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Malware "Police Virus" Accuses Users Of Illegal Activity, Demands Compensation
2013-02-21 16:29:22

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online On Thursday PandaLabs, the anti-malware of Panda Security, announced that it had released new data that found cases of the so-called “Police Virus” are on the rise. However, this type of crime, known as ransomware or scareware, is not new. It holds a user´s computer hostage and demands payment — but does so by scaring users by claiming to come from legitimate law enforcement. Text that accompanies the...

Diamond Light Source Opens New Laboratory
2013-02-19 04:57:00

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Diamond Light Source, the United Kingdom's national synchrotron facility, will be helping scientists shine a little more light on serious viruses, such as those responsible for AIDS, with its new laboratory, Crystal. The new laboratory uses intense X-rays to help reveal the molecular and atomic structure of objects and materials, helping scientists to see the inner workings of pathogens and infections. "Crystal provides unique...

2013-02-15 23:03:36

New viruses are sneaking by nearly all anti-virus programs, making virus removal tricky says OnlineVirusRepair.com San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 In today´s warning, OnlineVirusRepair.com said that “unfortunately, new computer viruses slip right by the standard, or even the premium virus protection software that most people use to keep their computers healthy.” But, there is help. No matter what new virus takes over a computer and attacks its usability,...

2013-02-13 17:51:08

In a paper published by Cell Host and Microbe on Feb. 13, a research team led by Blossom Damania, PhD, of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, found that suppressing the TLK enzyme causes the activation of the lytic cycle of both EBV and KSHV. During this active phase, these viruses begin to spread and replicate, and become vulnerable to anti-viral treatments. “When TLK is present, these viruses stay latent, but...

2013-02-10 23:01:27

iRepair.net, a leading technical support company, released their intermediate report of an ongoing process of integrating their virus removal service toolkit with their remote computer repair technical stack. The integration, which started a couple of weeks earlier, is expected to take another week before it reaches a stage of completion and opens up for direct client consumption, as stated by the company. (PRWEB) February 10, 2013 iRepair.net, one of the leading companies in the space of...

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...

2013-01-23 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...


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