Computer Virus ,Antivirus & other Threats

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3 Basics for safer downloading

These days, downloading or simply clicking on unverified links can be quite risky. Here are some of the basics you should know to keep your computer safe. 1. Get ready: Strengthen your computer’s defenses New threats emerge hourly, and can come from anywhere—email, websites and removable media like USB keys and CDs. Up-to-date anti-virus software … Continue reading

Top 5 Threat Protection Best Practices

Small businesses are especially vulnerable to computer viruses and lost or stolen data, since they typically lack the IT resources to deal with these threats. Inadequately protected computers open the door to annoying infections, or worse, serious business disruption. Below are five simple and effective strategies to help you protect your business against an ever-increasing … Continue reading

But Macs don’t get viruses … or do they?

>Today 1 in 5 consumer PCs is a Mac so they are a tasty target for hackers, spammers and criminals. See these two brief videos for more info: Do Macs get viruses?

Free Anti virus protection for Macs

>Introducing Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition Sophos has released their latest free tool – Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition. This is their first consumer anti-malware product designed to provide Mac home users with up–to-the-hour protection that is simple to use and FREE! Sophos Anti-Virus for Mac Home Edition features: • Full protection from … Continue reading

How to get rid of a common and current vicious virus

We are getting a lot of calls about a vicious virus that is getting through most of the popular anti virus programs. As always, we have the answer so the way to deal with this is as follows: 1. Go to http://www.download.com/ 2. In the search box on this site type Malwarebytes and click Search … Continue reading

Protect Yourself From Dangerous Viruses

Several of our clients have found that their computers were infected by a nasty ‘antivirus software’ virus. Read this article to learn how to spot the virus and for tips on how to prevent infection of your systems! Based on initial analysis, this virus arrives mainly via spammed email messages that contain a link to … Continue reading