Genieo: Don’t Be Fooled! This Is a Malware!

      This kind of comment has been a common occurrence amongst Mac users in recent months. There have been a growing number of concerns regarding a software package called Genieo. This software can cause many headaches, by preventing users from changing browser search engines, leading to pop up advertisements and warnings.  

Cyber Threat Increase During Holidays

Tis the Season for Heightened Cyber Criminal Activity: Tips on How You Can Protect Your Data

  The holidays are key times for cyber-criminals to exploit the risky behaviors of unaware Internet users. According to an annual survey conducted by Deloitte Consulting, more people than ever before are planning to buy their Christmas presents from an online source this year.  As such a growing number of services for online shopping are offered on these platforms and …

Is MacKeeper Worth It?

    A lot of Mac users will proudly proclaim that their machines will never catch a virus. While this does have some truth to it, there are still plenty of security vulnerabilities in Macs (take the “Shellshock bug” from last month for example). There are a number of software security packages available, some of them free but most of …

Apple (Mac OS X) FBI Moneypack Cyber Department Ransomware Virus – Steps to Remove All Signs of This Virus

    You’ve been accused of viewing prohibited pornographic content or crimes involving copyright laws and now you need to pay $300 or more to “unlock” your Mac.     This is a new type of malicious, ransomware virus that has been targeting Apple / Mac OS X users.  Ransomware is a new type of dangerous malware that can block access to …