I don’t have many pet peeves, but just like any other person on Earth, I have a couple. “What are they?” you may ask? In no specific order, they’re Someone taking my food without asking Hacking my account for fun (my friends have done this to me) Separating malware from viruses. I know, that last [...]
Computer viruses are rapidly changing and evolving as next-generation malware pieces are produced. Over the last couple years, we have seen an increase in malware volume and sophistication. Hackers are devising new types of malware mechanisms that most common PC users see as single executable records that execute a predefined content conduct. In such situations, [...]
Ransomware is a type of malicious software that holds your computer hostage until a ransom demand is met. The vice took the IT world by storm in 2013 with the launch of Cryptolocker, malicious program that infected computers and changed the login credentials effectively denying users access their computers. More recent ransomware variants encrypt the [...]
System Mechanic is not new to me. I have had the opportunity and privilege to use their previous version of the software before, and it was great. This new version is even better. You might ask what System Mechanic does, and in just a few words, it is an all in one tool that you [...]
Recently, Android users have been thrown into a bit of an Android Malware scare after Lookout discovered a new piece of malware called 'BadNews' in as many as 32 Google Play apps. Although somewhere between 2 million and 9 million Android devices have been estimated to be infected, if you haven't downloaded any Russian clone [...]
If you arrived here on DragonBlogger.com via Google Chrome, you may have been presented with the following error: This started happening yesterday and it is related to Google Safesearch flagging subdomains hosted on Bluehost (the parent company of HostMonster which hosts DragonBlogger.com) having some domains serving malware. If you dig further by clicking on the [...]
Some people over the years have been convinced to buy Apple products and computers solely because they think they are invulnerable to viruses, malware, spyware, etc. Most of us in the know have learned and just plain know better. For those lulled in to a false sense of security that comes with that glowing apple [...]
Microsoft Security Essentials marked Google Chrome as malware the Zeus bot specifically, deliberate?
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