Gift Card Balance Scams (And Other Ways To Ruin A Gift)

Avoiding Gift Card Scams

Gift cards are a popular item any time during the year, but they’re especially so during the holiday season. Gift cards to Starbucks, Walmart, Olive Garden, and a host of other stores and restaurants make great stocking stuffers and help ease the anxiety for shopping for picky people on our shopping lists. The only downside […]

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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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