Attacks During Thanksgiving Holidays Leaves Windows Users Vulnerable; Days Before Thanksgiving Worst for Trojans and Worms

As the Thanksgiving holidays come and go, many computer uses are left feeling vulnerable from an influx of virus attacks on one of the busiest online shopping days of the year.

New York, NY, December 06, 2008 --( Windows users were preparing for one the worst times of year for malware, and virus attacks. According to an analysis of 500,000 computers by, the time around the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S. is when the Cyber World is most unsecure.

“Lots of people weren’t even close to being prepared for what’s to come. Data rescue companies have been on their toes, trying to deal with the influx of computer crashes that accompany these attacks,” says Philip Fleischer of Tugboat Enterprises.

With the world economy plummeting and computer sales down, computer users are more at risk than ever. Old equipment targeted by malware attacks are prime candidates for computer crashes.

Tugboat Enterprises, publisher of Selkie Rescue Data Recovery, is one company that is prepared for emergency data recovery. “It’s like preparing for a storm; if you don’t have an emergency kit, you’ll be left in the dark. Having a software program like Selkie Rescue by your side in times of malware attacks is key to a quick recovery, “comments Judi Tyabji, CEO.

Malware and viruses are the leading factor of computer crashes to date. Nevertheless it’s crucial for people to be prepared.

Tugboat Enterprises line of data recovery products, Selkie Software, specializes in do-it-yourself data recovery. When Windows crashes, it can by-pass the Windows Operating System, allowing the user to pull their data off their computer. Their newest product, Selkie Freedom, allows the user to pull their data off the crashed computer onto an external hard-drive or USB key. It’s an award winning product.

Selkie Software was designated an Emerging Technology for 2008 by Computer Reseller News (CRN) because of the valuable opportunities it provides home users, IT professionals, and large companies to save money, time, and data. Find out more about Selkie Rescue and partnership opportunities at

For Enterprise Licensing, contact Paul Flanagan, VP Sales and Business Development, at 1-888-688-9199.

Tugboat Enterprises
Jackie Renton