That new computer runs great when it is just out of the box. It then begins to slow down as time goes by. There are definite causes to slowdowns with very few of them requiring scrapping the computer and getting a new one. There are...
A recent version of malicious software called Flashback exploits a security flaw in Java in order to install itself on Macs. Apple has released software updates for systems running OS X Lion and Mac OS X v10.6 that will update Java to fix the security... Read More
Is Google planning on integrating an antivirus scanner into Android? A just-released Google Play store app update, as well as the company’s recent acquisition of VirusTotal seem to hint that yes, Google is looking into it. Google yesterday started rolling out an update to its Google... Read More
Microsoft released a forth quarter security report stating that the worm Conficker is still infecting 1.7 million computers and work stations. This news comes more than three years after the worm was first detected. The rate of infection has increased despite widespread availability of tools to fight... Read More
DNSChanger is a trojan that will change the infected system’s Domain Name Server (DNS) settings, in order to divert traffic to unsolicited, and potentially illegal sites. This Trojan is designed to change the ‘NameServer’ Registry key value to a custom IP address. This IP address... Read More