Archive for July, 2010

Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 – Updated

Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 – Updated

Net Protector AntiVirus 2010 is not a rogue anti-virus program. This was confirmed by Bruce Harrison of MalwareBytes below in a post on their forum. Looking back it seems the original listing was due to false positives so blatant that they appeared to be intentional. ——————– Bruce Harrison Vice President of Research The antivirus program […]

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Amazon Email Verification Phishing Scam

Amazon Email Verification Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Amazon.com, claiming that you must confirm, update and verify your account information at Amazon.com E-mail Subscriptions by visiting the link in the email. The email is not from Amazon.com. It is a phishing scam that’s designed to steal bank account log in details and other personal information from […]

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Security Tool Installs as a Firefox and Flash Update

Security Tool Installs as a Firefox and Flash Update

The pesky Security Tool Virus is back again, but this time, the rogue distributors are using a different tactic to get users to install this malicious and fake antivirus program. The old trick was false and exaggerated scans that would make a user believe that their system is infected. The playing field has changed as […]

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Chase Bank Account Verification Phishing Scam

Chase Bank Account Verification Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Chase Bank, claims that the recipient’s online account access has been suspended until he or she verifies identity and account details via a link in the message. The email is not from Chase Banking. It is a phishing scam that’s designed to steal bank account login details and […]

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Google Pagerank Update July 26 Minor

Google Pagerank Update July 26 Minor

It looks like a few sites and some inner pages had some Pagerank fluctuations, but nothing major so far. In the last couple of days it seems the Googlebots are on steroids. I have noticed many bots on the site just gobbling up content. This could be a precursor of the Google Pagerank major update […]

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Beware of the Citibank Phishing Scam

Beware of the Citibank Phishing Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Citibank, claims that due to multiple failed login attempts, the account holder must confirm account information or the account will be suspended indefinitely. This is a phishing website that’s hosted on a local machine with the IP address of 75.63.112.254. The scammers have created a website that looks […]

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Why Google Pagerank is Still Important

Why Google Pagerank is Still Important

It really makes me wonder why many people devalue Pagerank. Is it because they’re finding it hard to get a worthy Pagerank? I am not sure what the real reason is, but Pagerank is still important. Pagerank is important when it comes to SEO. When the main page of your website gets a boost in […]

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Beware of the Test and Keep a New Dell Laptop Scam

Beware of the Test and Keep a New Dell Laptop Scam

If it’s too good to be true, it is more than likely a scam and this one is. We have received multiple emails that claim to offer a free Dell Laptop when you test drive one. The site is not affiliated with Dell or its affiliates. If you receive an email with the subject line […]

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Beware of Antispymv.com a Malicious Website

Beware of Antispymv.com a Malicious Website

Antispymv.com is a browser hijacker that distributes Antivir Solution Pro program and other fake antivirus solutions. This rogue software spreads from a Trojan and is installed automatically without user’s knowledge and consent. Type: Misleading Application / Browser Hijacker Publisher: Antispymv.com Risk Impact: Medium Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP Behavior: […]

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How to Remove Antivirus GT

How to Remove Antivirus GT

Antivirus GT is a rogue anti-virus program. Graffiti-Blogger.com is the site that promotes Antivirus GT program. This security risk can be downloaded by clicking on certain Internet advertisements, but it must be manually installed. When a user downloads Antivirus GT and runs a scan, the program reports false scan alerts. The user is then prompted […]

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Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

Microsoft Security Essentials Beta

Microsoft has announced the launch of a new beta for the next version of its Security Essentials anti-malware and virus protection software for Windows, formerly known as Morro. The next version of Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE) includes a number of new features over the first version of the free anti-malware service, which initially arrived in […]

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Google Pagerank Update July 20 was Minor

Google has started the inner pages Pagerank update and this is what many webmasters are also seeing. The homepage (official declaration) of the PR update is not yet done. I noticed only few PR changes on some internal pages on TechJaws.com. This could be the beginning of the major Pagerank update for all pages, including […]

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