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Cryptolocker Holds Your Files Ransom
2013-10-28 16:16:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new piece of ransomware is giving Internet users one more reason to think twice before they click a link in an email. A virus known as Cryptolocker has been infecting PCs around the world and effectively holding the files within for ransom. Users who have their files locked up by the ransomware are currently paying $300 to $700 to the criminals who run the virus to gain control of their computer. So far, there have been no reports...

2013-10-12 23:01:04

Online Computer Support Company, iRepair.net now brings new virus removal services, keeping in concern the specific needs of small businesses. (PRWEB) October 12, 2013 Unlike large business entities, small businesses have limited resources and have their own requirements, challenges to overcome and goals to meet. Keeping these facts in mind, now a highly specialized Computer Support program dedicated to small businesses has been introduced by the leading online virus removal service...

2013-10-09 23:04:54

Now, a PC user for a Slow Computer Fix can rely upon the services of a trustworthy Remote Computer Repair Company, iPrepair.net that helps resolve all technical errors in a speedy manner. (PRWEB) October 09, 2013 Whether it’s a new or an old computer, a user may come across several types of technical errors that can slow down the speed of a computer. Now, for a Slow Computer Fix or to boost the performance of a computing device, one can rely on a Remote Computer Repair service provider....

Scientists Discuss The Reality Of A Zombie Apocalypse: Exclusive
2013-10-31 11:25:44

[ Watch the Video: Microbiologists Discuss The Chances For A Zombie Apocalypse ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Hollywood has amplified the idea of a zombie apocalypse for a long time, and the stories have grown increasingly popular in pop culture, particularly due to TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' and movies like 'World War Z.' However, when you take science fiction out of the equation and add real-world science into it, a zombie virus looks a little less...

2013-09-28 23:02:48

idcloak has released an article detailing Bart PE Windows 7 live US and the protective capabilities of this technology. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 idcloak publishes a new article describing the safeguarding potential of BartPE's Windows 7 live USB technology, which creates a virtual space for online access without exposing the user's hard-drive to malware's incendiary presence. The BartPE Live USB is portable and can work on any device by creating a temporary...

2013-09-20 23:23:43

Telx Computers, one of the industry leaders in Miami computer repair, announces a new data recovery service for clients who fear they have lost data through servers crashing or files being corrupted. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 When it comes to IT problems, every employee’s worst nightmare is the loss of invaluable data. These days, many companies rely on keeping a great deal of their information contained within electronic files. These are typically stored and backed up on servers....

Researchers Look To Quantify Viral Diversity Of Mammals
2013-09-03 14:44:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In late 2002, the SARS epidemic ripped through Southeast Asia and rattled worldwide confidence in medical technology’s capacity to prevent pandemics like those that have plagued human populations throughout history. It was later discovered that the novel virus had spread to humans from mammals in Southeast Asia. By 2003, scientists had isolated the SARS virus from meat samples taken from a local market in Guangdong, China. A new...

2013-08-30 23:19:02

Virtual World for Kids’ 35th Island Debuts New Features, Includes a Full Soundtrack and Player Map Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Poptropica players will embark on a mission to locate the source of a dangerous disease with the launch of “Virus Hunter Island.” Poptropica Members with Early Access can begin their adventure today on the site’s 35th Island. Non-Members will have access to a limited demo of “Virus Hunter Island” before its public launch on Sept. 26, 2013. On...

2013-08-27 23:23:41

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’ lack of protective efforts pending antivirus and anti-malware software. In our tech savvy society, this software is what can make the difference between safety and being unprotected against cyber scams such as identity theft. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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