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Pay the debt! – Malware Campaign Hits the Czech Republic

In these the last fewdays, the Czech Republic and other European countries are once again targeted by a…

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June 27, 2014 in News + Threats
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2014 – a year of escalating Ransomware, Bitcoin, Privacy and Digital Vagrants

As each new year approaches there is a lot of temptation to ‘predict’ the future, but the reality…

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December 27, 2013 in News + Threats
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Keep your Bitcoins safe and avoid these passwords!

Digital currency, mainly in the form of Bitcoin, is quickly gaining popularity these days and it is no…

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December 20, 2013 in News + Threats
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Four Ways to Simplify your Business

Some things in life are hard.  Swimming the English Channel.  Getting a PhD.  Losing weight.  Sitting through an…

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November 27, 2013 in Business
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Protecting against CryptoLocker ransomware

AVG users should beware of the CryptoLocker virus that recently came to light in early September. CryptoLocker is…

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October 23, 2013 in News + Threats
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Ransomware false advertising

The AVG Web Threats Research group found a redesign of a recent ransomware page that claims the scam…

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Attention! All data on your hardrive is encrypted

We have seen various mutations of the well known “police ransomware” Trojan throughout the year. Despite the threatening…

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January 30, 2013 in News + Threats
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Web Threat Update: MSN Cool Exploit Kit

1. MSN site redirects to Cool Exploit Kit Last weekend the AVG Web Threat Research group noticed a…