Archive for the 'Stay Secure' Category

Beware when downloading iTunes!!!!

Sunday, June 8th, 2014

If you're looking to download iTunes, don't, whatever you do, search for the download using a search engine. Why? Because there's no end of malware and junkware in the listings. Unless you know what you're doing, you can find yourself downloading nasties in the process. Most of the time you don't just get iTunes, but […]

Time to change that eBay password

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Cyberattack results in password leak. eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) said beginning later today it will be asking eBay users to change their passwords because of a cyberattack that compromised a database containing encrypted passwords and other non-financial data. After conducting extensive tests on its networks, the company said it has no evidence of the compromise resulting […]

Got the ‘Popureb’ rootkit/bootkit? Time to find your Windows recovery disc!

Monday, June 27th, 2011

Rootkit malware dig themselves deeply into an operating system, so deeply in fact that removing them can be a major pain in the rear. If you have a system infected with the Trojan:Win32/Popureb.E then Microsoft is now recommending that users find their Windows recovery disc and use than to fix the MBR (Master Boot Record): […]

Windows Stability Center – Removal Instructions

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

Windows Stability Center is the latest in a long line of rogue anti-spyware program that tricks the PC user into thinking that their machine is loaded with malware and convinces them to buy the full version of the fake program in order to remove supposed system threats. Windows Stability Center has become widespread thanks to […]

900 million Internet Explorer users hit by bug – How to protect yourself!

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

A very serious Internet Explorer bug has been uncovered that affects ALL Internet Explorer users on ALL versions of Windows. Details here: Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a vulnerability in all supported editions of Microsoft Windows. The vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various Web […]