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Part Four of the Practical Security Series: First Hand Story

The following is a first-hand story from one of our business partners. I thought it was worth sharing as we often feel that certain “types” of software programs and utilities are safe because of their nature or purpose. 2,255 more words


How to Remove Annoying Popup Ads

I was recently asked to recommend popup blocking software. I pointed out that today’s browsers come with adequate pop-up blocking. However, if annoying popup ads persist while using an up-to-date browser, the problem is more likely caused by popup software installed on the computer – called “adware”. 167 more words

Computers And Internet

Google takes down fake anti-virus app that duped 10,000 users on Play Store

A 17-year-old scam artist allegedly ripped off 10,000 people who purchased a fake anti-virus app.

His app made it to number one on the Google Play Store… 684 more words


The war against adware

Recently an article popped up about a paid virus protection app being number on the Google Play Store. This app as it turns out, is malicious. 339 more words



I think I will get on people’s nerves with these random browser hijackers posts, but you know when you get to know them, it suddenly gets funny. 797 more words

Computer Safety

Protect Your Computer From Adware & Spyware

Are you annoying of adware and spyware every time you open any websites? They have now reached epidemic proportions. They are every where in the cyber world. 432 more words


Apple Responds Slowly to Fake App in App Store

According to Tor developers, they tried unsuccessfully for months to get Apple to remove a potentially malicious Tor browser app from the iOS App Store. Notices sent to Apple produced little response, other than to say the company is allowing the app’s developer to defend it. 95 more words

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