Archive for April, 2009

Beware of CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

Beware of CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

CoreGuardAntivirus2009 is a misleading application that gives false reports of threats on the computer. Once a user downloads this application, they’re prompted to purchase the full license in order to remove the false infection. Name: CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 Publisher: CoreGuard Software Risk Impact: Medium Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows […]

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Spammers Cashing in on Swine Flu

Worried about Swine Flu? If so, don’t let your fear and anxiety dupe you into clicking dubious links in emails. Spammers are increasingly using Swine Flu in subject lines and messages to take advantage of people’s fears of the rapidly-spreading Influenza strain, according to McAfee’s Advert Labs Blog. Prior to last weekend, Swine Flu spam […]

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Panda Launches New Free Cloud-based Antivirus

Panda Launches New Free Cloud-based Antivirus

Panda Security, the Spain-based antivirus software, today released a new free antivirus program called Panda Cloud Antivirus. The “Cloud” appellation comes from its sending data about files to Panda servers on the Internet for scans, instead of using your PC’s resources. Cloud Antivirus will send a file’s signature and heuristic data (see below) up to […]

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Rogue Software Rising at an Alarming Rate

Rogue Software Rising at an Alarming Rate

Cyber-criminals have chosen Rogue Anti-Malware and Anti-Virus applications as their primary method of payment. These misleading applications become easier for them to make money by affiliate systems and utilizing these types of attacks. It’s no wonder why we have seen more Rogue detections in the first quarter of 2009 then all of 2008. PandaLabs predicts […]

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Conficker Spreading Scareware for Profit

The Conficker worm’s creators are trying new ways to put the pervasive computer virus to work by spreading rogue anti-virus applications called “scareware.” These practices are far too common these days. In fact, some experts are predicting that rogue software will rise by 500% over 2008 totals. An April update sent to a tiny percentage […]

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McAfee Launches Cybercrime Response Unit

Cybercrime has been on the rise and we have reported such news in previous posts. It’s important that everyone bookmark this resource, in the event you become a victim. McAfee® launches a Cybercrime Response Unit, an online help center designed to assist victims of computer crime and provide information on how to avoid becoming a […]

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Today is Write a Story Day

April 27th is marked as “Write a Story Day” and for bloggers this should be called “Write a Blog Day”. Our blogs are stories, some short and some long, but they are stories. TechJaws passed a milestone, with its 700th blog post in only 11 months since being launched in May 2008. It has been […]

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World of Warcraft for iPhone?

A video of World of Warcraft running on an iPhone has appeared on the internet – and it looks as though it’s a completely legitimate application WoW nerds could be spending their every waking minute using, in the near future. This video was removed….Sorry all… The game is running on a mobile client called Vollee, […]

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Free SEO Tools and Web Analytics

Free SEO Tools and Web Analytics

These are great tools in measuring your progress. They’re free to use. It’s important that you save these reports by either downloading or emailing them to yourself. Make sure you save them with the current date so you can compare reports. I usually run all my reports monthly and compare month over month. Website Grader […]

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NASCAR Blogroll Challenge

NASCAR Blogroll Challenge

Today at 2:19 PM EDT, the boys of summer will be racing at the super fast Talladega Speedway. The Grid is set for the Aaron’s 499. How to enter: Pick 5 cars, and the person with the best finishing order will get their website or blog listed on our blogroll for the entire NASCAR season! […]

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iQuarterback for iPhone is Addictive!

iQuarterback for iPhone is Addictive!

So you think you have the skills to compete with the elite? This new iPhone application is easy to play, fun and addictive! Did we mention it’s addicting? The new iQuarterback v1.1 was developed by FuzzyCube Software, LLC (www.FuzzyCubeSoftware.com), a caffeine-fueled iPhone software development lab. The game has already accumulated over 1-million throws and over […]

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Shame on You Yahoo!

Shame on You Yahoo!

The popular free web hosting site GeoCities will close later this year. Yahoo announced that no new accounts will be accepted, in other words your SOL. This move is just another way to drive visitors to purchase hosting from Yahoo as designed. The GeoCities homepage spells that out very clear. When you visit the help […]

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