This threat has been an on-going concern for web browser developers and security experts for the past five years. It is a very serious threat because it involves you and me, the victims when a hijacker takes over the computer without us even knowing what hit us. Hackers can easily snatch up all the cookies [...]
A few blog posts ago, I touched upon Microsoft Security Essentials’ recent accolades from AV-Comparatives, an anti-malware testing group that compares various anti-malware solutions and ranks them accordingly. As reported, Microsoft Security Essentials is one of just two anti-malware packages — the other being F-Secure Anti-Virus 2010 — that were rated “very fast” in every [...]
Whether it’s Conflickr or a new fake anti-spyware program, it seems like spyware and viruses are inescapable for any computer connected to the Internet. It’s estimated that the amount spent annually on security software in the United States has risen to over $800 million in recent years, but computers are still getting infected daily. Why aren’t we virus free yet?
Geek Choice is always staying on top of the latest malware to emerge from underbelly of the internet. In addition to the providing the best onsite technical assistance in this industry, we pride ourselves on alerting you to the latest pests to watch out for. Most recently, hapless internet users have fallen prey to the [...]
From creating spreadsheets to playing the latest games, we use our computer for multiple purposes, one of the most common being our navigation of the internet. With the use of the internet occupying so much of our time, it stands to reason that we’d want to enhance that experience as best we can. When it [...]