FakeAV – Attacks continue to grow in number

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As evidenced by friends I’ve recently helped, there is a tremendous growth in the number of FakeAV attacks circulating.  Some of the recent Facebook or email scams provide ways of infecting vulnerable systems with just a few clicks of the mouse.  Always be careful with links and in installing any type of software, as only […]

IncognitoRAT – Java based Botnet can impact more than Windows

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The new IncognitoRAT botnet can attack both Windows and Mac operating systems using cross-platform attacks through Java VM capabilities. IncognitoRAT – Java based Botnet http://blogs.mcafee.com/mcafee-labs/i-smell-a-rat-java-botnet-found-in-the-wild A further threat is cross-platform malware that can execute on Windows and Mac using Java; this type of malware can run in a multiplatform Java Virtual Machine. IncognitoRAT is one […]

Facebook – Avoid the Dislike button scam

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As a social networking environment, Facebook operates with a user friendly approach.  A Disklike option is highly unlikely in the future.  Users should avoid clicking on any link offering a Dislike feature as it may lead to malware infections.  Facebook – Avoid the Dislike button scam http://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2011/05/16/facebook-dislike-button-spreads-fast-but-is-a-fake-watch-out/ http://blogs.pcmag.com/securitywatch/2011/05/beware_the_facebook_dislike_bu.php QUOTE: Don’t be too quick to click […]


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