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2013-05-24 23:34:27

Following this week´s spate of fake Amazon emails containing dangerous spyware, idcloak technologies recommends an alternative form of antivirus protection: by using a Live USB for internet access, users are immune to web-transmitted malware. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Following the recent outbreak of fake Amazon emails delivering keylogger viruses to UK internet users, the security team at idcloak Technologies has identified a new form of antivirus protection that safeguards...

2013-05-24 23:28:24

OnlineVirusRepair.com can now clean computers from cyber junk and remove viruses in record time, saving people a trip to the local computer shop. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Traditionally, virus removal and other computer support services involved a painful drive down to the local computer shop, which often resulted in costly service bills, and a long time without a computer. The Security Experts at OnlineVirusRepair.com have created a new service that allows consumers and...

2013-05-16 23:26:30

Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is warning Facebook users about two recent scams circulating on the popular social media website. The first scam is an exaggerated warning for a fake virus and the second scheme is a fake video that prompts victims to download malware. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Scambook, the Internet's leading complaint resolution platform, is warning Facebook users about two recent scams circulating on the popular social media...

2013-05-06 23:18:18

The worldwide average of infected PCs is 31%; U.S. falls below average with almost 28% of computers infected nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 PandaLabs, Panda Security´s anti-malware laboratory, today published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2013. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, more than six and a half million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware...

2013-05-03 23:20:45

The rapidly spreading FBI Virus has shown little mercy while infecting thousands of computers. OnlineVirusRepair.com announces new removal options for users infected with the FBI virus. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 The FBI Virus has kept security experts and information technology experts busy this past year, but there doesn´t seem to be any end in sight for this type of ransomware scam. The FBI Virus, along with other fictitious names, such as the Department of Justice...

2013-05-02 23:18:44

When a computer system gets infected with any kind of virus, it´s important to remove them quickly to safeguard the computer and the data stored in it. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 Today, computers have become very much essential for individuals and companies who heavily depend on these modern machines to help accomplish a wide variety of works. This is the reason when a computer system starts malfunctioning it virtually becomes a nightmare for the user. Reports suggest that a...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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