Computer Viruses

May 6, 2015

This Rombertik-Infested PC Will Self-Destruct In 5 Seconds… Or Not

The guys over at IMF (that’s the Impossible Mission Force, not the financial institution) would, I’m sure, love a piece of malware that could literally destroy the […]
October 17, 2014

Brain And The Next 28 Years Of Malware (Infographic)

Part of getting older is looking at the next generation and marveling at how easy they have things, or their lack of knowledge of key things […]
February 7, 2014

Stand And Deliver, Your Bandwidth And Our Bitcoins

Ransomware is a fairly new phenomenon but one that is becoming increasingly prevalent. Just this morning Brian wrote about how some companies are being held to […]
February 7, 2014

Stand and Deliver, Your Money or Your Bytes

Europol’s Cyber Crime Centre (EC3) released a report on the rising threat of Ransomware to individual computer users and to businesses.  This report follows on from […]
October 6, 2009

The Worm has Turned

The Sunday Business Post published an article yesterday called in their Computers in Business Supplement.  The article is The Virus Evolution and in it Gordon Smith discusses with […]
March 31, 2009

Combating Conficker C

There is a lot of media attention being paid to the Conficker C worm due to update itself tomorrow.  Researchers have not been able to identify […]
March 2, 2009

Protecting Your Windows Systems from the Conficker Worm

Subsequent to the critical out of cycle patch, MS08-067, issued by Microsoft in October 2008, the Conficker Worm was discovered which infected systems that had not […]
November 26, 2008

Microsoft Warn of New Attacks Against MS08-067

Microsoft are again urging PC users to apply the MS08-067 emergency patch issued last October due to an increase in attacks aimed at exploiting that vulnerability.  […]