Virus prevents updating
While “up there” is so exceptionally vague as to be meaningless, it does at least imply a difference in altitude: the device in front of you sits, conceptually, lower than remote servers or services on the internet.
I’ll save the “prevention is so much easier than the cure” missive for a moment. There are things that we can try, but unfortunately, there are no guarantees.
Spyware is a class of malware that, as its name implies, is typically designed to spy on you or your computer, silently collecting information that is subsequently sent on to others for typically nefarious purposes.
Various forms of advertising, including additional toolbars, homepage hacks, and data insertion (while technically not a form of spying) are often also included in the term to determine the presence of spyware.
We’d love to downloaddownload (v.) is the act of copying data from a remote server to your computer or device.
Conceptually, servers on the internet, or in “the cloud“, are viewed as being “up there” somewhere. I've got Sophos EM Library installed but no matter what it won't update.Later I realized that our Sonicwall is blocking the Sophos definitions.Regards, tjd01 I ended up updating the firmware (Sonicwall) to the latest version - it didn't seem to help. Check out our preparation checklist to make sure you're on track today!