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Antivirus Service Causes PC Havoc: Removes Windows Files, Shuts Down Computers

Antivirus Service Causes PC Havoc: Removes Windows Files, Shuts Down Computers According to an NBC News report on Monday, Webroot Antivirus mistakenly labeled important Microsoft Windows system files as malware threats and removed them thus causing an untold number of PCs to shut down. Webroot acknowledged that it had released an update which caused the… Read More »

Report Claims 94% of Windows Users Are Suceptible to Various Calamities

Report Claims 94% of Windows Users Are Suceptible to Various Calamities Hopkam Lewis Associates, a calamity research firm, disclosed in a report released on Friday, that 94% of all Windows will be victims of various calamities during the next 12 months. According to Victor C. Nonarelnam, spokesman for Hopkam Lewis, about 95% of Windows users… Read More »

What is Cloudbleed and Why Should You Care?

What is Cloudbleed and Why Should You Care? A company called Cloudflare provides web security and performance boosts to millions of websites including Fitbit, OkCupid, Uber, and Yelp and millions of others. Recently, it was discovered that Cloudflare has been leaking user data on to the Web from September 22 2016 until February 18, 2017. The leak… 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 »