Tag: Malware

The State Of Malware

Malwarebytes reports that ransomware detections increased 90% between 2016 and 2017 but that development of ransomware families have grown stale. While ransomware continues to be a threat, trends indicate that state sponsored ‘bad actors’ have... Read More

How To Stay Safe While Online Shopping!

Black Friday is just around the corner and with that comes hot deals but also malware trying to capitalize on this busy time of the year! Check out these tips for how to stay safe while online shopping this holiday season!  Use Familiar Websites –... Read More

Five Steps To Improve Your Online Safety

With October being Cyber Security Awareness Month we’ve got a jam-packed month of tips and deals to keep you safe! First off, 5 steps to be safer online! 1. Careful what Wi-Fi networks you connect to – if you’re out and about try to only... Read More

What is Browser Hijacking?

We’ve noticed that browser hijackers are among the most common complaints among users whose computers have been infected. Unlike many viruses that linger silently in the background, browser hijackers prominently disrupt the experience of going... Read More

2016 Malware Year in Review Report – @PhishMe

An at-a-glance 2016 Year in Review Malware Infographic, with a close look at the fastest-growing attack vector of the past year: Ransomware. PhishMe’s research team found that the explosive growth of ransomware was the most significant trend of... Read More

How Can You Prevent A Ransomware Attack?

Ransomware is the digital version of extortion. It’s as simple as that. It uses age-old tactics to carry out a modern day crime, but the elements behind it are as old as human criminal activity itself. ... Read More

Fake NFL Cafisher #MaseratiRick Is a Wake Up Call for Social Media Users When Online Dating

Cybersecurity expert and author of “Swiped” Adam Levin says “Don’t take the bait!  Watch out for these red flags to avoid catfishers looking to steal your heart and your cash and follow these tips to prevent yourself from... Read More

Computer infections spike during last week’s nor’easter – @enigmasoftware

In addition to dumping more than three feet of snow in some areas of the Northeast, Winter Storm Stella may also be to blame for a spike in malware infections. Computer users who were snowed in went online and ended up with more infections than usual.... Read More

@MyRealGames Provides Safe Haven for Younger Gamers

MyRealGames Provides Safe Haven for Younger Gamers, Free From Malware, Adult Content and In-Game Purchases MyRealGames is offering children and younger gamers a safe haven to enjoy age-appropriate games, giving peace of mind to worried parents... Read More

DNSChanger Malware – July 9th – you could lose your internet access.

If you’re not sure, then you could possibly lose access to the internet on Monday, July 9th at 1201am.  Link to STORY DNS – Domain Name System – is an Internet service that converts user-friendly domains names, such as www.latenightparents.com,... Read More