Virus

The Best Protection Against Rootkit Attacks

Among all the malware variants that have been discovered by information security researchers over the last few decades, rootkits are the most dangerous and pernicious. Rootkits can be defined as an assemblage of malicious scripts, subroutines, and utilities put together for the purpose of gaining total control over the infected device. The name of this […]

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Internet-Connected Toys Pose a New Computer Security Threat

Months before the busy holiday shopping season, computer security analysts are issuing warnings about an impending wave of internet-connected toys that will certainly be found under many Christmas trees in the High Desert later this year.

Devices that Connect to the Internet You May Not Know About
Some examples of internet-connected toys include My Friend Cayla, Hello […]

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New Virus Alert for Victorville Computer Users

A new computer virus designed by the United States National Security Agency could turn your computer into a digital currency mining machine without your knowledge.

Waves of New Virus Alerts Strike Computers
In the wake of the WannaCry attack, security researchers found the fingerprint of the delivery method used by the hackers in another malicious infection […]

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Detecting Keyloggers and Espionage Software

Did you know that there is a thriving industry that caters to people who enjoy to surreptitiously spy on others? Spy shops that sell telescopes, hidden cameras, voice recorders and other surveillance devices tend to do brisk business, and there is also a software side to this industry.
Protecting Your Local Business from Malware
Spy software, not […]

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The First Computer Virus Turns 30 Years Old in 2016

On any given day, computers in Apple Valley, Hesperia, Victorville, and across the High Desert are being infected with malware. From keyloggers to ransomware and from Trojans to spyware, malicious programs affect millions of computer users around the world and cause billions of dollars in economic losses, and computer security analysts believe that this is […]

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