Category Archives: Adware & Malware

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords

New Chrome Extension Checks for Hacked Passwords Google has a new, free Password Checkup extension for Chrome that automatically checks your passwords to make sure they have not been hacked. The extension checks your passwords in real-time – as you use them – against a huge Google database of  approximately four billion known hacked/stolen passwords.… Read More »

The Windows Antivirus Scam is On the Loose Again

The Windows Antivirus Scam is On the Loose Again Quite a few years ago, there were many Windows antivirus scams, most of them targeting Microsoft Security Essentials users (Windows 7). Well, the old scam has been resurrected by the online hooligans. We just ran into it again as it popped up during a visit to… Read More »

Beware the Adobe Flash Player Bundle

Beware the Adobe Flash Player Bundle If you’re using a browser like Firefox or Internet Explorer where Flash Player is still an add-on… heads up! Adobe has long played games with its installer. They used to try to trick you into installing McAfee Site Adviser. But now Adobe and McAfee have teamed up to make… Read More »

Be Prepared – Not Scared: Tech Support Scams & Microsoft Support Scams Are Everywhere!

Be Prepared – Not Scared: Tech Support Scams & Microsoft Support Scams Are Everywhere! Preface: Each week we receive several emails from people who have been scammed by either a Microsoft support scam or another support scam. We are reprising this article because it’s important that you know what these scams look like, how they… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #791 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #791 – Available Online OUR NEW VOLUME 15 E-BOOK CONTAINING ALL 52 ISSUES OF THE 15th YEAR OF INFOAVE PREMIUM – FROM OCTOBER 2017 TO OCTOBER 2018 – IS AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW FOR 25% OFF! GET OUR NEW E BOOK TODAY AND HELP SUPPORT OUR SITES AND NEWSLETTER. VISIT THIS… Read More »

26 Fake Indian Tech Support Call Centers Raided By Police; Arrests Made

26 Fake Indian Tech Support Call Centers Raided By Police; Arrests Made One of the most difficult things we have to deal with is when one of our readers falls for one of the many tech support scams that are ubiquitous on the Internet – the one we most frequently help people with is the… Read More »