Category Archives: NEWSBYTES

Bank Telephone Scams Are Everywhere

Bank Telephone Scams Are Everywhere This is to alert you about the pervasive telephone scams affecting customers of most U.S. banks. Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick people into thinking that their bank is calling them. They are trying to gain access to your personal data and finances through Online Banking. What… Read More »

This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10

This PC can’t be upgraded to Windows 10 Another major version upgrade for Windows 10 is coming in May 2019. Barring any unforeseen problems, Microsoft says the Windows 10 May 2019 Update (Windows 10 version 1903) will start rolling out in early May. But wait! There’s already a problem and Microsoft knows it but plans… Read More »

Microsoft Gives Up On Windows 10 Version 1809

Microsoft Gives Up On Windows 10 Version 1809 If you haven’t gotten Windows 10 Version 1809 yet you’re probably not going to get it. And it looks more and more like Windows 10 users who don’t have Version 1809 (October 2018 Update) will be going straight to Windows 10 Version 1903 (April 2019 Update) when… Read More »

ASUS Live Update compromised by attackers

ASUS Live Update compromised by attackers If you have an ASUS computer, this is for you. ASUS Live Update was compromised by attackers and loaded with a malicious update – a backdoor Trojan known as Operation ShadowHammer. As of right now, it’s estimated that around a half-million Windows (ASUS) computers have had the malicious backdoor… Read More »

If You’re an American Taxpayer Beware of These Six Scams

If You’re an American Taxpayer Beware of These Six Scams Once in a while we’ll find an article that hits home and that we think is worth bringing to your attention. We are adamant about keeping you safe and keeping you safe often means making you aware of the scams you’re most likely to encounter.… Read More »

Phishing vs Spear Phishing vs Whaling Attacks

The following article was written by Jareth and appeared in the Emsisoft Blog on19 February 2019. We found it informative, interesting and fascinating. .With permission, we are posting it here and in our daily newsletter in order to share it with all our readers. Our thanks to Emsisoft and the Emsisoft team; a special thanks to… Read More »