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Craigslist Resume Scam Spreads Trojan Virus

Reports of “Craigslist résumé” viruses have skyrocketed in recent months. Some of our clients here at New River Computing have unfortunately fallen victim to this recent outbreak. Thankfully, we’ve been successful at cleaning up the aftermath, but often the remediation process is long and arduous…

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Computers Cannot Survive By Anti-Virus Software Alone

Over the past few weeks, several widely knows companies have been competing for top spots in many of the major news headlines but, for all the wrong reasons. Retail giant Target, to offer just one recent example, could be forced to pay millions of dollars…

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The CryptoLocker Virus is Spreading!!!

***IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FROM NEW RIVER COMPUTING REGARDING THE “CRYPTOLOCKER” VIRUS*** There’s a new type of malware that has been spreading like wildfire over the past couple of months called CryptoLocker. Most security researchers are claiming that this is one of the nastiest and most successful…

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ZeroAccess Botnet

ZeroAccess is a very large botnet, infecting millions of computers globally. According to researchers at Sophos Labs, ZeroAccess has been installed on computers over nine million times with the current number of infected PC’s topping out at over 1 million. That is a staggering number….

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Latest malware trends

Top 10 threats on the Internet № Name % of all attacks Change in ranking 1 Malicious URL 91.26% 0 2 Trojan.Script.Iframer 5.81% 0 3 Trojan.Script.Generic 2.15% 0 4 Trojan-Downloader.Script.Generic 0.95% 2 5 Trojan.Win32.Generic 0.47% -2 6 Trojan-Downloader.JS.Agent.gmr 0.43% new 7 Trojan-Spy.JS.Agent.c 0.37% -2 8…

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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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