Category Archives: Virus/Security / Safety

Why you should NEVER search for tech-support numbe… – Webroot Community

So you’re having some issues with the Canon digital camera you just got, or maybe that HP printer you bought is on the fritz (when aren’t they) .

Source: Why you should NEVER search for tech-support numbe… – Webroot Community


Two Mac malware-as-a-Service offerings uncovered – Help Net Security

Two Mac malware-as-a-Service offerings, likely created by the same developer, are being offered for sale through two separate dark web portals.

Source: Two Mac malware-as-a-Service offerings uncovered – Help Net Security


Tech Support Scammers Lose Their “Hard Earned” Money in FTC Settlements

The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with a collective of tech support scammers, who were forced to forfeit assets valued at nearly $6 million.

Source: Tech Support Scammers Lose Their “Hard Earned” Money in FTC Settlements


HP Scam Alert

http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c05404707/


The Best Encryption Software of 2016 | PCMag.com

Just because you install antivirus software doesn’t mean a zero-day Trojan won’t steal your personal data. Encryption keeps it safe from malware (and the NSA).

Source: The Best Encryption Software of 2016 | PCMag.com


A New Ransomware Imitating Windows Activation Screen Uses Phony Search Results

A new piece of ransomware pretending to be a Windows Activation Screen is targeting American users. The copycat locks the victims` screens and then asks th

Source: A New Ransomware Imitating Windows Activation Screen Uses Phony Search Results


Researchers crack new version of CryptXXX ransomware

Researchers from Kaspersky Lab have developed a method of decrypting files affected with the latest version of CryptXXX, a malware program that combines ransomware and information stealing capabilities.

Source: Researchers crack new version of CryptXXX ransomware


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