Posts In The Virus And Spyware Category

SEXTORTION: The Latest Internet Plague

INTRODUCTION Here’s a clever new twist on an old email scam that makes the con far more believable. The message claims to have been sent from a hacker who’s compromised your computer and used your webcam to record a video...
Wednesday August 1st, 2018

TROJANS & MALWARE & RANSOMWARE, OH MY! - The Necessity of an Antivirus

INTRODUCTION Every week, someone brings a device into Armor because of malware. Every day, the AV-TEST Institute registers over 350,000 new malicious programs (malware) and potentially unwanted applications (PUA). These are examined ...
Tuesday July 17th, 2018

Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug is an exploit, on servers, that can be used to get random chunks of data to return from a server.  Most servers have all passwords encrypted, such as banks, social network sites, web hosting companies, and a wide ran...
Saturday November 5th, 2016

FBI Moneypak Virus - We can remove it!

Believe it or not, hackers are becoming even more and more inventive every day. Now security researchers warn users about a new deceitful attacker called FBI Moneypak. This virus extended from a group of Estonians that the FBI has stopped. ...
Friday October 28th, 2016

Want Protection from Viruses?

We have been recommending Avira anti-virus for years now. Avira has a good free-for-home-use version that can help protect you from the regular Trojans or Root-kit Viruses that try to get you to buy something to remove them. They also have ...
Monday October 24th, 2016

No.1 Virus Problem

One of the main issues we see at Armor are computer viruses. A seemingly benign link or email attachment quickly turns into a havoc-wreaking software monstrosity and next thing you know you´re hauling your computer down to us to get f...
Thursday October 13th, 2016

Recommended Virus Scanner

Armor Technologies is currently recommending Avira Virus Scanner. The free version offers root-kit support. However, you will have to put up with the pop-up box to close out every other day. Their pro version of the virus scanner is less th...
Tuesday October 4th, 2016