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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Fighting cybercrime

I recently stumbled across a fantastic article written by Marcin Kleczynsk that I’d like to share with our readers. Mr. Kleczynsk is the CEO of Malwarebytes, a provider of highly effective, award winning anti-malware solutions. Here’s the original article:   Fighting cybercrime: How to avoid malware and other computer viruses…

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Keyboard shortcuts for Windows

If you go to Microsoft Support, you will find a ton of keyboard and mouse short-cuts designed to save you time and let you work more efficiently. Once you get used to using Hotkey shortcuts, you’ll wonder how you ever lived without them. Here’s a list…

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How DNS Works

With all the DNS Changer hubbub going on recently, I thought some of you might want to know what DNS is and how it works. I recently stumbled across a great article from the folks over at GFI Vipre that explains just that.

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DNS Check Tools

Time is running out! It’s VERY important to make sure your computers aren’t infected with the DNSChanger malware before the government shuts down the temporary servers. It’s easy to check and it only takes a few seconds. There are plenty of utilities available, and while The…

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‘Flame’ Malware Prompts Microsoft Patch

Microsoft has released a critical, emergency patch addressing the “FLAME” malware. Below is the actual post from Technet: Microsoft releases Security Advisory 271870 Hello, We recently became aware of a complex piece of targeted malware known as “Flame” and immediately began examining the issue. As many reports…

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