Category: virus warnings

Pressing F1 in Internet Explorer is Help for Hackers

Posted on 03/09/10 by Jim No Comments

Microsoft released a security notice on March 1, 2010, warning Internet Explorer users that pressing F1 in IE can run malicious VBScript code and infect the system with Malware. Until MS releases a fix via Windows Update, users are cautioned not to press F1 in their browser. Here’s a potential example of how a user […]

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Instant Messenger (MSN, Live, Yahoo, Skype, etc.) Viruses and Worms

Posted on 02/08/08 by Jim No Comments

  There are a couple of bad IM viruses spreading lately. Any of our clients who use IM (like Live Messenger, Yahoo, or Skype) would benefit from a little schooling, or even a PC checkup to be sure AV is running correctly, etc. There is a very social aspect to the spread of the virus, […]

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