RANSOMWARE ATTACKS AMAZON CLIENTS

Comodo Research Labs has declared Amazon users as the latest target for attacks with the Encryption infection also known as "Locky", "Cryptowall", and "Cryptolocker". Amazon purchasers may receive a fraudulent email that launches the infection upon opening an attachment. If you receive any email fr...

Windows 7 High CPU usage & Slow Windows Updates Fixed

The issue:  Installing and searching for updates is slow and high CPU usage occurs in Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 The Svchost.exe process occupies 100 percent of CPU usage when you upgrade a Windows Update client to Windows 10. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102...

Stop Microsoft from upgrading me to Windows 10

If you have  found that Microsoft upgraded you to Windows 10 overnight don’t despair. This can be reversed back to your prior operating system. Microsoft has created serious issues for many clients who run older programs that don’t run under Windows 10. At Computrs Inc we have saved hundreds o...

ENCRYPTION RANSOMWARE STRIKES AGAIN

The latest victim to be attacked is the city of Plainfield NJ . Ransomware infections which encrypt the data on computers, backup drives, and thumb drives, has barely made the news however the effects have been devastating to those who have been attacked.  A local electronics chain recently suffere...

RANSOMWARE – LOCKY BLOCKER

For the last four years, ransomware has evolved into one of the biggest threats to cyber security that I’ve seen in a long time. Names like CryptoLocker, CryptoWall, and CTBLocker keep average computer users and IT security Jedis alike up at night. For good reason: Ransomware is cunning, effective...

Uninstall Bloatware

Bloatware has had a long history of causing frustrating and often unintuitive issues with new computers; why on earth would a company put things on your brand new computer that actually slow it down? While that can be debated, what cannot be debated is the blatant benefits uninstalling this bloatwar...

CRYPTOWALL STRIKES HOSPITAL

For more than 1 week the Hollywood Presbyterian Hospital in California was without its computer system due to another malware strike from CRYPTOWALL. First reports were that the hospital's data was being held up for over 3 million dollars in ransom.  As of February 18, 2016 new reports have stated ...

Fake Virus Scam pop-up (Call For Support Scam)

Are you getting a random pop up on your computer screen asking you to call a phone number so they can fix your computer. This is not limited to Microsoft Operating Systems. Apple users are also experiencing this scam.   Fake virus warnings have plagued the computer industry for years but neve...

Windows 10 Start Menu stopped working

Windows 10 as an upgrade has had a few glitches. The latest issue has been the inability for the Start Menu to operate properly. While adding the Start Menu back into the operating system was a welcome site for many it didn't come without its own issues. There has been a reoccurring issue where it ...

New Computer Scam. Dell is NOT calling you

Reposted from Cyberheist News   A number of people using Dell PCs have been contacted by scammers claiming to be Dell Tech Support who actually had specific data that only Dell could have had. We're talking the customer service tag number, a support number printed on a sticker on every Dell c...