military gets are either spam or cyberattacks.<p>Major General Alan Lynn, who helps manage the Defense Information Services Agency, …

nProtect Anti-Virus/Spyware 3.0/4.0S

nProtect Anti-Virus/Spyware 3.0 uses a dual engine (nProtect developed engine Tachyon + BitDefender engine) and a real-time component to protect your …

Protect your teens: 7 apps and websites parents should be aware of

The dangers of Facebook to teens and young people is well documented. From online predators to cyber bullying, parties gone wrong to sextortion, it’s …