Do you have what it takes to manage your own security?

Do you have what it takes to manage your own security? Now that the World Wide Web has turned into the Wild Wild West, residential and commercial users alike face more security threats than just viruses. Programs need regular updates to install patches. Change passwords a regular basis. Run malware scans from multiple sources to…

Some Of The Best Things In Security Are Free

  Some of the best things in life are free, right? But what if I told you some of the best security for your computer is also free, would you believe me? It’s true, out of all the titles for antivirus and anti-malware programs out there we have the paid versions and the free versions.…

Malware: Why It’s Still One Of The Biggest Threats Facing Businesses

  Posted by: A Geek To Go, LLC – advanced malware prevention and remediation solutions for business and home. Although the origin of the first computer malware is still debated, one thing has remained constant: Since its inception, malware continues to be one of the biggest threats facing today’s businesses. According to data from Verizon’s 2018…

Google Drive Exploited to Download Malware Directly from URL

While the malware was discovered on Google Drive, any cloud-share service such as iCloud, Dropbox, etc. could be vulnerable. Proofpoint uncovered the vulnerability in Google Drive a portal for many useful G-centric apps. Unfortunately, the normal document-sharing capabilities built into Google Apps can be manipulated to support automatic malware downloads. It works like this: After…

Ransomware Upsetting Your Apple Cart?

First Mac OS X Ransomware Targets Apple Users Mac users, even you are not left untouched by ransomware! The World’s first fully functional Ransomware targeting OS X operating system has landed on Macs. Ransomware – one of the fastest-growing cyber threats – encrypts the important documents and files on infected machines and then asks victims…

Virus Repair Help From Microsoft, FBI and Interpol

Microsoft, FBI and Interpol team up to eliminate the Dorkbot botnet Microsoft helped FBI and other agencies in virus repair of massive botnets, which were in a number of millions News from our Virus Repair Team: Before we start, some of you may want to ask “What is a botnet?”. Well, whenever a malicious code…

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2Fer Tuesday! App Reviews From The Big 3

MyPermissions – Online Privacy Shield for iOS When you first enable two-factor authentication on a site like Gmail, LastPass, or Facebook, they will set you up using SMS as your second factor. So the next time you log into Facebook, you’ll receive a 6-digit code as a text message whenever you try to log in.…

Yummy Spam: The Gameover Trojan is Back

Botnet takedowns aren’t permanent. Less than a month after law enforcement officials and security researchers took down the Cutwail botnet, the gang appears to be back in action. A joint operation back in May between law enforcement and security researchers took the Cutwail botnet offline. While spam volumes drop after a botnet takedown, the decline…