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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, …

Security Shield 2011 Rogueware

Security Shield 2011 is the latest fake anti spyware program. With the help of trojan, fake various websites and spam emails it pretends to be anti spyware program that can get rid of variuos”viruses” from your computer. Once installed it will display false system security warnings and then will prompt you to buy a “full” version of this program to remove threats that don’t even exist. Do not buy anything and do not follow any links Security shield suggest!  Malware does not have the ability to detect nor remove threats. Not only is Security Shield 2011 incapable detecting or removing malware/spyweare, it can harm your system by editing registry entries. Security Shield …

Top UK broadband complaints list

The most complained internet and phone services provider is TalkTalk. From April to June, it topped the list of angry customers, while Virgin Media attracted fewest complaints. However, TalkTalk had got better since last year. In mobile internet, the most complaints were about three (3). O2 was the least complained about. By last year reports, TalkTalk and three (3) were most problematic companies too. Last year TalkTalk and its Tiscali UK received a £3m fine for incorrectly billing more than 65,000 customers for services they had not received.   LANDLINE COMPLAINTS TalkTalk – 0.8 complaints per 1,000 customers BT Retail – 0.25 BSkyB – 0.25 Virgin Media – 0.15   …

The Social networking – threat to computer Security

Computer repair engineers know too well about the security threats in the cyber world. Virus and malware removal is usually on the most required services for computer repair businesses. There are a number of hardware and software tools that are designed to create a strong of protection against bad guys. While these tools are necessary, there is one element that they still can’t protect computer – the human element. Social networking is one the biggest threats to computer security, whether in residential or business environments.   Typical attacks Computer Viruses/Malware in the form of rouge software, such as fake-anti virus programs that look real and tell the victim to pay money for …

How to avoid facebook virus

Facebook virus spreads further. The Facebook virus is typically spread through an email or a wall post from one your Facebook friends. Viruses such as Koobface hack into one of your friend’s Facebook accounts and may send you the following messages: “You’ve been caught on a hidden camera,” or “You just look awesome in this new video.” How to avoid it ? DON’T CLICK THE MESSAGE! Even if it is from your friend or colleague. Messages such as “You look funny in this new video” and “You look just awesome in this new movie” leads straight to the virus. When you’re on a social networking site, pay close attention to executables …

How Windows 8 will look like

Windows 8 OS will be launched in fall 2012, based on off-the-cuff executive statements and leaked schedules. Microsoft insists that all Windows 7 apps will run in Windows 8, and that any machine that can run Windows 7 can run Windows 8. Windows 8 will have two different sides. Is a tablet operating system, with the tile Metro style user interface like one in Windows Phone 7.5 mango. And it is a new version of the full Windows 7 desktop operating system. The first is very simple and consumer optimised, and competes with tablets like Apple’s iPad and Google Android tablets. The other is the operating system for power users …

Chrome Overtakes Firefox by grabbing 26% of global market

Google Chrome has surpassed Mozilla Firefox and become the second most used Web browser in the world. According to Web analytics company StatCounter Chrome took 25.7 percent of the worldwide market. And now it is a second most used Web browser after Internet Explorer. Anyway Microsoft’s Internet Explorer maintains a strong lead with 40.63 % globally (50.66 % in the United States), but both Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox declining fast.

Metropolitan Police virus warning

“METROPOLITAN POLICE” Attention! Illegal activity was revealed! DON’T PAY – IT’S A VIRUS !!! This is the fake virus warning which has nothing to do with the Metropolitan Police of Great Britain. This is just the next fraudulent way developed by hackers to collect money from computer users. This virus requires you to immediately send the payment in order to restore control over your infected computer. Cyber criminals change their virus application to suit various countries where they want to get as many victims as they can. So, this time they chose Great Britain as the platform for spreading their virus and reaching their goals. If your system is contaminated …

Malware spreads via children’s gaming websites

Hackers are increasingly targeting child focused gaming websites, according to a leading anti-virus firm. Anti virus company says it detected malware threats at more than 50 sites that contained “game” or “arcade” in their title. These pages tried to download Javascript infections, redirectors and potentially unwanted software. “These are sites with mini-games, including flash applications and simple online apps – one example is software that allows girls to dress and change the clothes of characters”, the firm’s chief technical officer, told. Cutearcade.com – the most visited site affected with more than 12.500 infection reports. Trojan from the site had redirected users to linuxstabs.com, a known distribution point for malware. Cutearcade.com’s owner did not respond …