Category Archives for "Computer Security"

New Gmail Phishing Email Very Hard To Spot

New Gmail Phishing Email Looks Identical To Gmail Login Page As you know, phishing schemes are increasingly sophisticated, with fakes that appear nearly indistinguishable from genuine websites or email. Today we share with you a new Gmail phishing email scheme that is highly effective because it is difficult to spot. While this attack vector is targeted […]

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Fake Windows Update is Actually Fantom Ransomware Encrypting Your Files

Fake Windows Update Installs Fantom Ransomware Fantom is a new ransomware that mimics a real Windows update. It displays a false Windows Update screen as seen below but in the background it encrypts your files. It is part of a growing trend of viruses that look like software we know and trust. And because we […]

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Why Giving Your Phone Number To Facebook Can Be A Bad Idea

Giving Your Phone Number To Facebook May Result In Inappropriate, Out Of Context Friend Suggestions Have you ever received a friend suggestion on Facebook for a co-worker, supervisor, or client? Have you considered some of those suggestions inappropriate or highly unwanted? You’re not alone. But just how does Facebook decide who makes it to your […]

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How To Improve Computer Security by Removing Administrator Rights in Windows

Why And How To Remove Administrator Rights From Your Windows Computer Hi, I’m Adam Thorn President of TUCU tech you can use.   Today I’m going to tell you why, and how to remove Administrator rights from your computer.  The process has many steps, however they are simple to do. I have outlined them in […]

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Are You Guilty Of These Two Bad Small Business Computer Security Habits?

Small Business Computer Security Habits When it comes to small business computer security, prevention costs less, hurts less, and makes more sense. So why is it that so many of us still fail to practice the basics that can protect from big, expensive computer problems? It boils down to a lack of understanding. You may not […]

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What do antivirus scanners on your PC actually look for in a file?

We love reddit, because amidst photos of cute puppies (our favourite category), internet memes and various online shenanigans, there are many insightful, intelligent people sharing good information. In the snippet below, a reddit user answers the question “What do antivirus scanners on your PC actually look for in a file?”. It’s a great answer, so […]

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5 Steps To Protect Yourself From Dangerous Malware Cocktail

Protection From Malware Cybercrime Group Combines 3 Threats Into A Dangerous Malware Cocktail While the RCMP is putting together a special task force to tackle rapidly growing cybercrime, you’re online everyday, and you need tips to stay safe.  A group of cybercriminals have taken 3 very powerful and effective malware tools and packaged them to […]

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