20 12, 2016

What Are the Most Current Virus Threats?

2016-12-20T16:43:53+08:00December 20th, 2016|Anti-Virus|

Virus and malware tend to go in cycles. Those who specialise in computer security tend to watch what is being corrected in patches, what is being fixed, and what their users are reporting in order to understand the lay of the land in terms of virus threats. Some of the biggest threats out there right now: Trojan.Cryptowall This Trojan Horse virus encrypts files on a targeted computer, then demands that the user pay money in order to get the key to unencrypt the files. The virus is usually delivered through spam email or malware delivery systems like malicious ads or illegitimate websites. Ransomers often demand that the affected users pay [...]

20 12, 2016

Why Free Antivirus Solutions Are Not Enough

2016-12-20T16:43:15+08:00December 20th, 2016|Anti-Virus|

Whether you've just now been convinced that you need antivirus solutions on your computer or you've been using antivirus solutions for years, it's time to talk about whether or not free antivirus solution are enough to protect your system. It's important to understand what free antivirus software can do – and what it can't do. What does anti-virus software do? Basically, anti-virus software has the ability to scan your system and compare your files to a list of known threats. It will delete anything that matches its known threat list. Ten years ago, this was more than enough for almost all virus problems. How has malware evolved? Viruses and malware [...]