Category Archives: Malware

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere!

Tech Support Scams, Microsoft Support Scams: Scams Scams Everywhere! We published this article in May 2017 – focusing then on the Microsoft support scams going around at the time. This is a big update to that post and we’ve included even more screen shots of Microsoft tech support scams and other tech support scams –… Read More »

Another Global Ransomware Attack is Under Way

The following article was written by and is provided courtesy of our friends at Emsisoft. We thought you’d be interested to know that another ransomware attack has been launched worldwide. Those of you who are using Emsisoft are protected from this and other virulent ransomware and malware. Here’s the article from Emsisoft… so you’ll be… Read More »

Emsisoft’s New Anti-Ransomware Feature

Emsisoft’s New Anti-Ransomware Feature The latest WannaCry ransomware outbreak raised a lot of eyebrows as it wreaked havoc around the world, causing the shutdown of some hospitals in the U.K. and several large companies to suspend operations for 24 hours or longer. It has been a fact, in the past, that if your device were… Read More »

Microsoft is NEVER Going to Tell You That Your Computer is Infected!

Microsoft is NEVER Going to Tell You That Your Computer is Infected In the past, most people who have run into the Tech Support or Microsoft Tech Support Scam have been contacted by scammers and warned by telephone that their computers are infected or compromised. But lately, it’s been the fake “your computer is infected… Read More »

Beware of the Google Chrome ‘Missing Font’ Hack

Beware of the Google Chrome ‘Missing Font’ Hack PLEASE NOTE: EMSISOFT USERS ARE PROTECTED FROM THIS HACK. This week a very well executed malware attack aimed at users who visit compromised web sites was found by Mahmoud Al-Qudsi of NeoSmart Technologies. The hack tries to trick users into believing the reason why the font on… Read More »