When DynDNS went down and broke the internet, it was because thousands of infected computers in homes like yours had been hijacked and used to launch a massive denial of service attack. Here’s a brief guide to help protect yourself from being an unwilling participant in the next zombie computer apocalypse.
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For at least the past few years, you and I and over 6 billion other people on this planet have been living in a new age, the age of malware warfare…
If life were a sitcom (and believe me, it is), the phone would only ring on your mom’s end when you need money. And it would only ring on your end when she needs help with her computer. All generational clichés aside, you really can’t blame ma or pa for not being able to keep […]
This is something none of us expected so soon. Even as Samsung is preparing an Android competitor for iPod Touch, a new Android Trojan has recently surfaced in China that could really do some serious damage to devices running Google’s mobile OS. What makes this thing so special is the fact that a server can […]
Way way back in November 2008, I talked about the Microsoft Announcement that they would be giving away a free anti-virus client code-named Morrow. Well, it’s almost a year later, and Microsoft has been busy. On ~June 23rd, 2009 Microsoft announced the product name would be – Microsoft Security Essentials and released the product in […]