Category Archives: Security

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 »

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 »

Wake Up Yahoo: You’re the Security Problem… Not Me!

Wake Up Yahoo: You’re the Security Problem… Not Me! Introduction A while back, we published an article urging those with Yahoo accounts to close their accounts and get a Gmail account or an Outlook.com account. We still recommend that you cancel your Yahoo account by following the instructions here.  However knowing that many will continue… Read More »