In-Store Malware Scams Claim New PCs Infected With Malware

In-Store Malware Scam According to Kim Komando, there has been quite the controversy regarding Office Depot erroneously deeming various computers with malware. These computers were brand new, just out of the box, and never connected to the internet. So how could they have possibly been infected? They weren’t. Jesse Jones, from KIRO 7, took six […]

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Falsified News Populates News Feeds and Search Engines

Fake news articles aren’t new.  In the past, we have informed readers of various phishing scams, targeting reader’s curiosity with bogus news stories exploiting trending news topics.  Now, fake news stories have made their way onto major search engine results and social media platforms. It’s highly likely you have come across a handful of these articles before, whether you knew it […]

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Blocking Ransomware Scripts with Exchange Transport Rules

One of the current tactics ransomware authors are using to infect your network, is to send email attachments containing malicious scripts. These scripts are often VBScript (.vbs), Windows Script Files (wsf), or JavaScript (.js) files, and when executed, will download a DLL or EXE to spawn the infection. An example JavaScript which downloads and executes […]

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PC Matic Optimizes PC Performance

You computer doesn’t slow down with age.  The decrease in efficiency when it is not properly maintained.  Included in a PC Matic subscription are PC optimization tools that occur each time your PC is scanned.  These tools include: Defragments Disks Updates Drivers Cleans Registry Optimizes SSDs Removes Junk Files Optimizes Broadband Fixes Software Vulnerabilities Accelerates Downloads in FF […]

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