Archive for April, 2010

Beware of this National Banking Scam

Beware of this National Banking Scam

It’s a nice afternoon, you check your e-mail and what do you find? An appealing message – “Accept your payment !” There’s even a space after payment to build up some more excitement about the whole deal. But should you accept it? Of course, getting paid is good, besides what could possibly go wrong with […]

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iPhone Users Beware of AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot

iPhone Users Beware of AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spot

A security researcher has discovered that any wireless network can pretend to be an AT&T Wi-Fi hot spot and thus lure unsuspecting iPhone users to an untrusted network connection. Samy Kamkar, who created a worm that garnered him a million friends on MySpace overnight in 2005, said in an interview this week that he can […]

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iPad Email Update Scam

iPad Email Update Scam

We knew this would happen sooner than later due to the popularity and the amount of iPad units sold, approximately 1 million. Fraudsters are sending massive amount emails to trick users into taking the bait. The bait – malware and it comes with other surprises. The email instructs users that their device requires an update […]

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Beware of this Fraudulent Shopping Site

Beware of this Fraudulent Shopping Site

The websites tagline reads; “one goal, one dream.” The goal is to steal your money and personal identification so they can live the dream. The shopping site looks legitimate, but looks can be deceiving. I noticed a couple of things that sure look suspicious and I was 100 percent correct. The site in question is […]

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Win a Free SUPERAntiSpyware Professional License

Win a Free SUPERAntiSpyware Professional License

If you care about your privacy, system performance and overall safety when on your computer, than your focus and mindset are both in the right place. SUPERAntiSpyware is giving away three lifetime Professional licenses to three lucky winners. I would like to thank Mike Duncan (Director of Business Development) over at SUPERAntiSpyware for giving me […]

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Classmates.com – Taking Advantage of Unethical “Automatic Renewals”

Classmates.com – Taking Advantage of Unethical “Automatic Renewals”

Just a few weeks ago, a colleague noticed a charge on her credit card statement from classmates.com for $34.95 for an annual gold membership.  About a year ago, she purchased a gold membership to facilitate planning of a class reunion and encouraged hundreds of people to register for and use the site to respond to […]

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McAfee Update Wreaks Havoc on Windows Systems

McAfee Update Wreaks Havoc on Windows Systems

A flawed signature update (DAT 5958) from McAfee yesterday (Wednesday) caused the system file svchost.exe to be identified and quarantined as the virus W32/Wecorl.a under Windows XP SP3. This resulted in affected systems rebooting (30 second countdown) and then entering an endless boot loop, repeatedly restarting. According to McAfee’s user forum, large numbers of businesses […]

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SuperAntiSpyware Best in Spyware Detection and Removal

SuperAntiSpyware Best in Spyware Detection and Removal

SuperAntiSpyware detects and removes Spyware, Adware, Malware, Trojans, Worms, KeyLoggers, HiJackers, Rootkits and many other types of threats. SuperAntiSpyware is a powerful, highly effective Spyware remover introducing advanced detection and removal features along with reliable real-time protection. SuperAntiSpyware is definitely one of the best products available today in its class. The installation is easy and […]

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