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Kaspersky Anti-Virus Update Causes Major Headaches
2013-02-06 19:49:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Users of Kaspersky Labs´ anti-virus software were left without access to the Internet after installing a faulty update that was released on Monday. The Russian security firm has since issued a fix for their bad patch, but installing the fix required a few workarounds to access the Internet once more in order to download it. Users running Windows XP first began noticing the problem shortly after the update had been rolled...

2013-02-06 12:29:26

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released its 2012 Annual Security Report, which details an extremely interesting year of data theft, social networking attacks and cyber-warfare. According to the report, 31.98 percent of all computers scanned around the world had malware. With the addition of 2012's numbers, the grand total of all malware samples in PandaLabs' database has reached approximately 125 million and PandaLabs...

2013-01-23 23:01:21

Mycuredcomputer.com Announces FBI Virus Computer Repair Los Angeles Companies Require and Brings the Remote Computer Repair Chicago Needs Moreno Valley, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2013 The internet has revolutionized the world and introduced the information age, but it is not without its dangers. Computer viruses have been a threat to personal and national security for years, and they become exponentially more sophisticated over time. Fortunately, one of the latest, most widespread, and most...

Three Hackers Charged With Computer Virus Attack On Bank Accounts
2013-01-23 14:58:58

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Today, US prosecutors have brought charges against 3 hackers for their involvement with a computer virus which has been used to infect computers and steal banking information from more than one million machines. According to Bloomberg, prosecutors in the office of Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan brought charges against Mihai Ionut Paunescu, Deniss Calovskis and Nikita Kuzmin. These three men have been accused of...

2013-01-22 23:03:44

The new online interactive guides are just one more way that YooCare works to provide computer users with all of the answers they need for effective computer health and online usage. Colorado Springs, Co (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 YooCare computer care services have just announced the addition of their YooCare Interactive Computer Guide to their website. This follows the release of the YooSecurity PC Security Guide. YooCare and its security brand YooSecurity provide complete 24/7 online...

USB Drive Malware Surfaces At Two US Power Plants
2013-01-17 05:37:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The control systems of two U.S. power plants were found to be infected with malware, according to the latest quarterly newsletter from the U.S. Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT). In both cases, the infections came from USB drives used for data backup or software updates to critical systems used to control power generation equipment, the ICS-CERT said. The organization did not disclose the...

Security Experts Find Red October Virus Has Been Attacking US Computers For More Than 5 Years
2013-01-14 12:59:04

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online The Security experts at Kaspersky Labs have discovered malware which has been targeting Eastern Europe and North America since 2007. Known as “Red October,” this malware has been attacking these nations for over 5 years, stealing confidential and encrypted documents. According to the Russian security experts, this is a “high-level cyber-espionage campaign” which has successfully been installed on...

2013-01-05 05:00:40

YooCare Publishes a New Interactive Security Guide That Helps Children and Parents Learn About Internet Safety Colorado Springs, Co (PRWEB) January 04, 2013 YooCare has recently announced the launch of YooSecurity PC Security Guide, a new interactive guide designed to help children and parents learn the basics of Internet safety. Because of their dedication to providing online, subscription-based, IT technical support service, YooCare has become a leader in professional technical support...

2012-12-27 12:23:12

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, the antimalware laboratory of Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, has published its Virus Yearbook for 2012, outlining its picks for the most unique viruses of the past year. Rather than a ranking of the most widespread viruses, or those that have caused most infections, these viruses are ones that deserve mention for standing out from the more than 24 million new strains of malware that emerged. Police virus: This...

2012-12-27 05:01:18

Virus Removal Experts at OnlineVirusRepair.com express concern about new year surpassing prior years for severe computer virus and spyware activity. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 The previous year has been nothing short of an eruption of new viruses and spyware. Millions of people each year are attacked by all different sorts of viruses and malicious software, some of which aren´t even aware that their computer is infected. 2012 presented many new types of infections,...