Tagged: malware

The WannaCry Ransomware Is A Reminder To Pay Attention To Computer Security

The WannaCry Ransomware Is A Reminder To Pay Attention To Computer Security

There has been a lot of buzz about the WannaCry ransomware attack because it succeeded in attacking several major companies, including FedEx and the National Health Service in the UK. Overall, at least 200,000 machines were infected. It’s a good reminder that computer security is vital, not only for...

You’ve Just Ordered Pizza Spam/Malware

You’ve Just Ordered Pizza Spam/Malware

While not the usual work at home scam I like to post here, I found this bit of spam interesting. What a way to get people to click the link and download malware! Fortunately, I know better. Here’s the email: You??™ve just ordered pizza from our site Pizza Pepperoni...

When the Computer Virus is Winning…

When the Computer Virus is Winning…

I’ve had a pretty frustrating time recently fighting a computer virus. Not, thank goodness, on my work computer. On my husband’s computer. We’re pretty sure this was a real nasty! Hard to tell because not a single scanner of any sort that we tried could find so much as...

I've Been Fighting Malware

I've Been Fighting Malware

Oh I’ve been fighting malware, All the livelong day! I’ve been fighting malware, Trying to make it go away! Can’t I find the files that were Infected so early in the morn? Scanning the computer over and over and over again! Scanning, what’d it find, Scanning, what’d it find,...