Category Archives: Security

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 »

Why We Won’t Trust Windows Defender

Why We Won’t Trust Windows Defender We’ve been reading with some interest of the U.S. government’s increased scrutiny of Russian-owned Kaspersky Labs. Kaspersky, as you may know make antivirus & security software. Kaspersky is being investigated by the FBI, CIA and NSA because of its ties to the Russian government. Kaspersky, on the other hand,… 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 »

Emsisoft Protects You From the WCry Ransomware Pandemic

Emsisoft Protects You From the Current WCry Ransomware Pandemic The WCry or WannaCry ransomware is wreaking havoc on tens of thousands of computers around the world including the giant Spanish telecom Telefonica and the National Health Service in the United Kingdom. WCry is also known as WNCry, WannaCry, WanaCrypt0r or Wana Decrypt0r. It was found in… Read More »