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3 common misconceptions about cybersecurity

Cyberattacks make headlines all the time – and so do the sinister-sounding groups that carry them out. With names like Lizard Squad, ShadowCrew and Deadeye Jackal, these criminal collectives project an air of secrecy and authority that makes us assume they’re all evil geniuses. In fact, however, that’s not the case. “It’s not that hackers are […]

Signs and symptoms of system infection.

Signs and symptoms on system infection.     Signs and symptoms are first things noticed in case of biological virus infection. Doctor’s questions and notifications are about symptoms and signs of the patient. Sign and symptoms are mechanisms to discover an infection as well as distinguish between different infections.   While we are talking about […]

Dont panic!

Remember “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy”? Well……… if your Anti-Virus (or other computer security related program) finds something bad on your computer, please “Don’t Panic”…. This is not only because we are talking about something virtual. Nor because there is a cure. And even not because we are not cowards. But mostly because the […]

Friends sent you a video on Facebook? Be careful, it could be a virus!

At least tens of thousands users have already become victims to a new virus on Facebook, masquerading as messages from friends and downloads malicious code onto computers worldwide.   “Watch the video by clicking on the picture  which belongs to you. ..46” – that is the message received by many surfers. The statement included the […]

An alarming increase in ransom-ware infections

An abnormal increase of more than 200% in ransom-ware infections has been observed during the last several months. The malicious code was observed spreading across all of Europe and the U.S. The ransom-ware takes over the computer, encrypts files mostly by using Filecoder software and then demands a ransom between 100 to 3,000 Euros in […]