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Hackers Using Sick Children in Scam!

While the CryptoMix scam has been around for about a year, hackers have made it seem like they are helping children by encrypting your data and asking for a ransom! The first note is a standard CryptoMix scam: When you answer the email you get the following email that...

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GrandCrab 5.04 More Harmful Than Ever!

GrandCrab 5.04 More Harmful Than Ever!

We have told you about GrandCrab before.  It's the virus that encrypts your entire computer then asks for a ransom to un-encrypt it.  What could be worse? Hackers have added Vidar as an attachment.  Vidar downloads your data before initiating GrandCrab to encrypt it....

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Is Your Location Safe?

Is Your Location Safe?

While having your phone location available is extremely helpful at times, for instance if you have an emergency or need roadside assistance.  There are other times when it shouldn't be available. Recent studies show that Sprint, AT&T, and Sprint all sell your...

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Latest Windows Updates Eats up 7GB!

Latest Windows Updates Eats up 7GB!

Windows updates have started taking longer with each install.  The next update, Build 18312, will start reserving up to 7gbs of data so that it can always run the updates! Windows is saying this will help to Windows run better, allowing room for the updates to be...

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Having Problems with Excel?

Having Problems with Excel?

Microsoft released their first update of 2019 on January 2nd for Office 2010, 2013 and 2016 which was supposed to fix non-security issues.  However, there have been reports that Excel is either not opening or not functioning! Microsoft has pulled the following...

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Games in Apple App Store Infected!

Games in Apple App Store Infected!

Fourteen apps in the Apple store were found to be communicating with a malware server known as Golduck.  This server pushes malware onto infected devices. Apps involved: Commando Metal Classic Contra Super Pentron Adventure: Super Hard Classic Tank vs Super Bomber...

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Two Factor Authentication Susceptible to Hacking?

Two Factor Authentication Susceptible to Hacking?

Recently there have been hackers who have been able to bypass the two factor authentication with a phishing email or instant message. The link has one or two letters wrong.  For example, the link might say LunkedIn.com instead of LinkedIn.com The hackers are hoping...

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Privacy or Spam?

Privacy or Spam?

Would you trade your privacy in order to not receive spam text messages? Google's Message App can block the spam messages but first you have to allow it to collect information about your text messages. Google says that the messages themselves aren't collected just the...

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Phishing Scams Threatening Harm!

Phishing Scams Threatening Harm!

Hackers have upped their game. Not long ago they were sending email threatening to expose their victims 'private' habits to all of their friends and family members if they didn't get payment. After that, there was the phishing scam that threatened bomb detonations if...

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Tech Support Page Uses All of CPU!

We have all done it.  We click on something that looks interesting and get a screen that starts talking to us or it says that your computer is infected. There's a phone number to call and you can't move off of the page, you can't do anything! The latest page like this...

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