Category Archives: Urgent News

Widespread Malware Campaign Affecting Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge

    Widespread Malware Campaign Affecting Chrome, Firefox, and Microsoft Edge Our mission is to help you with your computer and to help keep you safe. Yesterday, I read a blog post from one of Microsoft security blogs that captured my attention. Before we get started, if you’re using Emsisoft, you’re protected from this malware and its variants. … Read More »

New Critical Security Bug in Chrome – Update Now 

    New Critical Security Bug in Chrome – Update Now  Google has issued a security warning for all users of its Chrome web browser. A new update for Chrome — version 81.0.4044.113 — is rolling out for Windows, Android, and Linux devices. According to Google’s Chrome Releases Blog: “…Security Fixes and Rewards Note: Access to bug details… Read More »

Be Careful! Don’t Fall for COVID-19 Scams

    Be Careful! Don’t Fall for COVID-19 Scams An Important Reminder to help you stay safe during the coronavirus pandemic! We received several emails yesterday with the subject line… “Government Response to Coronavirus COVID-19”  The email (spam) appeared to have come from an organization called  Natural Disasters Monitoring (PAHO).  The “from” address was backoffice@pahofinity.xyz – which is… Read More »

BlueKeep Warning Issued by Microsoft

    BlueKeep Warning Issued by Microsoft Much like the NSA-authored worm that stolen by hackers, modified and foisted upon Internet users in the form of the WannaCry worm that infected hundreds of thousands of computers back in 2017, a new NSA worm called EternalBlue was stolen by a hacking group known as the Shadow Brokers and is… Read More »

Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update

Microsoft Pulls Windows 10 October 2018 Update NOTE: If you have already installed Windows 10 October 2018 Update and all seems to be well, then there’s no reason to do anything. This is only a notification that some people had problems with it and Microsoft pulled the update from their update page and also from Windows Update. So… Read More »

Facebook Was Hacked: Here’s the Official Word

Facebook Was Hacked: Here’s the Official Word If you have a Facebook account, please read the following from the Facebook Newsroom.  We recommend that you change your Facebook as soon as possible. Make sure you use a strong password. For some ideas on how to make strong passwords that are easy to remember, see our article here. Related… Read More »