Internet Explorer 10: Suspicious activity might have been detected popup with a number to call

Problem:  Had a client that had their IE session hijacked by some program.   The session was stuck on a page saying “IE Warning” and a pop up with the following error: “ IE – Alert   Suspicious Activity Might Have been Detected.   Browser: IE 10.0   OS: Windows   To fix this please […]
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My plea to Google and Bing

Problem:  Over past few months, I have had to clean up a quite a bit of malware on client PC’s and Macs.   Items like:  Search Protect, PC Optimizer, MacKeeper, zip cloud, System Optimizer Pro, driver support, Boost, Groovorio, Browser Safeguard, snipsmart, RocketTab, toolbars and numerous coupon/savings programs… Just to name a few and there […]
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Chrome: overloaded with keyword adds

Problem:  End user was surfing the web in Chrome and noticed an unusual  amount of keyword adds in the copy of the site.  I knew these adds weren’t supposed to be there because I manage one of the webs in question.  Checked “Add/Remove” programs and there weren’t any instances of spyware or malware to uninstall. […]
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