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.…

Virus tech 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 tech of massive botnets, which were in a number of millions News from our Virus tech Team: Before we start, some of you may want to ask “What is a botnet?”. Well, whenever a malicious code…

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…

Internet Security for Small Business Is Still Taken Too Lightly

U.S. small business owners are guilty of wishful thinking when it comes to cybersecurity, a new survey shows. While three-fourths (77 percent) say their company is safe from hackers, viruses, malware and cybersecurity breaches, 83 percent have no formal plan to address these threats. The threat is real. Targeted cyberattacks against small and medium-size businesses (SMBs)…

Malware…What Are You Missing Without Managed Security?

Chances are you’re probably running Norton or McAfee for infection protection on your computer, either because it came with it as a 60-day trial or was offered free by your internet Service Provider (I.S.P.) – right? The ‘set it and forget it’ days are over. Without Managed Services (managed security, updates, etc.) valuable updates for…

9 Major Ways Criminals Use Facebook

1. Hacking Accounts Once hacked, an account can be commandeered and used as a platform to deliver spam, or — more commonly — sold. Clandestine hacker forums are crawling with ads offering Facebook account IDs and passwords in exchange for money. In the cyber world, information is a valuable thing. 2. Commandeering Accounts A more direct form…

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…