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Posts Tagged Virus

Top 5 Computer Scams: how to avoid them!

Scam 1: Microsoft Pop Up Scam Commonly you'll see popup windows that claim that your computer is broken or has been hacked and that you need to call a phone number in order to fix it. These scammers pose as Microsoft most often, and onc...
Wednesday November 11th, 2020

The Top 3 Free Antivirus Programs

Introduction Everyone using a PC nowadays knows how important it is to have some sort of antivirus installed. The question usually comes up, but which one should I install? Should I pay for antivirus software? Do I need to install more than...
Thursday October 18th, 2018

7 Signs that Your Computer or Phone Is Hacked...and What You Need to Do about it

The main idea I want to discuss in this post is what to do when your device is compromised. If you have been hacked or a virus has been found on your computer, make a list of all the recent passwords to accounts you may have used. Remove yo...
Friday August 31st, 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 using t...
Tuesday July 17th, 2018

Night Of The Living Pop-Up

Picture it: you're on Facebook doing the usual—checking on family, clicking links to interesting articles that might come up in your feed, or even playing those (sometimes ridiculous) Facebook games. Out of nowhere, a window appea...
Thursday June 7th, 2018