Tag Archives: Malware

Court Notice to Appear Scam

Court Notice to Appear Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from a court, claiming that the recipient appear on the date and time indicated in the email. This email has an attachment notification that is harmful to the user’s computer if the file is downloaded and extracted. The zip file is loaded with a Malware executable. The email is […]

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Beware of Victoria’s Secret Survey Scam

Beware of Victoria’s Secret Survey Scam

There’s an email purporting to be from Victoria’s Secret, claiming that if you take the online survey your next purchase at Victoria’s Secret is absolutely FREE* (up to $1,000). This sounds too good to be true, and it is. This is a scam to get recipients to click on the link embedded in the email. […]

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Easter E-Cards Serving Up Trojans

The holidays are a time when cyber crooks hunt for victims by distributing Trojans and or Malware in hopes that users will click on links inside an email to read their greeting card. The links in these emails will take users to malicious web sites that install Trojans and or Malware on the user’s computer. […]

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Facebook Password Changed Email Comes with Malware

Facebook Password Changed Email Comes with Malware

There’s an email purporting to be from Facebook, claims that the users password was changed due to security reasons. This attack was originally reported by the security firm Sophos. The email messages come in a variety of subject lines including “Facebook Service”, “Facebook Support”, “Your password has been changed”, and “Your account is blocked.” The […]

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Beware of Fake Online Casino

Beware of Fake Online Casino

The site is a fake and a fraud. This is one gamble I would not take, not even with play money. The site, goldrushonline.info claims to offer a $777 bonus for signing up. This fake casino website is listed in Blacklist. Trustworthiness, vendor reliability, privacy and child safety of this site is very poor. (More […]

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Why You Should Turn Off Microsoft Auto Updates

Why You Should Turn Off Microsoft Auto Updates

If you were one of the unlucky users who installed the last security update (MS10-015) you may be experiencing Windows XP crashes. You can read more about this issue from our article posted on February 12, 2010 here. How to turn off Microsoft Auto Updates: Go to Start/Control Panel/Automatic Updates and select Turn off Automatic […]

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Avoid this Deceptive TV Commercial and Website

Their TV ads are deceptive and they try to fool users in believing that their product can speed up your PC. The commercial is called Finally Fast and the website is FinallyFastPC.com. They have been airing their TV commercial for almost a year. I am sure you have seen this commercial and noticed how bad […]

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Social Networks Under Attack

Here we go again! Just over a week ago there have been many Acai Berry tweets being sent throughout Twitter from bogus accounts. These Twitter messages are promoting a free trial of an acai berry dietary supplement. Security experts say that social-networking spam is particularly effective because it can’t be filtered at the corporate firewall […]

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