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…

Important! Update your Mozilla web browser to Firefox 58.0.1.

Important! Update your Mozilla web browser to Firefox 58.0.1. Mozilla has released an important update for its Firefox web browser to patch a critical vulnerability that could allow remote attackers to execute malicious code on computers running an affected version of the browser. The update comes just a week after the company rolled out its…

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.…

Proactive Managed IT Services vs. Reactive Fix: Which is Best for Your Small Business?

It’s completely understandable that as a small business owner or entrepreneur, you’re trying to minimize your expenses and keep tight reins on your budget. One way you might try to do so is by forgoing the monthly expense of PROACTIVE managed IT services, and adopting a REACTIVE “break/fix” philosophy, calling on a professional only when…

Hackers brew Android-targeting Windows malware

Connect device to infected PC, kiss your bank balance goodbye   Security breakers have stitched together the first strain of Windows malware that can hop over and infect Android smartphones and tablets. The Droidpak mobile banking trojan exploits syncing between smartphones and Windows PCs to jump from a compromised PC onto an Android device. The…

12 Year-Old Anonymous Hacker Pleads Guilty To Breaking Into Government Sites

I hear it all the time. “Who are these vicious, sick, evil people who use their talents on the computer for twisted things like viruses and spyware, when they could use these talents to get a good job?” In this case, the person thought it was fun and earned some free video games. 12 Year-Old…