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Whats App scam - be careful

WhatsApp now has over 1 billion users – what a great target for scammers.  If you only get a minuscule percentage of people falling for your scam, it is still a big number. 84 more words


Standard ransomware fee increased

Ransomware is the situation where someone takes control of your PC and demands money to give you the control (and access to all your files) back again.   93 more words


Really Nasty WordPress Hack Making the Rounds

Oh, yuck. It looks like there’s a really nasty WordPress hack going around. “In the past four days, researchers from three separate security firms have reported that a large number of legitimate WordPress sites have been hacked to silently redirect visitors to a series of malicious sites. 103 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Google Taking Stand Against Deceptive Download Buttons

Google is taking a stand against deceptive download buttons. “You may have encountered social engineering in a deceptive download button, or an image ad that falsely claims your system is out of date. 19 more words


Article: Relive the nightmare of an old-school computer virus at the new Malware museum

I’ve spent the last few years fighting different viruses on different computers. One of the many joys of working at various radio stations is the number of people working on certain computers. 35 more words


Infected Android games

This week McAfee found malware in 60 games that were available for download in the Play Store for Android phones.

Be especially careful if you are downloading games.   50 more words


LinkedIn Phishing

Here is a copy of the latest phishing attack.

Note that it is NOT from LinkedIn

Do not click on the link – it will install malware on your PC… 46 more words