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Entries Tagged as 'Virus'

It’s not their fault, really

December 17th, 2014 · No Comments

I have spoken and written about technology for many years now. One of the common themes I try to insist is that it is not always someone you can blames fault. Very specifically, Worms, Trojans, Viruses and other malicious software is not often intentionally put on your computers or networks by a user or web […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Got Questions? Ask away!

September 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Do you have a Technology. Computer, Server, Network or Security¬†Question and don’t know who to ask? Jump on over to Ward Computers LinkedIn account, follow us and ask away! https://www.linkedin.com/company/ward-computers?trk=nmp_rec_act_company_name

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Tags: Backing up · E-Mail Issues · Hard Drives · Hardware · Internet · Malware · Networking · Optimizing · Purchasing · Security · Software · Speeding Up · Trojans · Virus · Wireless · Worms

Got Tech Questions?

September 3rd, 2014 · No Comments

Do you have a Technology Question and don’t know who to ask? Jump on over to Ward Computers LinkedIn account, follow us and ask away! https://www.linkedin.com/company/ward-computers?trk=nmp_rec_act_company_name

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Tags: Backing up · E-Mail Issues · Hard Drives · Hardware · Internet · Malware · Networking · Optimizing · Purchasing · Security · Software · Speeding Up · Trojans · Virus · Wireless · Worms

Android malware: how to keep your device safe from filecoders (and everything else)

June 8th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I have been evaluating the ESET Security Software for Android for about a month now. I have nothing negative to report and nothing spectacular to report either. Regardless, below is part of an e-mail and blog alert from them I felt needed to be passed along. “You may have seen the news in the past […]

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Tags: Guest Article · Malware · Security · Software · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Removing and Cleaning up the Fake FBI scare warning

December 19th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Though this internet nasty has been around a while, it seems to have found a few new tricks for infecting your computers. It primarily prevents you from booting your computer up and has a wild accusation. This rootkit is simply a window that covers your entire screen and “alerts” you that the FBI has found […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms