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5 Common Symptoms of a Vundo Malware Infection

5 Common Symptoms of a Vundo Malware Infection

Think your computer is suffering from a Vundo malware infection? Also known as Virtrumonde malware, Vundo malware consists of either a trojan or worm that's packaged in software. If you download software off the internet -- or through an email client -- your computer...

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What Is a Direct Action Computer Virus?

What Is a Direct Action Computer Virus?

Have you heard of direct action computer viruses? Like all viruses -- both computer and biological -- they have the ability to self-replicate. Self-replication is what allows viruses to spread while infesting other hosts. Direct action computer viruses, however, are...

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The Rise of Click Fraud Malware

The Rise of Click Fraud Malware

Malware can often be classified according to its purpose. Ransomware, for instance, is designed to hold a victim's files for ransom, whereas trojans are designed to covertly infect a victim's computer by being packaged with legitimate software. There's also click...

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An Introduction to On-The-Fly Encryption

An Introduction to On-The-Fly Encryption

There are different ways to encrypt data on your computer's hard drive. While they all use an algorithm to convert data into a secured and encrypted format, some of them have different properties than others. On-the-fly encryption, for instance, has become a popular...

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What Is the Zero Trust Model in Cybersecurity?

What Is the Zero Trust Model in Cybersecurity?

Have you heard of the zero trust model? While it's been around since the mid-1990s, the zero trust model has become increasingly popular in recent years. It's an approach to cybersecurity that, when executed properly, offers an iron-clad level of protection against...

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Open vs Closed Data: What’s the Difference?

Open vs Closed Data: What’s the Difference?

Data is the driving force behind the operations of countless businesses. Even if you own a local business, you'll probably use data on a daily basis. While there are many different types of data, though, most data records can be classified as either open or closed....

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How Computer Viruses Spread Between Devices

How Computer Viruses Spread Between Devices

Computer viruses are one of the most destructive types of malware. Like most types of malware, they can cause performance issues like slow download speeds, random reboots and screen freezes, and some of them can delete or steal your data as well. Computer viruses,...

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