Last week we received a call from one of our customers. They said someone claiming to be from Trend Micro contacted and stated Trend Micro was out of date. The caller named Akeem gave our customer the phone number 817-386-4921. Some of our clients do have Trend Micro installed on their computer as their antivirus, and this was one of the customers. However, the software on their computer was already current and up-to-date. First of all, Trend Micro (or any of our vendors) would never call our customers directly. If …
The malware industry has major negative and economic impacts for both individuals, and businesses. Here is a current look at the most destructive malware in terms of data loss and financial losses.
As you begin to mentally prepare yourself for the commitment you are about to make to your New Years’ resolutions, consider penciling in a few resolutions for your technology while you’re at it!
Anti-Virus vendors now protect against CryptoLocker
This virus is circulating and demanding $300 to unlock your computer and files. We are asking everyone to practice caution with internet browsing and opening emails as this virus has already infected two of our customers and has been difficult to remove. Because the virus is new, anti-virus software is not able to detect and quarantine the infection yet.
you are faced with a computer in need of repair, you have options and costs to consider.
the flood of email from the people in your contact list telling you that your
account was hacked. Now what?
What this virus does: This virus gives a message that your computer has been blocked because it has been involved with the distribution of pornographic material, SPAM and copyrighted content.
While Microsoft support for Windows 7 in its various forms/versions continues, availability of new Windows 7 computers and upgrades (home to premium) is quickly evaporating.
Ok- your computer probably won’t explode, but it is easy to forget that computers are no more than machines. Like any machine, computers need maintenance.
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