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Conficker remains widespread despite patch

In 2008, the Confiker worm (virus) began to spread among PCs. At its peak, it is estimated to have infected more than 11 million PCs. By the end of 2011, it was the largest single, network threat. According to Sophos, the Internet security firm, the Confiker worm represented 14 .8% of all infection attempts seen […]

How can you detect if your computer has been infected with DNS Changer virus?

There has been a lot of talk about the DNS Changer computer virus that has affected an estimated four million computers around the world. What does this this virus do? Basically, if you are infected with this virus, when you try to visit a legitimate website, you are automatically redirected to a different website. The […]