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Monthly Archives: November 2013

What to do to stop phone and mail advertisements

The Christmas presents frenzy is starting during this time of year all over the world. Most of the shops are making the equivalent of their year to date revenue in these weeks before Christmas. So, it makes sense for them … Continue reading

Black Friday is coming – stay alert

Every year, in the last week of November we have the Black Friday (November 29th) madness of buying at reduced prices. “Stay alert” doesn’t mean that you should only keep an eye on those great offers. It means that you should not fall for … Continue reading

5 tips to keep your mobile devices safe while using 3/4G and LTE

Having tablets and smartphones dominating the market has been the main motivation for IT companies to boost the 3/4G  and LTE technologies. This will significantly improve user connectivity but also will raise the risks levels in terms of security. These new … Continue reading

Ransomware in the wild: the CryptoLocker malware

The Cryptolocker is a new variant of ransomware malware that encrypts various files on user’s computer and demands the owner of the computer to pay the malware authors in order to decrypt the files. The affected files are documents, images, … Continue reading

Microsoft may end antivirus updates on XP in April, Avira will not

The support for Windows XP will end as communicated by Microsoft on April 8th, 2014. A spokesperson issued the following statement to Larry Seltzer of ZDNet: Microsoft will not guarantee updates of our antimalware signature and engine after the XP end … Continue reading