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2014-06-24 00:21:07

WASHINGTON, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Computer users around the world cite the risk of security threats from malware as the top reason not to use unlicensed software. Among their specific concerns are intrusions by hackers and loss of data. Yet a striking 43 percent of the software installed on personal computers globally in 2013 was not properly licensed. These and other findings released today in the BSA Global Software Survey underscore the need for effective software...

2014-06-19 16:29:00

ATLANTA, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's Inc. and a franchisee secretly collected thousands of screen shots and key stroke logs from computers leased to two Colorado attorneys, a class action lawsuit filed in Atlanta federal court today by Herman Gerel LLP and co-counsel alleges. Lawyers Michael Peterson and Matthew Lyons, who leased several computers from Aspen Way Enterprises, Inc., an Aaron's franchisee, in Fort Collins, Colo., accuse the companies of remotely capturing...

2014-05-16 23:02:55

ZookaWare, an Alaska based Software and IT Support company, has announced a new software program called ITZooka offering unlimited remote support from U.S. based support technicians. Anchorage, Alaska (PRWEB) May 16, 2014 ZookaWare has announced ITZooka, an unlimited remote tech support and PC optimization software program. While ZookaWare previously offered ITZooka only as a remote support service this new software release makes it easier than ever to get help with your computer. The...

Adware Being Seen More Often On Mac Computers
2014-05-16 11:02:59

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Malware makers may be many things – but stupid isn't one of them. Those who have created adware and spyware know that you need to go where the masses are. That used to be the PC, which is why Windows was for so long a prime target for adware. While the folks at Apple won't have reason to celebrate, there are reports that more and more OS X users on the Mac platform are falling victim to adware and spyware infections. It is still less...

2014-05-12 23:04:22

Fresh off the launch of its first OS X® product, software development company Uniblue is pleased to announce the release of that particular product’s Windows® counterpart. (PRWEB) May 12, 2014 PC Mechanic is built on a very simple, yet effective principle: to fix and clean PCs. Starting by giving the PC a thorough scan, PC Mechanic then enables the user to make the most of four powerful features to get the maintenance process going: Fix Windows Registry Errors: PC Mechanic’s...

2014-05-07 23:11:46

Reliable and Secure Hard Drive Protection, Clean Slate 7 automatically removes unwanted downloads, software installations, and all effects of user mischief, including spyware and adware. Plymouth, Indiana (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Fortres Grand Corporation, a leading developer of easy to use, highly effective desktop security, access control, and reporting software, announces Clean Slate Version 7 for Windows 8.1/8/7. Clean Slate is powerful hard drive protection which discards unwanted...

2014-05-06 23:07:19

The Crypto Malware Evolution Moves on Full Speed Ahead with New Variant - Adding a Third Cyber Gang Effort to Rake in High Stakes Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Security Awareness Training expert KnowBe4 issued a warning of a third criminal ransomware gang ramping up their attacks. The malware is called CryptorBit, (also known as HowDecrypt), and follows a very similar attack process as CryptoLocker and CryptoDefense, but the malware corrupts the first 512 or 1024 bytes of -any- data...

2014-04-21 23:03:22

Remote eavesdropping and spyware can now be detected with certainty. SpyWarn™ is a (patent pending) forensic methodology used to evaluate smartphones for spyware and covert remote eavesdropping. This new TSCM approach is 100% effective. Oldwick, NJ (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Business espionage, personal spying and government snooping are pandemic facts of 21st Century life. Cell phones are the top technical targets. Until SpyWarn™ 2.0, most anti-spyware apps provided little protection,...

2014-04-17 23:10:20

herdProtect Anti-Malware Scanner is a cloud-based Windows desktop program which detects malicious threats, spyware and adware by utilizing 68 of the leading industry anti-malware scanners. (PRWEB) April 17, 2014 Reason Software Company Inc. releases beta version of herdProtect, a cloud-based solution that offers a second-line of defense against malware by utilizing the brawn and combined wisdom of the industry's leading 68 anti-malware engines. herdProtect is designed to work in...

2014-03-03 23:02:28

Uroburos - Highly Complex Spyware With Russian Roots Bochum, Germany (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Security experts at G Data have discovered and analyzed highly sophisticated and complex spyware. This is designed to steal highly sensitive secret information from high potential networks such as national institutions, intelligence services or large corporations. The rootkit, called Uroburos, works autonomously and spreads in the infected networks on its own. Even computers that are not directly...


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  • Scandinavian punch made of claret and aquavit with spices and raisins and orange peel and sugar.
This word comes from the Swedish 'glogg,' which is an alteration of 'glodgat,' mulled (wine).
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