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Busted scammer resorts to death threats

When his phone rang and he began to listen to the crook on the other end, Jakob Dulisse wasn’t fooled for an instant by the “Microsoft tech support” scam. 713 more words

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FTC smackdown! More fake support scammers taken out...

It’s less than a month since we last wrote about fake support call scammers in the USA getting taken out by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). 815 more words

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What is the difference between a VIRUS, Spyware, Malware or Trojan Horses?

What is the difference between a VIRUS, Spyware, Malware or Trojan Horses?

What is the difference between VIRUS, Spyware, Malware or Trojan Horses?

Well by simple definition a COMPUTER VIRUS is a piece of code that is capable of copying or replicating itself and typically has a harmful effect, such as corrupting the Windows Operating System or Destroying a User’s Personal Data Files such as Pictures, Documents or Emails. 641 more words

Android "police warning" ransomware - how to avoid it, and what to do if you get caught

Special thanks to Ferenc László Nagy of SophosLabs Hungary and Savio Lau of SophosLabs Canada for providing research for this article. 745 more words

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