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Headlines to note | A good giveaway

Quickly, a few items I think worthy of your attention:

* NetSeer suffers hack, triggers Google anti-malware warnings

One advertising network’s corporate Web site suffered a hack and a malware injection attack this morning, which led to Google warning users worldwide to avoid ‘infected’ sites.” Read more..

* Welcome to bullyware: Malware gets more aggressive in money hunt

* Forget the Super Bowl. Critical Java patch released; update now

*Anonymous posts over 4000 U.S. bank executive credentials

And an alert reader shared a good software giveaway (download) you might want to jump on.

“The Glarysoft Giveaway today is… Zemana Antilogger $34.00 usually…BTW, I signed up for their daily email.

Zemana AntiLogger is a powerful, efficient, and lightweight app that blocks hackers. It detects any attempts to modify your computer’s settings, record your activities, hook to your PC’s sensitive processes, or inject malicious code in your system. The AntiLogger is designed to work with your anti-virus. While an anti-virus application will protect you against a wide range of known forms of malware, the AntiLogger is able to stop advanced, new, and niche threats developed with a specific objective: to steal your private information or access your secure internet connections.”

* The Big Picture: A good read for looking at the future of tech (and, understanding what’s happening now) Surface Pro, Windows 8 and the rebirth of Microsoft

A new landscape of tablets, cloud and BYOD pressures means that Microsoft has to get both the software and the hardware right.

Last year’s launch of Windows 8 and the soon-to-be-released Surface Pro tablet are setting the company on a very different course to the one it has pursued in recent years, and will define its strategy for the next decade.Read more..

Busy day ahead.. have to run.

Update: * An Easy-To-Use Program To Fix, Speed Up, Maintain And Protect Your PC

One of the biggest complaints I often hear from people who use a computer at home is that over time their computer gets slower and slower. This often occurs as result of installing numerous software programs and failing to perform routine system maintenance. When I hear this complaint, I will often help them clean up […]” Read more..

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February 4, 2013 Posted by | advice, computers, cyber crime, hackers, Internet, Microsoft, News, security, tech, Windows 8 | , | 8 Comments