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Posted by on Jul 03 2015, 01:15 AM
CleverSearch is a program from the Adware.Vitruvian family of adware programs, which display advertisements while you are browsing the web. This program promotes itself as a utility where you can highlight text on a page and CleverSearch will display the definition and related pages. The problem is that when this adware is installed it will underline words on web pages that you are viewing, which display intrusive advertisement labeled Ads by CS, Ad by CS, Sponsored Ad by CS, Brought by CS, CS Advertisement, or CleverSearch Advertisements when you hover your mouse over them. The CleverSearch adware ...

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Posted by on Jun 26 2015, 12:27 PM
Reports are coming in about Vipre anti-virus quarantining the QuickBooks dbdata11.dll file. Due to this QuickBooks freeezes and is unable to work properly. In order to resolve this, please upgrade your Vipre definitions to 41468, which no longer flags dbdata11.dll as malware.One unfortunate side effect to this false positive is that when a user launches QuickBooks and the files are quarantined, Quickbooks will create a new %Temp% folder with the same files. Vipre will then quarantine that file and the whole process continues to be repeated. This leads to numerous %Temp% folders being created and thus ...

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Posted by on Jun 26 2015, 10:31 AM
Media Dashboard v2, otherwise known as it's filename stdrt.exe, is a potentially unwanted program, or PUP, that is commonly bundled with other downloads. When installed, you will notice that your computer becomes slow, your hard drive is constantly active, and that you have less computer memory then normal. Task Manager will also display a program called stdrt.exe that is using up a great deal of CPU power. This is because the stdrt.exe is constantly running in the background while viewing videos from sites like dailymotion and others. These videos, though, are never displayed to the screen. Whether ...

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Posted by on Jun 22 2015, 01:20 PM
I thought that many of those who are in the IT industry, or aspiring to be, would find this interesting: ATTN all computer techs: Live show for real IT Pros (+ meet-up!)Jetpack is a live business show for computer techs in managed services, break/fix, and IT consulting with revenue

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Posted by on Jun 19 2015, 07:30 PM
Today Malwarebytes announced the hiring of Filipos Mouliatis, otherwise known as thisisu, and the acquisition of his tool Junkware Removal Tool. JRT is a tool that is designed to remove adware and other potentially unwanted programs from a Windows compuer. This tool is a very popular download at BleepingComputer.com with over 4 million downloads since Filipos began developing it. It will be exciting to see how JRT partnered with Malwarebytes will go even further to protect Windows users from adware and other unwanted programs. Filipos has been always been an active and integral helper at BleepingComputer.com ...

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Posted by on Jun 15 2015, 05:09 PM
Today LastPass, the online password storage site, announced that they detected a security breach on their network last Friday. They further state that there was no evidence that encrypted user vaults, which contain the passwords, were taken or user accounts were accessed. Unfortunately, account email addresses, password reminders, and authentication hashes were accessible to the hackers. Though LastPass states the authentication hashes are secure with thousands of rounds of SHA256 encryption, they are asking people to verify their accounts again and update their master password.It may be true that ...

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Posted by on Jun 12 2015, 10:32 AM
QuickSurf is a program from the family of adware programs, which display advertisements while you are browsing the web. This program promotes itself as a utility where you can highlight text on a page and QuickSurf will display the definition and related pages. The problem is that when this adware is installed it will underline words on web pages that you are viewing, which display intrusive advertisement labeled Ads by QS, Ad by QS, Sponsored Ad by QS, Brought by QS, QS Advertisement, or QuickSurf Advertisements when you hover your mouse over them. The QuickSurf adware will also display pop-up ...

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Posted by on Jun 11 2015, 09:28 AM
TidyNetwork is an adware program that displays advertisements while you browse the web. When installed, this adware will configure itself to display TidyNetwork ads in the form of pop-ups, underlined words, and overlays on web pages that you visit. These ads are intrusive and are displayed over the content you are trying to read, which makes it very difficult to read the content of the web site or navigate it properly. TidyNetwork will also cause your browsers to act slow due to the constant loading and displaying of advertisements.

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Posted by on Jun 10 2015, 05:41 PM
Wordinator is a program from the Adware.Vitruvian family of adware programs, which display advertisements while you are browsing the web. This program promotes itself as a utility where you can highlight text on a page and Wordinator will display the definition and related pages. The problem is that when this adware is installed it will underline words on web pages that you are viewing, which display intrusive advertisement labeled Ads by WD, Ad by WD, Sponsored Ad by WD, Brought by WD, WD Advertisement, or Wordinator Advertisements when you hover your mouse over them. The Wordinator adware will ...

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Posted by buddy215 on Jun 10 2015, 03:32 PM
SOURCE: Net neutrality takes effect Friday; ISPs scramble to avoid complaints | Ars Technica   The latest news occurred today when AT&T and network operator Cogent announced a new interconnection agreement for exchanging Internet traffic. If AT&T Internet users were experiencing trouble reaching websites, this could resolve that problem for any Internet traffic traveling from Cogent to AT&T.....................   ...........Besides Cogent's new deals with Verizon and AT&T, transit provider Level 3 has signed recent agreements with AT&T, Verizon, and Comcast............   ISPs have asked a federal ...

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