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Malware Lab’s Rogue Gallery

The Rogue Gallery “The Rogue Gallery, powered by the Malware Labs at Lavasoft, is a resource dedicated to keeping computer users safe from rogue security software. By providing a comprehensive database of current rogue security applications, you have the ability to clearly see what programs are considered rogue – and avoid them. Navigate the Rogue Gallery by displaying the latest threats or by searching for specific programs, listed in alphabetical order. Use the “Submit a Rogue” link to quickly and easily send any suspicious programs directly to Malware Labs to be analyzed.”

25 Million Strains of Malware Identified in 2009

“More than 25 million new strains of malware were created last year, says PandaLabs. According to the security vendor’s Annual Malware Report, the number of new versions of malware identified has topped the 15 million identified throughout the company’s 20-year history.” This is extremely big number and it keeps growing rapidly. This means all cleanup programs must work longer and scan for more and more spyware each year. This big number includes spyware, malware and other bad stuff that can infect you computer. After infection it can spread to other computer devices, other laptops via many ways. One of them is email, others – USB or memory stick, external hard …

Why “Prey” can help you recover your stolen laptop

Every day we read in the news about laptops getting stolen, sometimes from the backs of cars or from under seats in coffee shops, maybe from hotel rooms and even from inside our homes, anywhere in fact. Laptops are valuable, not so much even for the technology they carry but because they tend to contain a lot of personal details. We all know the hassle and worry that can come if someone steals our identity. Getting the laptop back is not so straightforward. Realistically, once it has gone from your sights you’re highly unlikely to ever see it again, unless of course you have “Prey”. Prey is a free open …

Browsing Under an Invisible Cloak – Here’s How You Do It

Perhaps the worst part of the Internet is that it has a pretty good and really long memory; it remembers what you did and said, long after you and many others have forgotten. And when you’re least expecting it, those random tidbits of information that you thought were forgotten and buried in the past come back to haunt you because your hard drive decided to store something that you thought you had deleted. Now, there’s a way to browse the net without storing any information of your session on your hard drive, and this means you don’t have to clean your disk and clear your history and cache every time …

Vista Guardian Virus Removal

Vista Guardian is one of the latest fake anti-viruses to cross the internet and infect on computers around the world. Our staff has categorized this as Malware and will be happy to assist in removing it. Vista Guardian is a Virus Vista Guardian is one of the latest fake anti-viruses to cross the internet and infect on computers around the world. This is a malicious malware virus and can cause you to have numerous issues such as: Hijacking of .exe files wont open so you can not run normal programs Disabling of internet Constant pop-ups This is a serious virus and the longer it sits on your computer, the more …

Don’t Fall for Software Gimmicks

Don’t end up spending up to £50 on something that isn’t going to work, learn why Support Nerds is the smart choice and guaranteed choice for your PC. We can solve many issues that software can’t even notice. A lot of times when your searching for ways to remove a virus, you will get bombarded with tons of software saying they can fix your issues. If you have gotten a malware virus, chances are the software is not even going to install properly and your gonna be out of pocket £19-£50 trying to take a shortcut. Most of the programs offered are extremely inferior and developed by amateur programmers so …

Anti-Virus 2010 Vista Removal

Anti-virus 2010 Vista (Shown in picture) is a virus itself. It is not anti-virus software and is classified as malware and can be hazardous to your PC. The virus infects deep into the registry and in some instances has been found to root kit itself into system files. Removal of this virus is very difficult and the longer it is on your PC the more difficult it will become till it eventually corrupts your system. In tests we have found this virus bypasses the following security programs: AVG, Trend Micro, McAfee, and Norton. ANTI-VIRUS 2010 VISTA = VERY NASTY MALWARE VIRUS Anti-virus 2010 Vista (Shown in picture) is a virus …

Your XP/Vista/7 Installation CD / DVD is Important

When we get users whose Computer don’t boot up and need a computer operating system repair, not having your windows CD or DVD can be an issue in some cases. Some customers were only have recovery CD / DVD from the company they bought the Computer from, this can be a problem when trying to safe personal data. THE DIFFERENCE – OPERATING SYSTEM CD / DVD AND RECOVERY CD / DVD? Operating System CD/DVD An operating system CD or DVD is a disk that contains the installations files for installing an operating system. It can be windows XP, Vista, or 7. This is the best CD/DVD to have for critical …

Signs Your PC Might Have a Virus

Computer repair Ltd presents common signs that your PC is infected with a virus, rogue or malware. If you think you can have a virus, reading this can help you verify if you need our computer repair service. YOU MIGHT HAVE A VIRUS? Common signs that your Computer might be infected with viruses, rogues or malware. If you have any of these issues just call us at 0207 4731583. Our Experienced Technicians can repair your Computer and remove all viruses! MALWARE Malware is the most intrusive type of computer attack an individual faces on the internet today. Internet Users who get malware are usually deceived by some sort of advertisement …

Anti Virus 2010 Removal Support

Anti virus 2010 – malware virus which attempts to confuse Computer users into thinking they are infected with multiple viruses and push a them to buy the anti virus protection. This is a lie and Anti virus 2010 is a rogue itself. Do not buy the software as it is a rogue that has infected your Computer. If you have trouble removing the rogue, Computer repair Ltd would be happy to help you with a experienced technician who can remove the virus right now! This is very hard to remove virus and you a lot of knowledge to remove it properly. Now you can spot it rarely because all the …

Malware Defender Virus

Computer repair Ltd has detected a recent thread of the virus “Malware Defender”. Malware Defender is a malware virus to attempts to confuse users that it is anti-virus protection and locks down your PC and confuses you into thinking you are brutally infected with other viruses and tries to make you to pay for it. If you have Malware Defender, it is a virus and is not anti-virus protection. Support Nerds can help you remove the virus right now. We guarantee removal of this virus and a warranty that all your private data will be saved. If you be inflicted with this virus, click below to talk with a Computer …

Thousands of online banking customers have accounts emptied by’most dangerous trojan virus

Thousands of British online banking customers have fallen victim to a sophisticated attack by cyber criminals who have stolen thousands of pounds from their accounts. About 3,000 online banking customers have been victims of a computer virus attack that empties their accounts while showing them fake statements so the scam goes undetected. Experts have described the attack using a ‘trojan’ virus as the most sophisticated and dangerous malware program ever created. The cyber criminals stole an estimated £675,000 between July 5 and August 4 and the attack is still progressing, experts warn. Out of action: The new trojan virus can empty bank accounts without their owners knowing about the theft …

HDD Diagnostic Tool Virus

The HDD Diagnostic tool is a virus that imitates a system hard drive diagnostic tool such as disk defragmenter and confuses computer users to believe that HDD Diagnostic tool is a virus. It then attempts to convince computer users that it has found multiple problems with the PC and the user should buy the program to fix them. If you have this program, do not give the program payment information. It is a scam trying to steal your credit card data. This virus infects into the system files and takes control over various hijack points on your computer making it very difficult for a average computer user to manually remove …

How to Spot Malicious Anti-Virus Programs

A growing problem on the internet s that of the rogue anti-virus infection, also known as software gimmick. This program pretends to be an anti-virus utility, but is actually just adware infection. It is often also accompanied by one or more Trojan infections, which opens security holes and allows all sorts of other spyware in. XP Antivirus 2010 is one such fraud. SIGNS YOU HAVE A MALICIOUS FAKE ANTI-VIRUS There are three main signs to look for. First off, the way it got onto your computer. This kind of program often appears of its own accord without you installing it, or is downloaded and installed to your computer after claiming …

Virus forces people to uninstall their antivirus

In a press releases Symantec warns that the rogue AV Antivirus will give users a warning telling that there is a problem with their antivirus software. It will force them to remove it immediately. The rogue will display a “security” message: Uncertified [can be any antivirus program] software detected on your computer You need to remove {can be any antivirus program] software for correct operation of the Antivirus. Attention: If you don`t remove [can be any antivirus program] software, the performance of your computer will dramatically degrade. Press “OK” to remove the [can be any antivirus program]”   Do nor press OK. Do nor press any buttons this rogue suggest. …

Be Careful of Tune up Programs

With a good number of cleanup and tune up programs available throughout the internet, it is important to be careful what you download and run on your computer… In today’s market, there are tons of free “Cleanup Programs” out there. How do you know which ones are legit and which one’s really work? That is a tough question because we have tested various ones.We have found that majority of these registry and system cleaners can do more harm then they do help. Some of them have even been found to have spy-ware built into them. The only one we have found to work well is ccleaner, which is designed by Piriform. …

Protect Your Laptop From Overheating

Heat build up in every laptop is a problem. Actually laptops should not be used on your bed becouse this blocks off the cool air intake. Heat is the ultimate death in all electronics, more so in laptops. Follow these simple tips to keep your laptops cool, and prolong the life of the laptop & hard drive in general. Purchase a USB cooling fan pad for your laptop This elevates the laptop for air flow under the laptop. The usb fans circulate cool air towards the bottom where the heat source is at, and also towards the intake vents.  Make sure to get one that blows air towards bottom of …

Google warns computer users infected with spyware

While performing routine maintenance Google discovered unusual patterns of activity. They were able to determine this corresponded to a group of users that had been infected with spyware. Google has been showing a warning message at the top of search results to affected users. Notification has already been shown to hundreds of thousands of users. They estimate that at least a couple million PCs running Windows are infected by this rogueware  that has hundreds of variants. Google’s notifications will not cover a wide range of spyware strains, but only the specific ones that were detected by Google. The best advice is to install security from a trusted brand like Kaspersky …

Max My Speed Dot Com – Don’t Do It – Scam

Another advertisement for on line pc computer repair on TV tonight – MaxMySpeed.com, using there paid software. Decided to check this site with clean running, no problem laptop here. This laptop just had it’s hard drive replaced, and Windows 7 operating system installed just the day before, running better than new, with no problems. MaxMySpeeds […]   Max My Speed Dot Com Another advertisement for on line pc computer repair on TV tonight – MaxMySpeed.com, using there paid software. Decided to check this site with clean running, no problem laptop here. This laptop just had it’s hard drive replaced, and Windows 7 operating system installed just the day before, running …

Why Use Cloud Computing Services

Some of the best computing companies provide cloud services, such as Apple’s MobileMe and iWork, or Google Apps, that allow you to access email, contacts, calendar, photos, movies, documents, backed-up items and more via the internet. With cloud services you can connect at home, work or on the go via a laptop, desktop, smartphone or other handheld device. Plus, you can sync up all those computers and devices to access everything that’s on the cloud, thus eliminating the need to carry around multiple electronic devices to keep up with email and your schedule. Cloud computing services have been available for some time, with Apple’s first foray with iTools and, later, …