How safe is a Remote Backup Service?

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Cyber Awareness | Posted on 22-12-2009


There are many service providers who offer online back up services. Some of them are Mozy,, Citadel Remote Backup, SafeCopy Backup, Iron Mountains, ElephantDrive, Xdrive, Genie Online Backup, AT&T Online Vault, Carbonite, eSureIT, iBackup. These are only a few to name.

Remote back up service are mostly suitable for individuals and small businesses. However, any of them trying these services without a good broadband connectivity… Continue reading

Malware Lurks Within Pirated Versions of Popular Movie Downloads

Posted by cyber-geek | Posted in Secure Downloading | Posted on 11-12-2009


Now-a-days cyber criminals are using popular events, current developments and even movie premieres to attract people who seek free or pirated content and exploiting.

A recent online scam which promises viewers to download the recent “Twilight – New Moon” movie is found to install malware in PCs.

The entire process of this scam is as follows…

  • Viewers are lured