Viruses and malware creators are out to attack anyone and everyone within their reach — including Mac users. Despite Apple’s insulated macOS layouts, cybercriminals are finding ways to identify and exploit vulnerabilities. Viruses that affect Macs There are four general virus types that hit Apple products, and their effects can range from merely annoying to […]
From snake-oil salesmen and pool-hall hustlers to Nigerian princes and Spanish prisoners, scams were happening long before the Internet. Unfortunately, the Internet has only made things worse.
Modern scammers can reach billions of potential victims with a single message.
If your trial version of the antivirus software that came preloaded on your computer has expired, has become out-of-date, or you were hoping to do without the protection (and cost) – think again. According to Microsoft’s latest Security Intelligence Report, “computers without antivirus software are 5.5 times more likely to be infected.
A we discussed in a previous article "How New Viruses Get Named," new viruses are being created every single day. It is impossible for any one person to keep up with all of them, and I am not the expert on this issue, so I decided to ask someone who is.
We try to keep up with new viruses on this blog to protect our readers from the newest scams and viruses, but that is a very tall task. Thousands of viruses are currently circulating on the Internet with more being discovered daily. So how does a virus get it’s name? (more…)
Does your business go across platforms?
If your business uses tablets or does any cross platform activities, it would be worth the upgrade. Since Windows 8 works well on PCs and tablets, the transition from one to the other is seamless. Windows 8 also gives more access to SkyDrive, so you can get your documents very easily from home, on the road, or at work.