Click Farms

  A few years ago click farms where a regular topic of discussion but not so much now. Nevertheless, these nefarious organisations still exist, and operate, and are something all online users need to be aware of. This article will consider what click farms are; how they operate; their purpose; the consequences; and possible solutions. … More Click Farms

Computer Viruses – Spyware, Keylogger, Adware

Spyware and Keylogger malware have different aims to the usual computer virus. The intent, with both, is to illegally gain user information. Adware, usually, has an alternative primary purpose as discussed within the appropriate section below. Note: As will be mentioned a number of times ‘Malware’ is the correct ‘umbrella’ term when referring to computer … More Computer Viruses – Spyware, Keylogger, Adware

Computer Viruses – Ransomeware & Scareware

  Note: As will be mentioned a number of times ‘Malware’ is the correct ‘umbrella’ term when referring to computer viruses. However, as, colloquially, the term virus is more readily understood, both will be used throughout discussions that relate to the topic.   Ransomeware Ransomware is just one of many different types of virus a … More Computer Viruses – Ransomeware & Scareware