Free Software Isn’t Free and Installing It Can Cost You Plenty

Freeware isn’t actually free software, and we’re all paying for it now. We regularly tell our customers to be very careful when installing free software because it generally caries a hidden payload of crappy software with it.

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Most computer tune-ups we perform for our customers begin with the removal of a …

 

Bank Account Stealing Malware Returns

Malicious software used to steal millions from bank accounts has re-emerged a month after US authorities broke up a major hacker network using the scheme, security researchers say.

Bank Account Stealing Malware Returns

The security firm Malcovery said it identified a new trojan based on the Gameover Zeus malware, which officials said infected up to one …

 

YourFreeProxy Users Warning

YourFreeProxy Is Caught Installing A Toolbar That Mines Bitcoin On The Sly

YourFreeProxy Users Warning

Today in “Things Your Tech Service Shouldn’t Do” we present YourFreeProxy from Mutual Public AKA We Build Toolbars, LLC. The company, which offers proxy servers for routing around firewalls and censorship, has been secretly using its tool to mine …