Phishing and scams

  • Removing Adware FLVTube Player

    What is FLVTube Player? Is it safe to use or install FLVTube Media Player? Which antivirus program provides detection to FLVTube?
    By Donna Buenaventura November 18, 2010 

  • Social Engineering: How Not To Become a Victim

    Have you ever felt uncomfortable with a question that you have been asked by a co-worker? Have you ever noticed that someone was walking around your desk looking at what you had? If so, they may have identified you as a possible victim of Social...
    By Andy Malburg October 18, 2010 

  • Internet Safety Tips: How You Can Prevent Being Reeled in by Phishing Scams

    Maybe it's an e-mail from what appears to be your bank. Or maybe it's a nice update from a Facebook friend in your inbox. Don't click their links just yet! They could be phishers — criminals trying to get you to reveal personal information...
    By Amy Carson September 23, 2010 


  • Avoid Phishing With These Techniques to Keep Your Computer's Data Secure

    Should you worry about computer data security? Phishing attempts to steal your private, personal information such as passwords, bank account numbers, and social security numbers, so the answer is an emphatic yes. Use these expert tips to stop phishers...
    By Amy Carson September 23, 2010 

  • Private Browsing Using Firefox

    Ever want to browse the internet without leaving a trace? Mozilla Firefox has introduced Private Browsing. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of using Private Browsing.
    By Donna Buenaventura September 13, 2010 

  • Phishing with TinyURL.com - A True Story

    I was recently targeted in a phishing attempt to steal my login information by capturing cookie data, and it was all done with a TinyURL link. Here's what happened and how you can prevent this from happening to you.
    By Finn Orfano September 10, 2010 


  • How to Block Malicious IP Addresses

    Using a blocklist manager to subscribe or download a file in blocking malicious IP addresses is an effective method to secure the network and computers. Find out how to block malicious IP address in Internet Explorer or in Windows.
    By Donna Buenaventura August 16, 2010 

  • Outlook Security: An Overview of the Security Settings in Microsoft Outlook

    Do you use Microsoft Outlook? If so, you might want to read this article as it enumerates security features you may not realize exist in Microsoft Outlook that may help protect you from viruses, worms, spam, phishing, and other nasty things that can...
    By J. Forlanda August 10, 2010 

  • FakeVimes Trojan and Smart Virus Eliminator - Phishing Scams

    Information on the FakeVimes trojan which can install the fake virus scanner valled Smart Virus Eliminator. These programs are designed to scam users into thinking their computers are infected with viruses, and they double as phishing scams to capture...
    By Finn Orfano July 19, 2010 

  • Antivirus Pro 2010 - Fake Virus Scanner Rogue Malware Scam

    Antivirus Pro 2010 is the latest in a long line of rogue malware that poses as a fake virus scanner that tries to con the user into paying for a full version of the program in order to remove viruses that don't really exist. In this case, it also...
    By Finn Orfano July 19, 2010 
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