Avast’s CCleaner distributing malware

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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The next reason for gas costing more at the pump could be malware…

Gasoline has started its seasonal increase in cost, as I am sure you have noticed. Why does it cost of fluctuate? One reason is that as we move towards summer months, additives are implemented which are mandated to be used between April and September in a bid to reduce pollutants. The process costs money, as do the additives, and that …

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Apple Macs infected with malware – at Apple Inc

Remember the computer that is impervious to malware, the Apple Mac? Well here’s one for you… Yesterday, Apple Inc announced that computers within their own network have been exploited. ┬áMac computers in other companies have also been exploited. It’s always a heated subject whenever I mention that more and more Apple Macs are becoming compromised. Very passionate people will argue …

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