Virus and Malware

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Virus and Malware removal Cumbernauld

There have been many bogus cold calls targeting people stating they are from Microsoft or Windows, they claim your computer have either connected to certain websites or become infected with viruses and they  intimidate to allow remote access to your computer / laptop.These calls are from fraudsters and completely fake. This is to scare you into allowing them access to your PC or laptop so they install viruses and then show you the viruses and then they remove asking for payment – total scam! We have come across this many times and people have lost a lot of money allowing these fraudsters to connect to your PC / Laptop etc.If you have received such calls, call us for advice and we will help remove any software that they have installed and advise you on how to get your money back…

The National Crime Agency (NCA) has issued a warning regarding two pieces of malware software known as GOZeuS and

Cryptolocker. It has been discovered that this malware software is the cause of potentially one of the most dangerous

malware attacks in internet history – potentially putting millions of individuals and business in the UK at risk. It is estimated

that over 1 million computers worldwide are already infected with GOZeuS and Cryptolocker, of which over 15,500 are UK

based, and over £60 million has already been stolen.


As soon as you switch your computer on and it has an internet connection then you are at risk of viruses infecting it . TWC have tried and tested all the antivirus packages and have found through trial what works the best – so once we set it up on your computer you dont have to worry about viruses. We are the virus removal cumbernauld experts.


METROPOLITAN POLICE” Attention! Illegal activity was revealed! is a ransom ware-based malware that demands you to pay up in order to regain control of your computer – Dont pay it will not remove it and it will run in the background detecting passwords, credit card transactions etc…. What is malware – Any software that gathers user information through the user’s Internet connection without his or her knowledge. Normally disguised to look genuine indicating that your pc has all sorts of problems and pay x amount to sort the problems out – dont ever pay as their software runs in the background stealing your personal data, credit card numbers etc

To sum up there is more and more Viruses, Malware and scams going on out there. We at T W Computers have the over the years acquired the skill to protect your home computer or office network