Malware and Adware on a Mac

What does File Quarantine do for you on your Mac? When you attempt to open a file from the internet using Safari, or from an attachment to an email in the Mail program, the operating system will pop up a window warning you that the file comes from the internet and ask whether you really …
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CryptoLocker

The next time that an IT horror story breaks through into mainstream consciousness, it could well be caused by CryptoLocker What is CryptoLocker? It’s a horrible piece of malware that encrypts the most common types of data files on your computer (especially Microsoft data files such as Word documents and Excel spreadsheets). Once attacked, you …
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Don’t Use Registry Cleaners

What is The Registry? The registry is a huge database on Windows computers that stores information essential for running Windows and the individual programs that are installed. It also stores information such as the lists of “most recently used” documents that are often available in programs such as word processors and spreadsheets. This database is …
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