Security Alert: Trojan.Rikamanu

Trojan.Rikamanu is a Trojan that steals information from the computers that it infects. It creates the following files on infected systems:

  • %Windir% \ Help \ CNDY.DAT
  • %System% \ drivers \ Irmon.dll
In addition to creating these files, it a...

Quickly Fix Driver Faults in the Device Manager

When there is a problem with one of the hardware devices in your PC, Windows highlights the error in the Device Manager. But, if you rarely use the device – a scanner for example – you may not even know there is a problem with it. Often these problems can be fixed by usi...

Are You Sure it's Windows 10 You're Installing?

Windows 10, Microsoft's eagerly anticipated replacement for Windows 8 is now with us and is being installed for free on millions of Windows 8.1 and Windows 7 SP1 PCs around the world. If you have one of these eligible operating systems you can update for free using the Wi...

Security Alert: Backdoor.Credmines

Backdoor.Credmines is a Trojan that steals information from the PCs that it infects. It creates the following files on infected systems:

  • %CurrentFolder%\ The list of names.xls
  • %UserProfile%\ Application Data\ Microsoft\ Protect\ CRED
In ad...

Fix a Missing Windows 10 Updater

I wrote a few weeks ago how, if you had Windows 8.1 or Windows 7 with Service Pack 1 installed, Microsoft are offering a free update to the new Windows 10, when it is released on 29th July. You can pre-register for the update now, by clicking on the Windows 10 logo icon that...

It's Time to Say Goodbye to Adobe Flash

Hacker attacks usually result in disaster. But when hackers recently attacked an Italian security company, it seems that they found more than they bargained for. The firm produce surveillance software to law enforcement agencies that allows them to monitor Internet users....

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