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Why you need to know about the Poweliks threat

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Most of us have suffered the horrors of a computer virus at some point, and we know the damage that can be caused by these security infections. Our work gets disrupted as IT systems go down and, if we’re really unlucky, sensitive and valuable data might be lost or even leaked. But there’s a silver […]

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How to protect yourself against Poweliks

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Think your security is taken care of with a frequent anti-virus scan? Think again. While we’ve all become used to the idea that viruses, worms and other malware – however much disruption and damage they cause to our systems – can be detected and removed thanks to the tracks they leave as they create havoc, […]

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What is Poweliks and why should you care?

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As far as viruses, worms and other security infections go, there are probably none quite as frustrating as Poweliks. While most threats can wreak havoc on your computer system and cause untold damage to your business as day-to-day processes are interrupted by unstable IT, information leaks and data losses, the majority at least leave a […]

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Use Facebook? You could be infected

There are many factors that could cause a business to fail, and with many businesses relying heavily on technology, any failure of technical systems could spell disaster for your company. One such way systems could fail is if they are unsecured. Software like malware and Trojans could be introduced into your systems and cause untold […]

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New malware infects via browser

As technology and programs become more sophisticated, so do the viruses and malware that affect them. Traditional malware is transmitted as a program that users have to download onto their system. A new malware program has been developed to transmit over Facebook, and instead of infecting a system, it infects a browser, making it nearly […]

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Watch out! Facebook used to spread worms

The security of a network and the systems within it is top of mind for many IT professionals and business owners. As such, many small business owners are implementing security measures to ensure their system stays secure. There’s a new malware program that could threaten the security of your system, regardless of which OS you […]

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FBI to pull plug on DNSChanger

The Internet has become one of the most important tools in our personal and professional lives. It’s hard to imagine what life would be like without it. There’s a chance that may happen for users who’ve been infected by the DNSChanger Trojan. This nasty Trojan has infected many computers around the world and has forced […]

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DNSChanger infected could lose Internet

Viruses and Trojans have been infecting computers almost as long as computers have been in businesses. Some are relatively harmless, while others bring systems down. One Trojan, DNSChanger, was malicious enough to force the FBI to step in. For infected users, this could mean that their Internet won’t work after July 9. While the source […]

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Trojan could force users offline

July 9. That’s the date the US FBI plans to shut down the Internet, for some users at least. In January, the FBI and Estonian authorities managed to shut down one of the largest malware infections seen to date. The major feature of this malware, called DNS Changer, is that it blocked users from conducting […]

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OS X Trojan Takes Users Unawares

Macs running OS X are often touted as the most secure machines. While OS X is definitely more secure than other operating systems, it may not be as secure as owners think. A new trojan that takes advantage of a security flaw in OS X has been discovered, and it’s a doozy. This has the […]

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