Archive for the ‘Virus Protection’ Category

Don’t stop in the Middle of an XP Repair

Thursday, July 2nd, 2009

When your PC dies, and you are trying to bring it back to life and you find that there is no system restore point, the best thing to do is to get your xp disc and boot to the OS load.  The first repair that comes up  is for a ...

Virus writing arrest in Japan

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

It has been a long time coming, but a virus writer has finally been arrested by the Japanese authorities. According to security specialists Sophos law enforcement agencies in Kyoto, Japan, have arrested three men who stand accused of plotting to infect users of a popular P2P file-sharing network with a ...

Firefox updating message misleads users

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

Over the course of last weekend I was busy setting up some new systems. During that process I came across an old virtual machine that I decided to fire up. Upon launching Firefox on that machine I was greeted by the following:   Now what's wrong with this picture? Quite a lot if you ...

Shortening URL Service compromised

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

As pointed out by Stefan short URLs create big problems. How big those problems can get has been made very clear in an attack suffered by They claim to be the 4th most used shortening service on Twitter. In a blog posting on their site the company says that they ...

Workgroups vs Domains

Wednesday, July 1st, 2009

What’s the difference between a workgroup and a domain? Quite simply, a workgroup is defined as a network of multiple computers, configured to share resources, with out the use of a domain controller (primary sever). A domain, on the other, is a network of computers, configured to share resources, but controlled by ...

System Security “Protect your PC”

Monday, June 8th, 2009

Scam.  I just ran into two cases of this virus in the same day.  In the first Case Alt+Ctrl Del was disabled as well as regedit and services.msc.  So I booted up in safe mode login in as admin and ran combofix, Worked like a champ was out of there ...

New Malwarebytes is your solution!

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

We find alot of malware in the field of computer repair, though we can remove the malicious software,  you can prevent a service call by keeping your system guarded by MalwareBytes. It is a free download and is updated frequently to stay current with new viruses.