Hackers Cashing in on Bin Laden

Well once again scammers are out in full force. That’s right since the news broke of Bin Laden’s death scammers have been developing more new malware and optimizing their sites to show up with high rankings in search engines for related topics. I’ve said it one, I’ll say it again, keep your software updated! Many of the viruses/malware that were released on these sites target vulnerabilities within reputable software such as Adobe Reader, Internet Explorer, Java, Etc.. to infect a user’s computer.

Even if you are careful what you’re clicking on and do not download anything (on purpose anyhow..), you can still be infected by drive-by downloads which download and install themselves via the security holes you may have failed to patch by neglecting those important updates. That’s right, you do NOT have to be trying to download anything, it’s as simple as being in the wrong place at the right time.

If you are unlucky enough to get and infection whatever you do not “buy” anything from the so called antivirus, instead bring your computer in and we can get it fixed for you. If nothing else at least give us a call so that you don’t mistakenly give away your credit card number.

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