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Downadup Virus Hits Millions

VirusThe virus Downadup, which originated in October by the name Conficker, has apparently attacked more than 3.5 million computers in less than 24 hours. The hackers have used phony Barack Obama websites to do the damage. The network of worms becomes a part of Windows services.exe then establishes an HTTP server from the computer. Make sure you have an updated anti-virus software program and check with Microsoft for patches to ensure your computer’s safety.

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Yoggie: Miniature Security Device for Your Laptop

Yoggie

With telecommuting growing by leaps and bounds and free WiFi access becoming more and more prevalent, protecting vital information on your laptop is of the utmost importance. Help has arrived in the form of Yoggie, a palm-sized device that houses 13 security products. Once plugged into the USB port, Yoggie offers such safety measures as anti-spam, anti-phishing, anti-spyware, anti-virus, a firewall, intrusion detection/prevention, and much more. Yoggie will put you back $199 USD, but we feel that beats the trials and tribulations of having your identity stolen by a 12-year-old hacker.

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