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Tag archive: spyware

Lenovo Installs Adware on New Laptops

Lenovo has been caught installing adware that inserts ads into webpages.   Lenovo is selling computers that come preinstalled with adware that hijacks encrypted Web sessions and may make users vulnerable to HTTPS man-in-the-middle attacks that are trivial for attackers to carry out, security researchers said. The critical threat is present on Lenovo PCs that…

New “KSB Securities” Scam Email

A new scam email going around mentions a Mr. Bengt Langser and KSB Securities. The email is a typical scam phishing email that tries to lure unsuspecting recipients into forwarding money to someone so they can be part of a huge payday. The email claims Bengt Langster is retiring soon and has kidney failure and…

DNS Changer Malware

DNS Changer Malware

DNS malware servers will be disabled on Monday. Some people may lose their internet connection on Monday when the FBI shut down servers that maliciously redirecting internet users to advertisements and other web pages. To check if you’re infected, Click Here. What is the DNS Changer Malware? On November 8, the FBI, the NASA-OIG and…

Watch out for fake virus alerts

Watch out for fake virus alerts Rogue security software, also known as “scareware,” is software that appears to be beneficial from a security perspective but provides limited or no security, generates erroneous or misleading alerts, or attempts to lure users into participating in fraudulent transactions. How does rogue security software get on my computer? Rogue…

Phishing scam threatens to delete Facebook accounts in 24 hours

Facebook phishing emails are threatening to delete users’ Facebook accounts unless the victims pass along their account details within 24 hours. The phishing messages are charging Facebook users with violating policy regulations by annoying or insulting other Facebook users. The messages are then requesting personal and financial information including Facebook login details and part of…

Built in anti-virus software for Windows 8?

Microsoft has been making a free anti-virus software available for a couple of years, in the form of Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft has been bundling a program called Windows Defender with Windows 7, Windows XP and Vista, but it doesn’t really compare to a proper anti-virus product.tyou had to download it from the internet –…

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