Category Archives: Adware & Malware

Tech Support Scams Are Still Riding High

    Tech Support Scams Are Still Riding High We published this article in May 2017. At that time we were more focused on on the Microsoft support scams that were popular then. Since then we’ve updated this article and still, people are getting fooled by these kinds of scams. So here is another update… Read More »

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #807 – Available Online

Cloudeight InfoAve Premium – Issue #807 – Available Online If you’re not a subscriber to Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Newsletter, please join us. It’s delivered to your inbox every Friday and it’s completely free! Subscribe right now! Cloudeight InfoAve Premium, Issue #807, was sent to all subscribers on Friday, March 29, 2019, at approximately 11:25 AM,… Read More »

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 »