Top Ten Spyware and Adware Threats Identified

On December 8, 2004 Webroot, an award winning anti-spyware solution provider, released a press release identifying the ten most significant emerging spyware and adware threats. Most of these you probably haven’t heard of and a few may surprise you. It is estimated that 9 out of 10 computers are infected with spyware, also known as, adware, scumware, malware and many others. Here’s the top 10. •PurtyScan – popup ads that trick users into installing by claiming to find and delete ...
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My PC Has Adware, What Should I Do?

I gotta tell ya, when I first got my computer when it was brand new, it worked like a charm! Then as I got a little bit more familiar with it, friends and family suggested I try some online applications. One was this cute purple ape that would help you surf the net.. or so I thought. Turns out that damn application, along with a few others I installed, what were supposed to help increase my productivity, ended up doing exactly the opposite! Sound familiar to you? Well, if so, then your not ...
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Top Notch Virus Eliminators

Just when you thought there was nothing else to worry about after finding a good website for media download, you find that you have to think again. Possible damage can occur not only through external sources, but also from the files that you've downloaded. In cases like this the damage starts when a simple error keeps cropping up, which then leads to a full-blown virus infection of your PC. Is it possible to get your PC back to normal after finding that it has been infected by a virus? Luckily ...
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I Hate Adware! Learn How To Remove It..

Is your computer acting funny? Are you having trouble surfing the web like you normally would? Is your computer slow, sluggish and unresponsive lately? Than you just might be the victim of adware on your machine. Whats adware? It's usually some kind of software of free application that has been installed on your computer that either you or the manufacturer of your machine has put on your PC, that tracks actions on your computer, and reports those actions back to advertisers. Sounds sort of like ...
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Remove Xp Antivirus – Easy Xp Antivirus Removal Right Now!

Beware of scare-ware!  Perhaps the biggest and widest spreading virus infection is Windows XP Antivirus or Antivirus XP 2008.  Do not allow this program to infest your computer, remove XP Antivirus immediately!  If you are not sure your CPU has been infected, then check if your system has exhibited at least one of the following symptoms.•    Computer constantly bombarded with •warning spyware has been detected” pop up ads and taskbar notifications begging you to download the ...
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Rosen Divorce Hosts Free Father's Day Technology Forum

ROSEN DIVORCE MEDIA ADVISORY June 13, 2005 Rosen Divorce Hosts Free Father’s Day Technology Forum Helping Father’s maintain closer’s ties with their children through technology WHAT: In recognition of Father’s Day, Rosen Divorce will host a free 60-minute on-line interactive web and audio forum. The forum will present and discuss different ways for fathers to maintain closer ties with their children through on-line services and games. WHERE: This is a live interactive web and audio ...
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40 Million People Hacked - YOU as Identity Theft Victim

June 18, MasterCard blamed a vendor of ALL credit card providers called CardSystems Solutions, Inc., a third-party processor of payment card data, as the source of loss of 40 million consumers credit card information. As is pointed out by several newspaper and web articles over the last few weeks, each recapping long lists of financial information data breaches, something's gotta give before we entirely lose trust in financial institutions, data brokers and credit bureaus. How much privacy loss ...
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Is My PC Vulnerable on the Internet?

Think about this: Is a simple antivirus application enough to protect your PC against all threats? No longer are viruses the only threat on the internet. In recent years other threats have evolved which include spyware, adware, hacking, identity theft, information theft, pop-ups and the loss of information. Let’s begin with the basics. We all need to protect our PC in the same way we protect our home, car and bank account. We wouldn’t give a stranger the keys to our car, home or ...
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Bit Torrent File Technology

Bit Torrent Reference Site Bit Torrent is a new file sharing technology that has taken the internet by storm. The bit torrent file sharing technology is unique because it requires that those downloading share files while uploading. This results in higher download speeds than those provided by most P2P software programs, and appears to solve the problems related to "leechers" (those that download but never upload). The technology has been around for over a year now and has continued to pick up ...
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Vulnerability Assessment and Network Security

Dicar Networks 97 East Brokaw Road Suite #230 San Jose, CA 95112 http://www.dicarnetworks.com/ THE DYNAMIC PROCESS OF NETWORK SECURITY by Vlad Sharoiko Network security is a dynamic process because of the new threats and vulnerabilities that are uncovered every day. Your software may be secure today, but the intense pace of upgrades will continue to create the openings for new issues to arise. According to statistics released by the CERT Coordination Center, more than 300 vulnerabilities are ...
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