Category Archives: Security

Domain Listings Scam

UPDATE 04/10/18: It was brought to our attention that they’ve changed their letter a bit. The letter you receive will probably look different from the image below but the gist of it will be the same. We don’t think they mention their BBB listing either. We LOVE hearing that this post has helped you make […]

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Facebook Dislike Button Scam

Facebook Dislike button scam making the rounds.

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Automatically Check Your Level of Privacy on Facebook

Reclaim Privacy website will help you keep your Facebook profile information private.

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Perform Your Automatic Windows Update

If you see the Microsoft Update Icon in your system tray, that means you need to take action and apply a security update to Windows.

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Fake Firefox Adobe Flash Player

Be careful downloading and installing anything from a source that you do not completely trust. There is a fake version of Adobe Flash player circulating which will install malware on your computer.

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Google Malware Warning System Glitch?

Ok, maybe it was just me, but earlier today any search through Google displayed the malware warning below the returned result. First, my wife and I were searching for Petsmart and my wife noticed this warning: I thought that was odd, but large sites have been hacked before.  So maybe they were having some problems.  […]

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Koobface Virus Shows Up on Facebook

Facebook has quickly become one of the most popular Social Networking websites around and that is something that virus writers, hackers and other bad guys have certainly noticed. There have been reports of those wacky Nigerians hacking into Facebook accounts and impersonating the user to try to scam money from their friends and reports of […]

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Adobe Flash Player Clickjacking Vulnerability

The recently reported clickjacking vulnerability affecting Adobe Flash Player could also allow a hacker to remotely activate a computer’s microphone and webcam (meaning they could see and hear what you were doing). The Adobe Security Blog is reporting that a Flash Player patch should be available by the end of October and until it is […]

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Autodesk Design Review DWF Viewer Vulnerability

Secunia is reporting a vulnerability with Autodesk’s Design Review DWF Viewer which can lead to a compromised PC. The vulnerability stems from a flaw in the ActiveX control including the insecure “SaveAs()” method. If exploited, arbitrary files on the compromised computer can be overwritten. This vulnerability was originally discovered by “bruiser” from Nine Situations Group […]

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Internet Security Suites

Most new computers these days come preloaded with some form of Internet Security, usually McAfee or, *gasp*, Norton.  These are usually in the form of a trial version for up to 15 months with the hopes that, when the trial period is expired you will be so intimidated by the thought of installing a different […]

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