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…

New Malware Is Undetectable: DNS Hijacker Targeting Apple macOS

New Malware Is Undetectable: DNS Hijacker Targeting Apple macOS   A security researcher has revealed details of a new piece of undetectable malware targeting Apple’s Mac computers—reportedly first macOS malware of 2018. Dubbed OSX/MaMi, an unsigned Mach-O 64-bit executable, the malware is somewhat similar to DNSChanger that infected millions of computers across the world in 2012. DNSChanger  typically…

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…

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…