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Is your computer a botnet?

Posted by cotojo on January 17, 2009


Home users account for 95% of all attacks mounted by botnets not only sending spam but also harvesting private data from infected machines.

Many ‘bots’ are downloaded silently in the background, purely by visiting an infected site, having firewall ports open or inadequate protection.

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Cybercriminals Increase Phishing Attacks

Posted by cotojo on November 5, 2008


Cybercriminals have been capitalizing on the global financial crisis in the past few weeks by increasing the volume of phishing and spam messages being sent.

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Sandboxed Malware – 100% Safe Surfing

Posted by cotojo on November 4, 2008


This video will show you how using a sandbox protects you from malware infections while surfing.  Quite simply, you do NOT get infected unless YOU specifically ‘recover’ the malware.

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Fake Antivirus Programs Part 5 – Using Spybot S&D

Posted by cotojo on October 28, 2008


Spybot Search & Destroy is a free program which detects and removes spyware which is not covered by antivirus programs.  This includes many of the new rogue antivirus programs which install silently in the background

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Fake Antivirus Programs Part 4 – Using Spyware Doctor

Posted by cotojo on October 23, 2008


Spyware Doctor Starter Edition is a compact utility tool that will remove and protect your computer against spyware, adware, spyware trojans, keyloggers, identity theft, hijackers, tracking threats, spybots, rogue anti-spyware, unwanted software, phishing, pop-ups, and bad Web sites.

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