Tag: virus removal

Cheshire Police Ransomware

May 8, 2013

The “Cheshire Police Ransonware Virus” completely locked a customers computer and demanded £100 to be unlocked. I managed to remove the infection successfully and restore the PC to good health. This could happen to anyone, but it helps to keep to PC up to date.

Kaspersky Internet Security does well again

January 3, 2013

Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 comes top of a review of PC security programs. But there are arguments that the antivirus companies are too slow at responding to new threats and that our computers are left vulnerable. Furthermore, if antivirus programs are not doing an adequate job, why have one at all?

Ransomware

October 31, 2012

A PC was locked by a screen claiming that the computer had been used for illict purposes. A fine (or ransom) was demanded!

Kaspersky Internet Security 2012

December 13, 2011

Kaspersky Internet Security gets very high marks again in tests by Computer Shopper Magazine.

Phone scams are are worldwide problem

October 29, 2011

Scam phones saying your computer is infected are reported all around the world. Don’t accept cold calls from anyone phoning you about your computer.

Viruses and security

September 6, 2011

A nasty virus appearred to remove all desktop and start menu icons as well as all data.

Security Tools fake security program

February 28, 2011

Dealt with yet another fake security program today … one called “Security Tools”.  Some security.  It is an infection itself, falsely says that your computer is infected with loads of spyware and trojans and then asks you to register, pay your money and it will then cure everything! Unfortunately some people go into a panic […]