Avast’s CCleaner distributing malware

JohnMHoyt Computer Security, Managed Services, Microsoft, Secure IT Alert, security, Windows, Windows Server Leave a Comment

This is a shocking bit of news. The popular “CCleaner” application from Avast which is used by millions of people, may have been distributing malware via a backdoor. Just as shocking is the fact that Avast didn’t notify users. (Avast is security software company and provider of anti-virus/anti-malware products). An update has been released, however. You should install if it …

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POLL: Which Anti-Virus Software Do You Use? Trend Micro, Norton, McAfee, etc…

JohnMHoyt Apple, Computer Security, Fun Stuff, Homeland Secure IT, Mac, Microsoft, Microsoft Exchange, OS X, security, Windows, Windows Server 2 Comments

Which Anti-Virus do you use to protect your computer and/or server? Multi-Select if you use more than one… Which Anti-Virus Software Do You Useonline surveys AVG, Avast, ESET, Norton, McAfee, Sophos & Trend Micro were selected because they are the most popular by far. Please forgive me for not listing your favorite and just select “Other”, or feel free to …

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