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Phishing Scams Continue Upward Trend In First Quarter 2014
2014-06-30 13:29:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cyber criminals have continued to cast a line and looked to lure in unsuspecting computer users as phishing scams saw a sharp increase in the first quarter of 2014. According to the Anti-Phishing Work Group (APWG) there was a 10.7 percent rise in phishing-related cyber-crime over the previous quarter. This is especially worrisome warns the APWG as the group had previously reported that 2013 was one of the heaviest years for phishing on...

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...

2014-06-19 16:24:51

New update of CM Security app also removes pre-installed Star N9500 smartphone spyware SAN FRANCISCO, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cheetah Mobile Inc. (NYSE: CMCM), the world's leading mobile applications provider, today released an updated version of its CM Security app to address two current mobile security threats: The Simplelocker ransomeware designed to encrypt and take hostage smartphone data, as well as the pre-installed spyware on Star N9500 smartphones. CM Security is a...

2014-06-10 23:15:40

Parents cannot stand over their children’s shoulders watching their every move online. Luckily, Spyrix tracks the keystrokes and captures screenshots to give parents peace of mind. (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Spyrix is proud to announce the launch of the complimentary version of their internet monitoring service. Spyrix Free Keylogger is designed for home use. Parents and guardians can now monitoring their children’s or teens’ internet activity. Main features of Spyrix Free Keylogger...

2014-05-26 23:01:42

The world’s fastest and lightest PC cleaner YAC, Yet Another Cleaner, from the gurus at Elex do Brasil deliver it to the world with a benchmark anti-spyware badge from OPSWAT. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Elex do Brasil recently launched its new PC Cleaner software, Yet Another Cleaner (YAC). Dubbed ‘The World Fastest & Lightest PC Cleaner’, the OPSWAT certified PC Cleaner is expected to provide solutions for some of the most complicated online security issues today. “We are proud to...

2014-05-26 08:21:39

YAC PC Cleaner earned OPSWAT Certification - an industry benchmark for anti-spyware. NEW YORK, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Elex do Brasil recently launched its new PC Cleaner software, Yet Another Cleaner - YAC. Dubbed 'The World Fastest & Lightest PC Cleaner' - the OPSWAT certified PC Cleaner is expected to provide solutions for some of the most complicated online security issues today. "We are proud to announce that Yet Another Cleaner recently received OPSWAT...

2014-05-22 16:23:43

PORTLAND, Ore., May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bonzi, a leading sports solution and technology company, today announced their partnership with the U.S. Soccer Federation, the governing body for soccer in the United States. As the Official Technology Solution of the U.S. Soccer Referee Program, Bonzi will bring new technology to U.S. Soccer making it easier for referees across the country to become certified and assigned. With a goal to expand the number of certified referees over...

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...

2014-05-07 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...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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