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Fake security warnings are on the rise

September 4th, 2009 · No Comments

Well, it’s that time again. What time you ask? The time for more mal-ware, crap-ware, spy-ware, trojans et al. In the last 3 weeks we have received more calls per day than we receive in a normal month from people who have pop-ups claiming they are infected or who actually clicked on the pop-up and […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Soap Box · Trojans · Virus · Worms

Ninite, Installing needed programs the easy way

July 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments

So you are building a new PC or reinstalling your current computer. Great for you! Once you have installed Windows and the Motherboard / hardware drivers you know you need Adobe Reader, Flash Player, JAVA and a dozen other common programs. Well instead of spending the next 3 hours going to each web site and […]

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Tags: Internet · Software

Koobface.HJV – Spreading in the wild via FACEBOOK

February 28th, 2011 · No Comments

Well, last week I finally started a FaceBook account, today I find out about this, though it is no big surprise and why I try very hard to be careful when using a computer period. Sonicwall Research team has discovered a new malicious Worm spreading in the wild. The Worm spreads via Facebook profiles and […]

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Tags: Malware · Security · Trojans · Virus · Worms

More Phishing to steal your passwords and give you stress

February 10th, 2021 · No Comments

The phishing scams are out and in full force. If you follow us on social media, we have linked you to numerous scams and how to avoid them. If you don’t follow us on social media, then you probably didn’t know. These scams come in all forms and styles of emails. Below are several examples […]

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2017’s Office Safe Halloween Costume Ideas

October 30th, 2017 · No Comments

This year, I got started posting costume ideas late, I apologize. If you followed @WardComputers on Social Media, you would have been seeing these all along. Here are this years ideas:

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