A story about “free” antivirus

A colleague of mine was working on a coworkers personal computer. The job was a fresh Windows 10 installation, and my colleague decided to install Avast Antivirus Free. Shortly after installing Avast Security Onion lit up like a Christmas tree. I didn’t recognize the IP address that the alerts were originating from, so I went […]

Fruitfly malware spied on Mac users

Sorry Mac users, you’re not as secure as you’ve been lead to believe. Granted, Linux being insecure has always been the case and isn’t a recent development. The fruitfly malware has been in operation for 13 years and was created by a man from Ohio, and the creator and distributor, Phillip Durachinsky, faces a 16 […]

How to Speed up Your Windows PC

  We all hate slow computers, so this tutorial will show you how to speed up your Windows PC. Disk Cleanup Tool Windows 7 Programs→Accessories→System Tools→Disk Cleanup. Go ahead and tick everything in the disk cleanup window. Wait for the program to finish and click the delete files button. Windows 10 Start menu -> Type […]

The Terminology of Malware – What You Need to Know

Computer Virus A computer virus is a malicious software program loaded onto a user’s computer without the user’s knowledge and performs malicious actions. In more technical terms, a computer virus is a type of malicious code or program written to alter the way a computer operates. A virus operates by inserting or attaching itself to a […]