Tag Archives: Malware

Day Zero/Zero Day for Windows XP

Tuesday April 8, 2014 is the last patch Tuesday for Windows XP. A lot of sources are stating that the malware community are sitting on a treasure trove of unused zero day exploits for Windows XP (and newer versions of … Continue reading

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Flame/Skywiper Malware

Today brings the news of a malware attack focused on the middle east and Iran. Two sets of researchers announced their findings today and many antivirus companies announced they now detect it. Not that the infection rate was so high … Continue reading

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Check your computer for this malware

The FBI and Public Safety Canada and other agencies are telling us of a malware infection of  hundreds of thousands of computer with malware that is very hard to remove. With the arrest of a gang of Estonian computer criminals … Continue reading

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Spam, bots and DDOS explained

We all know what spam is right, emails from people trying to sell us everything from “enhancement drugs” to the latest German pOrn. Am I the only one who gets German pOrn Spam? Spam broadly saying is any unwanted or unsolicited email. … Continue reading

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How do you get malware?

Seems to be the weekend of computer security postings because here comes another one. What are the ways you can be attacked by people out to do something bad to your computer. I am assuming that you have a home … Continue reading

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