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What Counts as Malware?

2019-09-25T07:41:04-07:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Internet|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

Malwarefox: One of the Easiest Ways to Remove Malware

2018-05-30T05:29:23-07:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Software|Tags: , , |

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, [...]

Understanding Ransomware and What To Do If you Become a Victim

2017-08-10T11:14:46-07:00August 10th, 2017|Categories: Internet|Tags: , |

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 [...]

Recent Technology News – Android Malware, Blackstone Exits Dell Buyout

2013-10-19T20:31:50-07:00April 28th, 2013|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

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 [...]

No Malware On DragonBlogger.com

2012-09-21T12:12:42-07:00September 21st, 2012|Categories: blogging, Internet|Tags: |

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 [...]

Mac OS X Targeted By Malware Attack

2012-07-31T16:30:35-07:00August 1st, 2012|Categories: Technology|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]