Four short links – Monday 18th March 2013

Good Morning all. Here are todays Four short links. First up is From the Nasa Image of the day gallery. Showing the crew of expedition 34 on the International Space Station on terra firma. Its amazing to think these guys spent 142 days in Zero Gravity and you can see Cmdr Ford standing without any […]






Silence of the Scams Pt 2

{EAV_BLOG_VER:969897d8ecc3ea85} Morning all, Just a riminder to you all about the scammers out there pertaining to be Microsoft. Cybercriminals often use the names of well-known companies, like Microsoft, in their scams. They think it will convince you to give them money or your personal information. While they usually use email to trick you, they sometimes […]






How to Remove My Security Shield

Today i had the pleasure of removing this infection from a computer. As a rule i remove these types of infections using instructions from the www.bleepingcomputer.com website. This removal guide is provided by them on their website here…. What this infection does: My Security Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program from the same family as […]






Play World of Warcraft? – beware the Phishing scam….

Straight from this mornings Trend Micro Trendlabs Blog there appears to be a phishing scam is doing the rounds. An obligatory link back to the original article. Thanks to Menard Osena who originally wrote the following article. Blizzard’s World of Warcraft (more popularly known as WoW) is one of the most popular massively multiplayer online […]






Use LinkedIn Beware the email

On Monday morning, cybercriminals began sending massive volumes of spam email messages targeting LinkedIn users. Starting at approximately 10am GMT, users of the popular business-focused social networking site began receiving emails with a fake contact request containing a malicious link. According to Cisco Security Intelligence, these messages accounted for as much as 24% of all […]






How to remove Anti-Virus Live

The first thing you’ll want to do is reboot your computer, and hit the F8 key right before Windows starts loading (you can hit it a bunch of times). Then select the Safe Mode with Networking option. Before you do anything else, you’re going to need to fix the internet connection to work, because Antivirus […]






AVG thinks itunes is malware…

Word on the street is that the latest update from AVGs definitions has found that it thinks iTunes is MALWARE and has been disabling iTunes on folks machines. The latest update flags iTunes.dll and iTunesRegistry.dll as “Trojan horse Small.BOG”. There isn’t a listing for “Trojan horse Small.BOG” on AVG’s website so the flag is somewhat […]