Ransomware – The Scary Malware That’s on the Rise

RansomwareRansomware is malware that locks your keyboard or computer to prevent you from accessing your data until you pay a ransom.

And these days ransom ware doesn’t just affect desktop machines or laptops; it also targets mobile phones. Last week news broke of a piece of ransom-ware in the wild masquerading …

 

Panda antivirus problems

Panda antivirus software labels itself as malware

Affected users were warned not to reboot their machines

An antivirus program labeled itself as malware, causing some computers it was running on to stop working.

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After an update, essential components in two Panda Security antivirus programs became corrupted, leading them to be mistakenly …

 

Avoid Ransomware Attacks Using These 5 Steps

ransomeware-preventRansomware is malicious software used by cybercriminals all across the world to get hold of your computer and computer files for ransom, demanding payment from you to get them back in normal working condition. Although ransomware is not a common malware, but over time it has proved to be a very …

 

Why Is My Computer SO Slow to Start Up?

“Why is my computer SO slow to start up?” It happens to most of us–you go to start work on an urgent email, or finish that document you really need to print, or finally edit that photo of the kids–and five minutes later after you started your system, the computer STILL …

 

CryptoLocker Virus – Even More Bad News for Computer Users

There are several programs out there that will remove the CryptoLocker Virus. For those that are not familiar with this malware, it encrypts all of the most important files on a your PC — pictures, movie and music files, documents, etc. — As well as any files on attached or networked …