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Free Eset Smart Security Trial

Free Eset Smart Security Trial

Get a free trial of one of the best anti-virus solutions available. ESET Smart Security: A comprehensive security solution Protect your family, data and devices and explore online with confidence with ESET’s all–in-one security solution. Includes Anti-Theft protection, plus Firewall to shield your identity. A winner of PCMag.com’s award for “Most Consumer Recommended” security product,…

What is Cryptolocker?

What is Cryptolocker?

CryptoLocker is a virus that can destroy files on Windows based PCs beyond the ability of any data recovery process. Usually the virus hides in an attachment to a message stating that files on the computer are encrypted and that recovery is impossible without the encryption key held by the attackers. The files then are released after…

How do I remove a computer virus?

Remove computer virus’s and spyware with some tools from Microsoft. If your computer is infected with a virus, you’ll want to remove it as quickly as possible. A fast way to check for viruses is to use an online scanner, such as the Microsoft Safety Scanner. The scanner is a free online service that helps…

Malware Spreading Through Children’s Gaming Websites

Hackers spread malware via children’s gaming websites Hackers are increasingly targeting child-focused gaming websites, according to a leading anti-virus firm. Avast says it detected malware threats at more than 60 sites that contained “game” or “arcade” in their title, in the 30 days running up to 12 January. It says the pages tried to download…

How To Avoid Malware in Fake UPS Email

Fake emails claiming to be from UPS are filling the inboxes of unsuspected users. The email may claim that UPS was unable to deliver a package due to an incorrect mailing address. The email then asks the recipient to print off the attached shipping label in order to claim their package. In reality, the attachment…

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