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Security Notification for CCleaner v5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud v1.07.3191 for 32-bit Windows users

CCleaner version 5.33.6162 and CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191. A suspicious activity was identified on September 12th, 2017, where we saw an unknown IP address receiving data from software found in version 5.33.6162 of CCleaner, and CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191, on 32-bit Windows systems. Based on further analysis, we found that the 5.33.6162 version of CCleaner […]

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‘Vaccine’ created for huge cyber-attack

Security researchers have discovered a “vaccine” for the huge cyber-attack that hit organisations across the world on Tuesday 27 June 2017. A perfc solution But for those concerned about the attack there appears to be fix, albeit one with limited effectiveness. By creating a read-only file – named perfc – and placing it within a […]

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Script Error occurred while loading COM component:{9BE8D8A1-2DB5-4A29-A95F-50C8B27820DA} (during the AutoUpdate process)

Problem You see the following errors in the Agent_.log on the client: Script Error occurred while loading COM component:{9BE8D8A1-2DB5-4A29-A95F-50C8B27820DA} Script Error occurred while getting point product callback component interface. These errors occur during the AutoUpdate process. The error is also recorded in: •McAfee AutoUpdate In Progress console •Updatelog.txt (Default location: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\McAfee\DesktopProtection\) […]

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Free Mac Antivirus Downloads

There aren’t as many options for OS X as there are for Windows, though the general consensus is Mac users are at less of a risk. It’s still worth protecting yourself though, as recently there’s been an increasing number of viruses for Macs circulating the web. Sophos Antivirus Simple to use, Sophos Antivirus for Mac […]