Category Archives: Security

Free ransomware decryptors/data recovery tools

These are by no means the only ones available but having prior experiences with these companies’ products recommendation integrity is high. Qihoo 360 claims to be the first security vendor to release a data/file recovery tool against WannaCry/WanaCrypt0r. The article is … Continue reading

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WanaCrypt0r 2.0: Worst Ransomware epidemic yet

When Microsoft releases a security update for WindowsXP know that things are bad. Among the best information I’ve read comes from the Avast blog as it’s condensed and concise enough to be downright interesting. What does MS have to say? … Continue reading

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InfoWorld » A free, almost foolproof way to check for malware

InfoWorld » A free, almost foolproof way to check for malware Shout out to Todd for bringing this one to light. A great way to check and clean for malware against over 50 virus databases. Flash is required to watch the … Continue reading

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Cheetah Mobile: Hacking Team can remotely control computers and smartphones

http://www.cmcm.com/blog/en/security/2015-07-17/685.html No matter what follows please believe that this data breach is bad for many but – in motivation – could someone have been trying to right a wrong? Maybe, more below. First the confusing irony, a surveillance company called Hacking … Continue reading

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Three practical reasons to use your browser’s private mode | PCWorld

http://www.pcworld.com/article/2106766/three-practical-reasons-to-use-your-browsers-private-mode.html There is no silver bullet or one-click protection for online security. It requires vigilance at all times on multiple fronts and this tip is in no way a cure-all but it will help reduce the size of your digital … Continue reading

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[Updated 12-17-2015] 360 Total Security: One-click security and maintenance for Windows could not be easier!

If you are looking for an easy to use, effective way of keeping your Windows computer safe and clean then 360 Total Security is an excellent, free choice. Continue reading

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Windows 7: The best security packages at the end of mainstream support | AV-TEST

This is important considering that Microsoft has stopped mainstream support of Win7 and that AV-Test suggests to stop using Security Essentials. http://www.av-test.org/en/news/news-single-view/windows-7-the-best-security-packages-at-the-end-of-mainstream-support/ I replaced Security Essentials with 360 Total Security Essentials – formerly 360 Internet Security – beating out Panda Free … Continue reading

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