Virus

How Viruses Can Get Into Your Computers Via Wifi

December 28, 2012
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Viruses pose a serious threat to computer users across the globe. After infiltrating the machine, a virus can cause a myriad of different challenges, including loss of data and computer resources. In some cases, hackers even use viruses to commit identity theft. While traditionally these pesky problems have been transmitted through email and infected websites, […]

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Top 7 Cyber Security Threats In 2012

May 26, 2012
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Cyber attacks are a major concern at present, and there are many questions hovering around the minds of cyber security experts pertaining to what kind of cyber attacks can be expected and how can we combat them. With a range of sinister cyber attacks hitting Sony to Stuxnet, cyber security experts have come up with […]

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Best techniques to Protect Your Computer from Viruses

May 4, 2012
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Nothing is 100% virus proof but by taking the following precautions, you can help reduce the risk of your computer being infected by a virus that could do significant damage. Microsoft offers a feature for Microsoft Windows users through their Microsoft Windows Security Center/ Protect Your PC Site which can help you enable the essentials […]

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Is Your Computer Slowing Down?

April 16, 2012
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With day-to-day use, your desktop computer suffers though normal wear and tear that may eventually hinder it from functioning properly. Not to worry – most causes of performance problems can be avoided. Take note of the following 5 things that slow your PC down. An overfilled hard drive Generally, the more full the hard drive […]

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7 Solid Tips for Better Internet Security

December 1, 2011
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The internet has become most of our second home today. Whenever we wake up in the morning, the first thing most of us will do is to get to the internet whether to check email, read some latest news, check sports results and many more. Internet has become part of our life and having a […]

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4 Computer Security Threats that May Challenge Your Business

November 7, 2011
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Money might not be the major problem you business is facing right now. You probably are wondering why you keep on spending so much without even having attractive gains in your business? There are several factors that will challenge your business, but I don’t think there is anyone of them that is going to be […]

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IT Security Consultants In Modern Business Environment

October 12, 2011
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The role that information technology plays in the world today cannot be overstressed.  Perhaps the biggest testimony to the importance of IT is the fact that it has become a part of the National Curriculum, with laptops being regularly used in schools throughout the UK.  However, the biggest area to be affected by the emergence […]

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Why Cloud Computing Is Safer Than Anything Else: Welcome Windows 8

October 6, 2011
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Windows 8 is a huge change in the way we will use our computers compared to the past. We were introduced to personal computing by Windows many years ago. The idea was that we would use our computer and application, and we would save our information on our computers. The internet meant we could now […]

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The Importance of Security Software for Computers

July 13, 2011
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Security is an important issue with computers these days because of the overabundance of virus and malwares that threatens not only the operating system, but also your files.  Viruses and malwares are practically being released on a daily basis that you would want an excellent antivirus program to protect your computer.  However, choosing an antivirus […]

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Get Safe Online – How To Identify If You’re At Risk Online!

November 18, 2010
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Problem: Suspect e-mails and attachments Most people are aware of the dangers of opening e-mail attachments from unknown senders; a security risk that received a lot of press when e-mailing became ever more essential to our day to day lives. Opening an e-mail attachment sometimes involves running executable code that could be used to install […]

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5 Tips For Making Your Computer Start Up Faster

September 16, 2010
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When it comes to owning a computer, the odds of something acting up down the line is highly possible. Perhaps a video will not play properly, or maybe the screen frequently freezes. Yet another issue is a computer that does not boot up as fast as the owner would like. Thankfully, there are things that […]

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How to Thoroughly Clean your Keyboard – and Why!

September 7, 2010
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It is common knowledge nowadays that a computer keyboard can be dirtier than your average toilet seat. The question is: Is your computer keyboard one of them? If you do not believe what I’m saying, below are actually studies conducted over the years regarding the “cleanliness” (or should I say “dirtiness”) of your computer keyboard. […]

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Cameron Diaz – The Most Dangerous Celebrity Search Query

August 25, 2010
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One year ago, Jessica Biel was the most dangerous celebrity online. Now, it’s Cameron Diaz. What’s making celebs so dangerous? Viruses! Celebrities are very popular decoys for the bad guys to lure non-tech-savvy people into virus-spreading websites. According to McAfee, Cameron Diaz is currently the most dangerous, because if you search for her, there’s a […]

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Chinese Hackers Obtained Google’s Password System

April 21, 2010
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According to New York Times, the Chinese Hackers you might have read about, is said to have obtained access to one of the more important parts of Google – their password system which controls access for million of users, to all Google’s services, including Gmail and Google Apps. The system is called “Gaia” and has […]

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New Trojan Horse Could Take Your Internet Connection Hostage

December 3, 2009
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The antivirus experts at CA have stumbled upon a new trojan horse in the “ransomware” category. That’s the category for software that will demand a ransom, as the name implies. This Russian trojan horse appears to be a download manager called “uFast Download Manager”. Once you launch it, a message will inform you that you’ve […]

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Computer Security Is More Than Just Spyware & Viruses – It’s You!

December 1, 2009
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Computer security, in basic terms means keeping your computer, and the data that is in it, safe and secure. More of our personal data is stored in or accessed from our computer, now more than ever before. Yet most people lack even the basic understanding of how to keep their computers safe and secure. By […]

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Are Computer Viruses Spread By The Media?

November 12, 2009
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If you believe what you hear in the media, there are an awful lot of viruses going around. No, I’m not talking about the make-you-sick kind of virus, though they get plenty of airtime too, especially the swine flu. I’m talking about the kind of virus that enters via your Internet connection rather than your […]

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Symantec: Denmark Most Spammed Country

November 2, 2009
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A new report from Symantec/MessageLabs reveals that 95.6% of all e-mails sent to a Danish recipient, is spam. In the US it increased to 91.8%, Canada to 91.2% and 91.7% in the UK. The global average for Q3 2009 was 88.1% compared with 81% for Q3 2008. There’s many seasonal spam mails nowadays, taking advantage […]

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Top 10 Most Dangerous Celebrities Online – Jessica Biel In The Lead

August 25, 2009
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You’re tech savvy enough to steer clear from hidden viruses and malware inside screensavers, ringtones etc. related to certain celebrities, right? Never the less, if you know somebody that’s not, make sure you send them the link to this post (or use any of the ‘social media’ icons at the bottom) – thank you! The […]

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Google: Chrome OS Will Be Free Of Viruses

July 20, 2009

Attention all virus developers: Queue up at the unemployment office, cause Chrome OS will not be vulnerable to viruses, according to Google Engineering Director Linus Upson in an interview with New Scientist magazine. “We are going back to the basics and completely redesigning the underlying security architecture of the OS so that users don’t have […]

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