Tag Archives: security

Wi-Fi-borne viruses are the new thing to get paranoid about

Crack out the tin foil hats, there’s a new computer virus to fear that can travel over WiFi networks. The helpful folks at the University of Liverpool have developed the virus, which they say can travel between computers like the common cold between commuters. The researchers have called the virus Chameleon – it targets WiFi […]

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) vol. 15

SIR Volume 15: January 2013 to June 2013 The Microsoft Security Intelligence Report (SIR) analyzes the threat landscape of exploits, vulnerabilities, and malware using data from Internet services and over 600 million computers worldwide. Threat awareness can help you protect your organization, software, and people. One of the more interesting elements of the report deals […]

Avoid tech support phone scams

Avoid tech support phone scams Avoid tech support phone scams Cybercriminals don’t just send fraudulent email messages and set up fake websites. They might also call you on the telephone and claim to be from Microsoft. They might offer to help solve your computer problems or sell you a software license. Once they have access […]