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Date archive: June 2011

Parental Controls: Google Safe Search

Use Google SafeSearch filter to block unwanted search results.   About Google’s SafeSearch filter Many users prefer not to have adult content included in their search results (especially if kids use the same computer). Google’s SafeSearch filters provide you with the ability to change your browser setting to prevent adult content from appearing in your…

Fake anti-virus mirrors Microsoft Update

We are seeing the criminals behind fake anti-virus continuing to customize their social engineering attacks to be more believable to users and presumably more successful. Criminals on the web are usually always sneaky in their ways, in an effort to obtain certain information on people. A lot of the time its information that can lead…

Fake Firefox Message Leads to Spyware

New Firefox Scareware Alert What’s the latest scareware scam? When viewing a web page with this malicious code on it, it will detect your user-agent string from your web browser and display a fake Firefox security alert if you are using the Mozilla Firefox web browser. Internet Explorer users get the standard “My Computer” dialog…

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