SonicWALL Advanced Gateway Security Suite

SonicWALL Advanced Gateway Security Suite
Complete network security in a single integrated package SonicWall Advanced Gateway Security Suite (AGSS) is a complete suite of security services for SonicWall firewalls.  An upgrade over SonicWall Comprehensive Gateway Security Suite (CGSS), which features Capture Advanced Threat Protection, a multi-engine sandbox that runs and inspects suspicious files and code in an isolated cloud-based environment.  ...

Microsoft Security Update for Windows XP and Windows 8 (WannaCrypt)

Please use the below links to download the recently released update for Windows XP and Windows 8. Windows XP SP3 (X86) Windows XP Embedded SP3 (32-bit) Windows 8 (32-bit) Windows 8 x64  

WannaCrypt attacks

The ransom is $300 and you’ve got 3 days to pay before it doubles to $600. If you don’t pay within a week then the ransomware threatens to delete the files altogether.  Note the “Wana Decrypt0r” title on the window below: the three terms WannaCry, Wcry and WannaCrypt are all referring to the same piece ...

Microsoft Safety Scanner

The Microsoft Safety Scanner is a free downloadable security tool that provides on-demand scanning and helps remove viruses, spyware, and other malicious software. It works with your existing antivirus software. Note: The Microsoft Safety Scanner expires 10 days after being downloaded. To rerun a scan with the latest anti-malware definitions, download and run the Microsoft ...

Microsoft is warning Windows users over a fake Microsoft security product that locks an infected computer and tries to trick victims into calling a support number

Microsoft doesn’t call you to offer tech support and does not provide phone numbers to call on its BSoD security warnings.   Microsoft has sounded the alarm over a fake installer for its Security Essentials, which attempts to trick victims into contacting bogus help centres.  Microsoft has released a  “severe” warning over new Windows malware ...

KillerLocker Ransomware

KillerLocker Ransomware
We have received reports of yet another ransomware. KillerLocker ransomware is not vastly different from other ransomwares that we have seen in the past. It encrypts the victim’s files and shows a warning once it finished its job. This time, the warning uses a creepy image of a killer clown. With killer clown attacks all ...

Windows users warned over spammed-out gadget malware attack

Windows users warned over spammed-out gadget malware attack
    Windows users are at risk of having their computers infected, after a malware attack posing as an “important company update” was spammed out. The emails, which use forged headers to pretend to come from the same domain as your email address (in other words, if you have an email of fred@example.com the email ...

BT – Loss of Internet after recent McAfee update

BT - Loss of Internet after recent McAfee update
To find out if you are impacted by this, check your McAfee DAT version.  Right-click the McAfee icon in the system tray at the bottom right of your desktop, and either: 1) select About, or 2) select Open BT NetProtect Plus and then click on the About link near the top right. Look for the ...

Nildram – Advisory W32/Bredolab Virus

Nildram - Advisory W32/Bredolab Virus
In the last few days we’ve seen a significant rise in the number of emails containing malware attachments (programs that can damage, control or otherwise compromise your computer). These emails pose as either a UPS failed delivery notification or Facebook password change notification, although other variants exist. The file in question is known as the ...

Zen – Service Alert – Email – New Phishing Scam

Zen – Service Alert – Email – New Phishing Scam
A number of our customers have been affected by a phishing scam. if you receive an email similar to the one below then please ignore it, and DO NOT click the link. We will never request your username and password by email. The email is as follows: Attention Zen Internet Email Account Holders: Due to ...

ALERT! “Send it to Microsoft” possible scam

As you no doubt have experienced, from time to time a Microsoft programmes will pop up a message that asks if you want to send the error logs or similar to Microsoft to help them correct the problems in future releases and updates. However, there is a scam that creates a fake “send it to ...

VIRUS ALERT – Sex movie worm

  The worm spreads using tricks pioneered by worms such as the ‘ILoveYou’ virus A booby-trapped e-mail that promises free sex movies is racking up victims around the world, warn security firms. Some variants of the Windows worm contain a link to PDF that a recipient has been told to expect. Those clicking on the ...

VIRUS ALERT – New Mass Mailer Worm

  A global mass mailer worm is spreading and according to Symantec Security Response, affecting hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide.  This appears to be a new attack, however is similar to classic old-school mass-mailing viruses like Nimda, Melissa and the Anna Kournikova virus from 2001. The new, malicious computer worm spreads using a socially ...

Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor TROJAN

  Miscreants have disguised Trojan horse malware under the guise of a Windows 7 compatibility checker. The malware comes as a zip-based attachment to email messages supposed offering "help" on upgrading Windows boxes. But this "Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor Setup" assistant offers only a Trojan, instead of the promised compatibility checking tool. Windows users who ...

Fake Anti-Virus Software

  Fake anti-virus software that infect PCs with malicious code are a growing threat, according to a study by Google. Its analysis of 240m web pages over 13 months showed that fake anti-virus programs accounted for 15% of all malicious software. Scammers trick people into downloading programs by convincing them that their PC is infected ...

I have Anti Virus installed – Why do I keep getting infected?

According to Sophos for the first 6 months of the 2009 an average of 23,500 new web pages were infected every day, one every 3.6 seconds. Here is why legitimate websites are becoming more dangerous 1. Polluted ads Many legitimate sites rely on paid advertisements to pay the bills. Recent infection statistics show that they ...