Archive for March, 2010

Top 5 Internet Security Suites of 2010

Top 5 Internet Security Suites of 2010

In 2009, there was more Malware created than the previous 20 years combined. What does that mean? It means that having just a standalone antivirus program will not stop all or most attacks from infiltrating your computer. Today, more security firms who create antivirus and Malware protection are offering a much improved way to defend […]

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How to Remove AntivirusDemoFraud – Rogue Antivirus

How to Remove AntivirusDemoFraud – Rogue Antivirus

AntivirusDemoFraud is a fake antivirus application. This security risk can be downloaded by other threats on the computer or by clicking on certain Internet advertisements, but it must be manually installed. When a user downloads AntivirusDemoFraud and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The program than tries to fool the user in […]

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Could You Spot the Real Twitter Log in Page?

Could You Spot the Real Twitter Log in Page?

It’s just another day and a friend sends you a Direct Message (DM) on Twitter: Well, clearly you should click the link, after all it’s a friend you trust very much and they say “ur” on there so that makes checking out the site pretty much a must. You click the link and even though […]

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BitDefender Fix for Windows 7

BitDefender Fix for Windows 7

Due to a recent update for Windows 64-bit systems it is possible that BitDefender detects several Windows and BitDefender files as infected with Trojan.FakeAlert.5. If you are not able to log on to Windows, please follow these steps: 1. Reboot your PC and select Launch Startup Repair. 2. Allow a few moments for the process […]

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How to Check for Malware on a Web Page

How to Check for Malware on a Web Page

How secure are your web page’s from exploits? This all depends who you’re asking. If you are asking the host company than more than likely they have security in place to block potential holes that can lead to server attacks. If you are asking the owner of a website, they will, in most cases say […]

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eBay Registration Suspension Scam

eBay Registration Suspension Scam

If you receive an email stating your eBay account has been suspended, please delete this email! This email comes from eBey.com and not eBay.com. The email is intended to steal account holder information. Here’s the email: The sender uses legitimate links to eBay’s privacy and user agreement. The problem with this email is the senders […]

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Online Fraud Increasing at an Alarming Rate

Online Fraud Increasing at an Alarming Rate

The amount of money lost from online fraud is staggering and scary at the same time. According to a recent report from ic3.gov, losses from online fraud more than doubled last year, from $265 million in 2008 to nearly $560 million in 2009, according to figures released Friday by the FBI. The figures come from […]

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SEO Off Page Best Practices

SEO Off Page Best Practices

Listed below are SEO best practices to increase referral traffic and link building. I provided tools that will help you to achieve good results and keep you out of harms way from bad sites. Social Engagement Building: This is an affective way to build online reputation. Select the most popular social networks like; Facebook, Twitter, […]

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How to Remove Virus Protector

How to Remove Virus Protector

VirusProtector is rogue software that reports false threats on the computer. The software must be downloaded manually by the user. When a user downloads Virus Protector and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. This rogue software tries to fool the user in purchasing the full license in order to remove the false […]

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Google Pagerank Calculation

Google Pagerank Calculation

There are many webmasters that keep a close eye on Pagerank to measure the effectiveness of incoming links or backlinks to their website or blog. The biggest question is how many backlinks you need to move your Pagerank up. It’s not only the amount of backlinks, but the quality of those backlinks. Each Pagerank level […]

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How to Check Files for Viruses

How to Check Files for Viruses

If you actively use peer to peer programs, you should check the files you downloaded to ensure they are free of viruses before installing. VirusTotal is a service that analyzes suspicious files and facilitates the quick detection of viruses, worms, trojans, and all kinds of malware detected by antivirus engines. Details: Free, independent service Use […]

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How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

How to Protect Yourself from Phishing Attacks

Phishing attacks continue to grow at a rapid rate and are used mainly for identity fraud. Unfortunately these attacks are a lot easier to carry out. TrendLabs report that a new tool by the name “Super Phisher” has been detected: The tool creates all the files necessary for the Phishing page such as an .HTML […]

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