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CryptoLocker

Beware the CryptoLocker Virus

A new variant on an old virus is being spread. The CryptoLocker virus is similar to the ransonware we have been seeing the past several months, but it packs a powerful punch. What does it do? With the CryptoLocker virus, you will get a screen on your computer, similar to the photo above. It is […]

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XP End of Life

Windows XP End of Life

On April 8th 2014, Microsoft will cease to support Windows XP. No more patches will be released on Patch Tuesdays (2nd Tuesday of every month) for Windows XP. What does this mean? If you have a computer that is running Windows XP, the attackers out there will have the advantage over you. Any security holes […]

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Adobe, You Have Gone Too Far

Yes, this is exactly how I felt when I recently received an email from a client asking if an Adobe update can also include a virus. The more I dug into the questions, the more I discovered that yes, indeed, installing an Adobe update on your computer can also carry a payload of malware. For […]

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