help and tips on all kinds of viruses.
We all love Facebook, chance are, you are reading this found on a link on Facebook. The website giant has just clocked over 1.55 BILLION active monthly users making it one of the most subscribed too websites on the planet. Lets also put that into perspective, there are 7.125 BILLION people on this planet.
Because of […]
TalkTalk have had a hacker or hacking group contact them asking for money. Whether data has been held ransom or not, we dont yet know however the police are investigating and the company are being very restrictive on what they say.
Its looking like customer data would have been leaked and therefore any TalkTalk customer […]
Google have made a big turndown last month on some of the most hated advertising campaigns. These are of course Bundle Installers. Before our website ranked high on Google, we where displaying premium adverts for computer repair services so when terms and conditions with Google Adwords change, we get notified and the last notification we got […]
Today, uTorrent was trying to download malware to our computer. While updating our Linux Distro databases, uTorrent on 4 attempts was flagged up by Avast Free Antivirus on our office computer. This has lead us to find out where these viruses where coming from. As it turns out, it was actually advertising networks. Advertising? Sounds […]
Malvertising is basically spreading malware through the form of adverts. They inject a malicious piece of code into an advert which is then displayed on a website that hosts that companies adverts. Long and story short, a lot of websites ended up hosting this malware without even knowing it.
The malware in question isn’t something to […]
What is an AntiVirus program?
An antivirus program is basically software that prevents malicious software from installing on your software. It automatically detects a virus by matching it’s source code to a pre-downloaded database. The database gets updated usually daily by your antivirus. These updates contain what’s called ”virus definitions” and it’s these that the antivirus […]
A hacker has recently found a way to hack a virus into a chip built onto the logic board of an Apple computer. One of the best selling points of an Apple computer is the virus free life, though this could all be over, and with a bang too because this little virus cannot be […]
Last week, 24 major websites became victims of a malware attack known in the IT world has ”Malvertising”. This is basically where an advert on the page is malicious and infects the users computer with ransomware which locks down the users PC or Laptop and demands a fee to unlock the computer again. The most […]
What is it?
deal4me is a program which displays adverts across your webpage without your permission, well, that’s what it would seem, but in fact, it had your permission, it just you don’t know. These programs come from what’s called bundle installers which also come with other unwanted rubbish such as search protect, regcure pro and […]