Cryptolocker and You

Cryptolocker and You - Cryptolocker0

In the world of internet security, new versions and variants of malware appear on a daily basis, although relatively few pieces of new malware actually get notable time in the spotlight. Despite all the discussion of worms and backdoors, much of the time, new works of malware these days are designed simply to facilitate browser […]

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Outbreak Alert – Backdoor.Win32.ZAccess

Outbreak Alerts by StopSign Internet Security let you know when specific malware infections are trending, describe what they do, and provide tips on how to avoid them. What Backdoor.Win32.ZAccess Does: Downloads Malicious Rogue Anti-Virus Packages Significantly Slows Down the Infected Machine Displays False Error Messages Restricts Access to Various System Functions How It Infects: Can […]

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Outbreak Alert – Cryptolocker

Outbreak Alerts by StopSign Internet Security let you know when specific malware infections are trending, describe what they do, and provide tips on how to avoid them. What Cryptolocker Does: Encrypts Personal Documents Demands Payment in Exchange for Decrypting Personal Documents Significantly Slows Down the Infected Machine How It Infects: Primarily email attachments, but can […]

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10 “Back To School” Tips To Protect Your Kids Online

The first day of school has come and gone for most of us here in America, and for our kids it’s the final nail in the coffin for Summer. For parents it’s often a time to celebrate a few more hours of quiet in the house after months of neighbor kids coming over, debates over […]

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Smartphone Pictures, Exif, and Personal Privacy

They’re everywhere. In our homes. Offices. Schools. They contain sensitive information about us, identify our children, and have enough data about us to let criminals walk right into our homes. I’m talking, of course, about the digital photos on your smart phone. An over-dramatization? Perhaps, but not by a lot. Recently there’s been a lot […]

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