How to recognize a virus coming in, read these articles!

This is a step by step article of how I believe 85% of our customers get infected.  It installs the virus by following these steps.  This also bypasses the Antivirus program that is installed on the computer.

http://windowssecrets.com/top-story/lizamoon-infection-a-blow-by-blow-account/

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2385522,00.asp

http://techtalk.pcpitstop.com/2011/06/07/malware-minute-whats-in-the-box/?


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


Internet Phone Scams

Here is good article on scams.

 

Anatomy of a scam: how phone frauds harvest millions from us


CIA Has been infecting routers for years

https://arstechnica.com/security/2017/06/advanced-cia-firmware-turns-home-routers-into-covert-listening-posts/


Microsoft Removes instaled AV with upgrade

https://www.thurrott.com/windows/windows-10/118722/microsoft-admits-one-kaspersky-allegation?_hsenc=p2ANqtz-9sYAgT2O7iKCJbgevm7Hvox2t0iSFSUiO0mWqwXB3B6MO7B7cS9pW8OaQstbY9GJn8GNdDFcbQ1v9-71rlxMKGkoZqXQ&_hsmi=53381211


Wannacry Virus Ransomware

 

Here is good article about the new ransomware.

http://www.pcmag.com/article/353670/wannacry-ransomware-what-you-need-to-know?utm_source=email&utm_campaign=whatsnewnow&utm_medium=title


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