Monthly archives: January 2014

Ransomware blackmail programs and e-mail attachments

– January 29, 2014

In recent years, various “ransomware” type blackmail malwares are beginning to become more and more common. These programs provide a straightforward revenue for cyber criminals. Typically, a ransomware infected machine prevents the user from accessing desktop and ask for virtual money or a credit card transaction, so that the program can be rectified. So far, […]

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Spear phishing

– January 29, 2014

There might pop in to your e-mail so-called spear phishing messages usually written in bad Finnish or in English. Sometimes the message content may seem very credible. Typically, in these messages IT maintenance, any authority, bank, partner, Paypal, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, UPS, DHL or other body is asking your contact information and will ask you […]

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How to start using AC

– January 15, 2014

Connecting to AC aka Adobe Connect (previously known as ACP) AC enables web conferences and virtual class rooms. Multimediatools like live video, Voice over IP (VoIP), interactive simulations and spaces for group work are available. (See an introduction about AC on Adobe’s website). To participate in a virtual lecture, you need a network connection and […]

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