Stopping the Bot Infection

To prevent bot activity on your computer be sure “heuristic analysis” is enabled in your anti-virus program settings. Heuristic analysis is a method employed by many computer antivirus programs designed to detect previously unknown computer viruses, as well as new variants of viruses already in the “wild”.

Ransomware Update – The Threat Continues, by DoctorLaptop

Ransomware Update – The Threat Continues, by DoctorLaptop
Despite what you may have heard about a solution found to stop the recent ransomware attacks the threat is not gone. Be sure you have protected your computers. A new wave of attacks has begun and we should expect several more waves of attacks in coming months. The new attacks don’t only encrypt your data like classic ransomware. Instead some hijack your system and run hacker programs hidden in the background while your computer is on. This is known in tech jargon as turning your computer into a “bot”. As a result your computer gets slow and all your data and info are exposed. Hackers use armies of bots to accomplish hacking schemes that require massive numbers of computers focused on a task, such as doing “denial of service attacks” and “mining” crypto-currency. Read this article for an explanation in easy to understand terms.  Contact me if you need help or have questions. Email: doctorlaptop@protonmail.com or Mobile 675 993 069 (after 11am please).
https://www.yahoo.com/tech/another-large-scale-cyberattack-underway-experts-194944965.html

10Aug15 – Outlook Servers Down, Hacking Car/Garage Locks, and EZ Win10 Security Fix

RollJam

A 25euro device that opens most car and Garage doors!

RollJam — $30 Device That Unlocks Almost Any Car And Garage Door

Recently researchers even demonstrated how hackers can remotely hijack a Jeep Cherokee to control its steering, brakes and transmission. Now, researchers have discovered another type of car hack that can be used to unlock almost every car or garage door. You only need two radios, a microcontroller and a battery, costing barely under $30, to devise what’s called RollJam capable to unlock any car or garage at the click of a button, making auto hacking cars so simple that anyone can do it. Read more here:  http://thehackernews.com/2015/08/rolljam-unlock-car-garage.html

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The Outlook , Hotmail and Windows Live email servers are having big problems, especially in the UK and USA.

If you use one of these services, with a .co.uk or .com email address, you rely on those servers to some degree. All sorts of strange behavior has been reported in thousands of bug reports the last few days. As the company is keeping quiet about this we can only speculate on causes. Go here for details and related forum posts: https://downdetector.com/status/outlook

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Tip — Installing Windows 10‬? Fix 35+ Privacy Issues With Just One Click

The new free software app, dubbed DoNotSpy10, allows you to disable a total of 37 Windows 10 privacy issues with just one click.

DoNotSpy10 creates a centralized interface where you can quickly and easily change settings related to 37 different Windows 10 services that directly impact the security and privacy of your data.

DoNotSpy10 prevents you from going through dozens of various features settings in Windows 10 and lets you adjust all privacy and security settings in one place with just a click.

Get more info here:  http://thehackernews.com/2015/08/secure-install-windows-10.html

Get the program here:  http://pxc-coding.com/blog/donotspy10-1001/