Malware Cleanup Deal

We’re running a special on malware cleanups for the months of February, March, and April 2018. If you mention you saw this ad on our Website or Facebook get a special deal!  Regularly $75 but with this promotion its only $50!

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Macrium Backup Solutions

We here at Micro Support Systems are proud to announce we are now partnered with Macrium Software, the trusted endpoint backup solution for home and business. What is Macrium Reflect? Macrium Reflect is image based backup and cloning software. Macrium Reflect creates an accurate and reliable image of a hard disk or the partitions on the disk. In the event of a partial or complete system loss, you can use this image to restore the entire disk, one or more partitions, or even individual files and folders. Using Macrium Reflect you…

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Playing with Ransomware

Interested in what it looks like when a system is hit by ransomware?  Here is a link to the guys at Know How (part of the Twit.tv network) doing a demonstration on just what it looks like if you were unfortunate enough to be hit by the Wanacry Ransomware attack.  They also try some tricks to protect files and even attempt the recovery program developed called Wanakiwi.

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Keylogger found in HP Audio Driver

An update to HP’s audio drivers released in 2015 introduced new diagnostic features. One of these is used to detect if a special key had been pressed or released. Except it seems this was poorly implemented, as the driver ultimately acted like a keylogger, capturing and procesing every single keypress. Read More @ TheNextWeb

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Malware cleanup

Malware and spyware are one of the most prevalent problems we encounter when working on our customer’s PCs.  Malwarebytes reports that from Jan 2016 to Nov 2016 malware found in the wild increased by 267%.  In the fourth quarter alone they cataloged nearly 400 variants of ransomware. With this increasing threat sometime antivirus and antimalware applications can’t keep up.  All it takes is for one malicious fake application or a tag-along with a free and otherwise safe application to be accidentally installed and before you know it you’re system is…

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Emergency Fix for Windows Anti-Malware Flaw Leads May’s Patch Tuesday

Emergency Fix for Windows Anti-Malware Flaw Leads May’s Patch Tuesday Adobe and Microsoft both issued updates today to fix critical security vulnerabilities in their software. Microsoft actually released an emergency update on Monday just hours ahead of today’s regularly scheduled “Patch Tuesday” (the 2nd Tuesday of each month) to fix a dangerous flaw present in most of Microsoft’s anti-malware technology that’s being called the worst Windows bug in recent memory. Read More @ KrebsOnSecurity

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