Spyware and Viruses

What It Is, How to Remove It, and How to Protect Yourself

Follow this expert advice to keep the malicious software known as spyware far from your trusted devices.

Spyware is sneaky. And experts say it’s a pervasive threat on the Internet, designed to infect your computer and violate your online security and privacy. It’ll follow your online activity and pry into your personal information, stealing passwords from your password list, banking

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What Is Adware and How to Prevent it

Adware is a software application that displays unsolicited advertisements while a program is running on a computer. The application typically comes implanted inside a free software supported by ads or as a fraudulent download. This article explains what adware is and how to remove it and prevent adware attacks in the future.

What Is Adware

Adware is defined as a

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Malware explained: Definition, examples, detection and

What is malware?

Malware, short for malicious software, is a blanket term for viruses, worms, trojans and other harmful computer programs attackers use to wreak destruction and gain access to sensitive information.

The key point is that malware is identified as such based on its intended malicious use, not a particular technique or technology. This means that the question of,

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Trojan-Trensil Malware

Trojan.Trensil is a trojan horse, a form of malware. It contains malicious code that, when executed, carries out actions that typically cause loss or theft of data.

Trojans can also open a back-door into your system, contacting a controller which can then have unauthorized access to your computer. Trojans may also harm your computer directly.

The term trojan horse comes … Read More

Beating the PricePeep Pest

PricePeep is an adware program that displays coupons, advertisements and sponsored links in a pop-up box when you browse shopping sites such as eBay, Amazon, and so on.

In addition, when you search sites such as Facebook, Best Buy or Expedia, PricePeep’s popup box will show keyword suggestions (which display ads when clicked), as well as ads and sponsored links.… Read More

Rootkit Infections

rootkit is a software program designed to provide an intruder with administrator access to a computer without being detected. Its purpose is almost always malicious.

A rootkit provides the intruder with administrative privileges, the highest level of permission that a user can have. The administrator has total freedom within the computer system, which means that he or … Read More

GameOver Zeus

GameOver Zeus (aka P2PZeuS) was designed by Russia and Ukrainian criminals to access financial information stored on your computer and to capture the credentials you use to enter online banking or shopping sites.

The malware works by creating a botnet, a network of computers, which spreads the viruses and transfers banking information back to the criminals. This information is … Read More

Worried About Your Email Security? Time to Get the Best Protection

Email is an important mode of communication in today’s technology-oriented world, especially for businesses. With widespread usage of the advanced platform to carry out important conversations, the need for email security has become more significant. Advanced threat issues from the dark world of cyber criminals are posing challenges and creating insecurity among organizations. Apart from username and passwords being stolen, … Read More