Category Archives: Security

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 »

Driver Scams Are Thriving… Beware!

Driver Scams Are Thriving… Beware! You know what makes me angry? You know what makes me so angry I could gnaw the bark off a Maple tree? Companies that stoop to fraud and deceit to lure and trick people into downloading, installing or buying something… most of the time something worthless. And few do this better than… Read More »

Be Careful With VPNs

Be Careful With VPNs We’ve been getting dozens of emails in light of the U.S. government’s recent decision to allow ISPs to sell users’ browsing data without getting users’ permission first. Well, apparently some tech newsletters are advising readers to use a VPN service – to “protect their privacy”.  We’ve done some research into VPN… Read More »