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Microsoft Scam Calls

  • Published in Security
  • Tuesday, 02 September 2014 09:48
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One of my clients fell victim to the infamous Microsoft Scam Call. They refused to pay the money when requested and the Laptop was left with SysKey installed and all of the restore points removed. This is the method I used to restore the PC to fully working order. The…

Fake System Restore Virus

  • Published in Security
  • Thursday, 18 April 2013 15:38
  • Read 2372 times
I have had a number of instances of having to remove the virus Fake System Restore ( and viruses like it). Here are my notes on removing it. Overview The fake System Restore falsly reports a number of system errors, prevents execution of programs, redirects internet access vi a TDSS…

Safe Backups in Windows 7

  • Published in Security
  • Thursday, 18 April 2013 15:34
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Many of my customers are rightly concerned about securing their computers data. This is my rough guide to computer data security on Windows 7. Windows 7 Professional and Ultimate give additional options not covered in this guide.  A Quick Crash Course We are interested in two types of backup for…

Strathclyde Police UKash Virus

  • Published in Security
  • Thursday, 18 April 2013 14:57
  • Read 1345 times
Overview This is an updated guide as I found recently ( Mar 2012 ) that malware bytes failed to recover a customers UKASH infected machine. The UKash virus pretends to be a punative police notice. That demand the payment of a penalty. Methods Tried MalwareBytes - This no longer works…


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