Managing Myrtle Beach Golf Packages

Wednesday morning we received an urgent call on the Geek To Go! hotline from Kay Harris, President of Myrtle Beach Golf Packages. It was the third and last call Ms. Harris would make, inquiring about mystery messages popping up on her computer. As a courtesy we logged into her computer and explained to her that…

Wrapped Up in Security with Sevya

Joan Rasch, owner of Sevya in Charleston, SC has grown exponentially since its inception eight years ago. Fair Trade suppliers of 100% silk scarves from India, Sevya called on A Geek To Go! to troubleshoot infections on one of their main computers, in this case, a Windows PC running Vista. A Geek To Go! was…

Nuevo Business in Costa?

Had the good fortune to meet Christian & Magdalene of CR-IT, the first internet / tech shop in Uvita, Costa Rica & the team has the monopoly on the area. They are very interested in partnering with A Geek To Go! for our Managed Services Program to bring online security remote management for this area.…

Banking Trojan Poses as Microsoft Anti-Malware Tool

  A new and nasty banking Trojan is wreaking havoc on Windows systems by removing built-in security software and clearing a path for crooks to silently steal victims’ banking credentials. The Trojan affects “ntldr,” the default boot loader on Windows machines, explained Kaspersky Lab expert Fabio Assolini. Identified as Trojan-Downloader.Win32.VB.aoff, the Trojan originated in Brazil,…

New December Internet Scams Use Phony Adobe Updates and Amazon Gift Cards to Lure Victims

If you received an email that appeared to be from Amazon and contained a holiday gift card someone had sent you, what would you do? There’s a very real possibility you’d take the bait and open the “gift,” which is the driving force behind a phishing campaign spotted by researchers at the security firm AppRiver.…

I.T. Phone Home! New exploits Using Old hardware…

By Ed Bott | November 4, 2011, 4:47am PDT ZD.net Summary: Online con artists are targeting PC users worldwide in a brazen scam. It starts with a phone call from a “tech support specialist” who warns that your computer is infected with a virus. To fix things, all you have to do is give the…

Fake Facebook video of IMF ex-boss spreads Mac malware

Online scammers are capitalizing on the high-profile scandal surrounding shamed former IMF boss Dominique Strauss-Kahn to spread a dangerous piece of Mac-specific malware. A video is currently working its way around Facebook claiming to have “really freaky” footage of Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulting a hotel maid, Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at the security firm Sophos…