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Yes, Macs Get Viruses (and We Can Help)

Published on April 8, 2018 By dgreenbaum

Clients are commonly under the misconception that Macs don’t get viruses, or at least not PC viruses.  That was true back in the days of the “I’m a Mac” ad. In 2018, that simply isn’t true. In 2016, Mac malware (the general category for things like viruses, trojans etc.) grew by almost 75% according to this […]

How a computer virus can put your health at risk!

Published on March 2, 2014 By dgreenbaum

No, this isn’t some tabloid story at your grocery counter or some Internet hoax you need to check Snopes about. Computer viruses aren’t suddenly jumping into human beings and killing them. However as health care becomes computerized it’s not really that surprising that these systems could get computer viruses and thus jeopardize your health care […]

Small business and malware threats: what you need to know

Published on August 11, 2013 By dgreenbaum

It’s big news when a large company gets hit with a major malware or virus infection. One of the more recent stories is a US power plant “invaded” due to careless use of a USB flash drive. Home users often feel they brought on the virus themselves due to porn surfing, when in fact reading […]

Your computer used for international crime?

Published on October 23, 2011 By dgreenbaum

When you fail to properly set up or renew your antivirus, your computer could become a part of international crime. No, you aren’t smuggling diamonds or nuclear weapons, but you are lining the coffers of the bad guys! This isn’t a plot of some new movie, but the actual facts of the situation. Fake antiviruses […]

Computer Virus via your phone?

Published on September 4, 2011 By dgreenbaum

An alarming trend I’ve been hearing more and more about is beginning to hit the Lawrence area. The scam involves your Internet Service Provider calling you about a problem. Typically in Lawrence it’s either Sunflower/Knology or AT&T. The scam is simple “Hi, my name is (usually an Anglicianized name but spoken with a foreign accent) […]

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