You are viewing 'spyware'
Brad Curtis | June 23, 2011
There has been a recent spike in activity regarding viruses, malware, and other infections, which come from several different attack vectors affecting Windows and Mac operating systems. This is a common problem for all users; meaning it’s not just the serial browser and social media user getting these infections, it’s techies too. You should not be embarrassed to notify your IT staff of potential infections, because if not addressed in a timely manner, data and information loss can cause more damage, loss of reputation, legal issues, and expense for an organization than the cost of replacing a hard drive, or the time involved in remediating the issues or wiping and reimaging a hard drive.
Searching Google Images appears to be a widely used method for malicious users to embed fake antivirus offerings, which claim to find a virus or other problem with your computer and offer to clean it off if you subscribe to their service. These types of fake antivirus... read more >
Tags: malware, spyware