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Displaying items by tag: Trojan Horse

Wednesday, 12 November 2008 11:20

AVG 8 and the case of the deleterious DLL deletion

Grisoft’s AVG 8 free and paid edition anti-virus software had an update on the weekend that caused some Windows XP machines to delete a vital file and stop XP from booting – and locking users out of their computers! The problem’s now fixed and a repair is available, but it’s the one “oops” you never want your anti-virus software to make!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Wednesday, 29 October 2008 17:42

Google Readers at risk from unsocial Facebook worm

Facebook worms are, sadly, not that uncommon. However, they do all tend to share a common tactic of using a non-existent video requiring a Trojan disguised as a new codec download to work. Now one enterprising scumbag is using Google to leverage trust amongst Facebook victims.

Published in Home Tech
Online criminals are once again trying to fool computer users into loading malware onto their computers, this time using an email with a “security update” attached, purporting to be from Microsoft.

Published in Fuzzy Logic




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