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2012-12-20 05:01:36

OnlineVirusRepair.com reports a drastic increase in virus and spyware activity for 2012, along with the popular fake antivirus scam. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 Computers are an essential part of our lives. They provide us an endless amount of useful information, communication, and simplicity. When computers stop functioning properly, it can create a huge headache and greatly impact productivity. OnlineVirusRepair.com, an online virus removal company based in San Luis...

2012-12-09 05:03:18

One device with multiple functions puts privacy, protection, and portability in the palm of one's hand. Today the computer became significantly smaller, safer and completely secure with the launch of Pocket Desktop, the first USB drive that turns any computer into one´s personal computer, complete with unprecedented capabilities and security functions. New York City, NY (PRWEB) December 07, 2012 Designed by a retired Naval Intelligence Officer, the Pocket Desktop packs all of the...

2012-12-09 05:02:43

Computer viruses and malware is on the rise again and it is now spreading via social media sites. Aware Bear Computers is offering virus & malware removal services. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) December 08, 2012 There is good news coming for computer owners affected by malware programs and computer viruses in the Rochester, New York area; Aware Bear Computers is now offering virus & malware removal services for $69.00--in store only. Additionally, their expert technicians deliver reliable...

More Mac Malware Found By Intego
2012-12-04 12:28:23

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this spring, a Russian security firm discovered a trojan piece of malware which took advantage of a Java vulnerability on many computers, Macs and PCs alike. This trojan, known as “Flashback,” was used to enlist some 600,000 infected computers into a botnet. Some of these computers were even located at Apple´s own 1 Infinite Loop campus in Cupertino, California. Now, the security experts at Intego have...

JAXA Data Stolen By Malware
2012-12-01 09:51:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports — Your Universe Online Information about one of the Japanese space program's newest rockets was stolen from a desktop computer that had been infected with malware, officials from the organization revealed on Friday. A computer housed at the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Tsukuba Space Center northeast of Tokyo had been discovered compiling data and transmitting it to computers outside of the agency, according to Ars Technica's Dan...

Malware Targeting Middle Eastern Corporate Databases
2012-11-27 06:19:47

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Experts have uncovered a new strain of malware that modified corporate databases in the Middle East, although the virus appears to be a form of corporate sabotage rather than a high-threat cyber-weapon. “In the last couple of years, we have seen highly sophisticated malware used to sabotage the business activities of chosen targets. We have seen malware such as W32.Stuxnet designed to tamper with industrial automation...


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