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Today’s malware is so advanced that you don’t even need to click on it to infect your PC. You can infect your computer simply by hovering over a PowerPoint link. Hackers have developed a way to infect computers with no click required, according to our friends at IT security company Trend Micro. That’s a scary development for PC users around the world. Most PC users know not...

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It’s no secret that malware targets people in important positions. According to a new report, a frightening new malware is targeting influential people in the US government. The new “GovRAT” malware is specifically designed to bypass antivirus tools – including the ones used by US government employees. The malware has also been labeled as “tough to detect” and “aggressive in its mission to steal sensitive files”. The...

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Malware is more dangerous today than it’s ever been before. Whether it’s ransomware or a performance-clogging virus, viruses today can ruin your day, your week, your month, or even your year. Want to avoid malware infections for the rest of your (PC’s) life? Here are 8 tips that you should start following ASAP. 8) Update Everything There’s a reason your software and operating system are constantly bugging you about...

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One of the safest PC setups you can have is an air gap system. In this system, there’s literally a gap of air between your PC and the outside world. But a new malware technology has found an innovative way to steal data from air gapped computers. That malware looks at the noise coming from a computer’s fan speed. Sounds crazy? It’s true. And it’s been successfully...

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If you’ve ever read a PC security blog, then you’ve probably read a tip like this: don’t download suspicious files from unknown sources. Everyone knows that tip. But a new ransomware virus making its way across the internet throws that tip out the window. This new ransomware is 100% JavaScript-based with no download required. Sound scary? It is. The new ransomware was spotted by SophosLabs and SurfRight. It’s being...

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