New Global Ransomware Attack

New Global Ransomware Attack
If you haven’t heard yet, there’s yet another global ransomware attack spreading around the globe. As of right now (1:40 pm CST) there doesn’t seem to be a consensus on what type of ransomware it is. Some are claiming it’s a modified version of the Petya ransomware strain, yet others are saying it’s a new ...

An easy way to find hidden malware on your computer

An easy way to find hidden malware on your computer
Malware is coming at us from every direction these days. No longer can you just install system patches and an antivirus or anti-malware application and expect to be protected. All of the above is indeed following best practices, but these methods of protection do not address everything, such as zero-day exploits. These exploits are so ...

Tech Tip Podcast Episode 4: What Kind of Antivirus Should I Use?

This week we answer the question “What kind of antivirus should I use?”. And the answer might surprise you. Links to help you with patching your software: Windows Update – http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-vista/install-windows-updates Adobe Flash – http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/10/31/how-to-update-adobe-flash/ Adobe Reader – https://helpx.adobe.com/acrobat/kb/install-updates-reader-acrobat.html Sun Java – https://www.java.com/en/download/help/java_update.xml Questions or comments? Email podcast[at]shoestringnetworks.com David Scott Network ninja, dad, husband, rugby ...