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August 30, 2015  12:36 AM

Infected PC? Refresh or restore

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
malware, Restore, Security, system recovery

The more things change, the more they stay the same. I'm still seeing PCs with serious malware infections that defy any and all attempts to clean them up. I used to persevere and eventually succeed in killing whatever beasties were inhabiting the dark recesses of the system. Just last week, I...

February 21, 2015  7:01 PM

Criminal mischief: Sony gave us a rootkit, Lenovo gives us malware

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
Adware, cybercriminals, lenovo, malware, Security

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August 7, 2014  4:57 PM

Disconnect from internet when uninstalling PUPs

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
malware, Security

gremlinWe've all seen it: You try to...


August 7, 2014  1:53 PM

Site recovers files locked by Cryptolocker ransomware

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
CryptoLocker, malware, Ransomware, Security

cryptolockerA...


July 31, 2014  11:28 PM

Symantec Endpoint Protection Privilege Escalation Zero Day

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
malware, SANS Internet Storm Center, Security, Symantec Endpoint Protection, zero-day

SEP BoxWhat do you do when the...


June 14, 2008  1:57 PM

Redux: Infected device? Refresh or reload

Ken Harthun Ken Harthun Profile: Ken Harthun
malware, Security, System Restore

The more things change, the more they stay the same. I'm still seeing PCs with serious malware infections that defy any and all attempts to clean them up. I used to persevere and eventually succeed in killing whatever beasties were inhabiting the dark recesses of the system. Just last week, I...


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