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Twitter Spamming Fake AV

Fake anti-virus software has been around for a long time, and there’s a reason: attackers who spread it convince you that your computer is riddled with viruses, and they have the fix – for a nominal fee, of course. Recently, these scammers are infecting larger…

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Fake AVG Scam on Twitter

There’s been a spike of activity recently regarding AVG and its products. The tweets contain a link, hidden by a link-shortener and encourages users to go a website made-up to look exactly like the official AVG site.

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How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google’s New Privacy Policy Takes Effect

On March 1st, Google will implement its new, unified privacy policy, which will affect data Google has collected on you prior to March 1st as well as data it collects on you in the future. Until now, your Google searches and sites visited have been…

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World War III Facebook Scam

If you’ve recently been alerted the sudden outbreak of WWIII, don’t worry. It’s not true. But, you probably now have a computer virus. A fake news page saying “US attacks Iran and Saudi Arabia, the beginning of World War 3″ is the latest virus scam…

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