To Scan or Not to Scan – The Proactive Way to Protect Your PC

Another day, another major hack. This time around, India-based outsourcing giant Wipro was hit with a devastating phishing attack that left their network wide open to a state-Sponsored malware attack. To make matters much, much worse, though you may not be familiar with it, Wipro provides IT and consulting services to enterprises all over the world — and their network was used to launch subsequent … Continue reading To Scan or Not to Scan – The Proactive Way to Protect Your PC

What is a Trojan Virus?

A trojan virus is a software program that masks itself as something it’s not. Usually trojans pose as an innocent download or email attachment but it can take on any disguise in its attempts to get onto a computer. Trojans need human interaction to spread from one computer to the next. This means you need to download something or open an email attachment for the … Continue reading What is a Trojan Virus?

Malware and Its Many Flavors

Understanding malware and its many branches is kind of like walking into a Baskin and Robbins ice cream shop. There so many flavors and shades that it can be maddening to understand what’s going on. We have all come across terms like worms, viruses and spyware but it can be a sticky mess to decode what each one really means so most people use them … Continue reading Malware and Its Many Flavors