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I.C.E. Virus – ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus

I.C.E. Virus – ICE Cyber Crime Center Virus

The ICE  Cyber Crime (ransomware) Virus is identical in behavior to the FBI Moneypak infection. A home customer of mine recently called and asked that I remove it. I tried the fix identified in several top searches for the keyword “ice cybercrime center virus removal“, for example (click here). Nothing seemed to work for me. Ideally it’s […]

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How to prevent computer viruses, trojans, malware, adware, ransomware and rootkits

How to prevent computer viruses, trojans, malware, adware, ransomware and rootkits

Below are a few tips and my personal opinions to help keep your computer clean and free of viruses, worms, spyware, malware, ransomware and other harmful computer parasites. Before I begin I’d like to go through the brief history of viruses, touch on why they are created, then explain why their still around today. Being […]

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I Have A Computer Virus

I Have A Computer Virus

I have antivirus software, why did I still get a virus (and how to avoid it)? NOTE: For this article, any form of malware that is harmful to your computer and causes ill-behavior will be referred to as a virus. If you have been the victim of a virus infection, you know how serious it […]

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The Real Deal with Malware

The Real Deal with Malware

The complexity of the web pages we visit in the worldwide web is a source of entertainment…as well as devastation. Before you allow yourself to be stuck in awe of the multiple features a web page holds, you would do well to consider the possibility that there are also multiple sources of infection present there. […]

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What is and how to remove the FBI Moneypak virus

What is and how to remove the FBI Moneypak virus

It’s still out there and if you’ve been affected by this it’s quite embarrassing. The FBI Moneypak virus disables the Windows desktop and replaces it with a full screen message that demands money. The message also indicates that you’ve been caught surfing websites that were deemed inappropriate. Your punishment for surfing inappropriate sites is a […]

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IASTORE.SYS – Blue Screen of Death

IASTORE.SYS – Blue Screen of Death

I was recently called out to a clients location to assist with a blue screen of death error message. The laptop experiencing this issue would boot into Windows just fine, but after about 1 to 2 minutes the system would freeze and the BSOD error would appear. The error message referenced the file IASTORE.SYS. The […]

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