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A Strange Twist In The Ransomware Saga

June 5, 2015

Apparently one of the Ransomware developers has almost grown a conscience.  His or her name is Tox and Tox claims on Pastebin.com that his / her “brilliant idea” has become “too hot for me to handle” so he / she’s getting out of the Ransomware business, although Tox is willing to sell his / her […]

Google Has Added HTTPS To Their Ranking Algorithms

June 4, 2015

Late last year Google made an important change in their ranking system that has received relatively little coverage.  Google has added to their search ranking algorithm a query to determine if a site is being served over HTTP or HTTPS. If a site is being served over HTTPS it ranks higher. Here’s an example of […]

Yes It Is A Scam – Don’t Call That Number!

June 1, 2015

Recently we’ve had several people come to us having been hit by a nasty piece of Adware.  This particular pop-up is insidious as it’s a two part pop-up, see the attached screenshot.  First you have the large underlying pop-up with the information that says “Call XXX-XXX-XXXX immediately.” Also take notice of the “24/7 Unmatched Service […]

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