Tips to Avoid Email Viruses

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Jun 5, 2015 2:00:00 PM

 

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An email virus can spread quickly. But knowing some quick tips can help you prevent your computer from becoming infected.

1. Do not open emails that have bad grammar, incomplete sentences or have an anonymous sender address. These are red alerts that should have you thinking twice about clicking any links or opening them.

2. Do not open attachments that are suspicious, unsolicited or are received from an unknown source.

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Topics: Email security, Email, Malware, Virus

Trojan.FakeAV Virus Update

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Dec 22, 2014 4:55:00 PM

Trojan.FakeAV has been around for quite a while, however its making another debut. This type of malware tries to convince a user to remove non-existent malware or security risks from their computers by installing bogus software.

Users are offered a link to software from spam emails, blogs/forums that are spammed, malicious banner ads, pirated software, file sharing networks, or even exploited web pages.

Once installed, a constant stream of pop-up warnings appear stating a harmful virus has been detected alerting you to purchase software to clean this up.

Here is what we received via email:

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Topics: Email protection, Email security, Malware, Virus Alert, Virus

Operation Global III Virus Alert

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Dec 22, 2014 12:10:54 PM

 

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Topics: Hackers, network protection, attacks, Malware, Virus Alert, Virus, ransomeware

Adware Installer Attempts - Take caution!

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Nov 20, 2014 1:23:42 PM


Hackers are finding more and more ways to manipulate users into installing malware onto your computer. Before clicking on a link or downloading a file, make sure you review the origin of the link. 

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Topics: Internet Security, attacks, Malware, vulnerabilites, Virus

CryptoWall 2.0-Shipping Notification Emails

Posted by Theresa Hietpas

Oct 24, 2014 2:16:52 PM

Another method that CryptoWall 2.0 is spreading is through the use of bogus Shipping Notification emails. These emails are coming in and alerting the receiver that their package is being shipped. To view the shipping details, the user must click a link to download the information.

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Topics: Email protection, Cyber Crime, Virus

6 Steps To Help Keep Your Computer Virus Free

Posted by Blog Tipster

Jun 18, 2014 10:00:38 AM

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Topics: SPAM, Virus

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