Category Archives: Ransomware

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 »

Beware Browser Extensions For Package Tracking

Beware Browser Extensions For Package Tracking ‘Tis the season to be jolly – and the season when all the miscreants crawl out from under their respective rocks.  More packages are shipped during December than at any other month of the year. Perhaps you’re expecting some packages soon.  Be careful: This is the time when spammers… Read More »

Emsisoft Receives Another Award

Emsisoft Receives Another Award A few years back, after Malwarebytes and Windows Security Essentials both let users down ( see our articles on Malwarebytes here and here ) we began testing other antimalware and antivirus solutions. After several weeks of intense testing, we found Emsisoft protected computers better than any other security product we tested. But… Read More »

The Truth About Windows Defender

The Truth About Windows Defender Microsoft Windows Defender continues its attempts to gain a foothold in the world of PC security, but in our world it’s going to have a really hard time doing that. Let’s just say … “Fool me once, shame on me; fool me twice, shame on you.” Actually, this would be… Read More »

Announcing our brand new 2017 Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Volume 14 E-book

Announcing our brand new 2017 Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Volume 14 E-book We’re excited to announce that our new 2017 Cloudeight InfoAve Premium Volume 14 E-Book is available now! Our Cloudeight InfoAve Premium E-book Volume 14 includes all the content from every issue of Cloudeight InfoAve Premium from the past year! Our Cloudeight InfoAve Volume 14… 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 »