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istartsurf.com

istartsurf.com seems like a very useful search engine from the first sight: it allows computer users to access Facebook, eBay, YouTube, and other websites in just one click. ...

3 year ago
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CryptoLocker

CryptoLocker is a screen locker infection else known as ransomware program. It is distributed by Trojan:Win32/Crilock.A Trojan and unlike other ransomware applications known to us, this one ...

4 year ago
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Delta-Homes

Delta-Homes is a mischievous browser hijacker which can take over your home page and force you to use a highly suspicious and possibly dangerous search tool. At first ...

4 year ago

Cobalt

Cobalt is a malicious Trojan that seems to be targeted at Microsoft Office users in Russia. If this infection gains access to the operating system, cyber criminals using it can take over the control and initiate all kinds of malicious processes. Unfortunately, the infection is pretty much silent when it comes in, and the victim is unlikely to notice it right away. In fact, it is most likely that the infection would be discovered only if the operating system was scanned using a trustworthy malware scanner that is up-to-date and can recognize the Trojan. Without a doubt, this malicious ...

9 hours 21 min ago

Search.hlivetvnow.co

If you have noticed a sudden change in your browser's default settings, it might be an indication that a browser hijacker is active on your PC. One such application goes by the name of Search.hlivetvnow.co. If you ever happen to come across this devious program, make sure to refrain from it at all costs. It is critical to do so because this invasive application can make browsing the web a much more annoying and frustrating task. Furthermore, you must be aware of the fact that due to this suspicious program, your operating system could be put in danger. In turn, ...

9 hours 23 min ago

Geekto.net

A program, which goes by the name of Geekto.net should not be active on your personal computer. It is critical to remove it without any hesitation if it is ever found active on your personal computer because it is nothing more than a browser hijacker. If you are not familiar with devious programs of this classification, you must know that they are fully capable of making devious changes to your browser's default settings, without any warning whatsoever. In turn, your online experiences will be ruined, to put it lightly. It is also critical to note that that having this invasive ...

9 hours 32 min ago

Russian Hackers MoneyTaker Steal over $10 Million from US Banks

Cyber threat surveillance company Group-IB has published a report on December 11, 2017; revealing details about an outrageous bank theft at the hands of Russian-speaking hackers. The report calls these hackers “Money Takers,” based on the software used by these criminals to attack financial institutions. The report provides several insights into the changing aspects of cyber crime, and it also shows that no institution is safe from malicious infiltration. This article will give a concise summary of the report, and the main features of the scam that stole millions of dollars from over a dozen banks in the United States and ...

9 hours 34 min ago

Payment Ransomware

At this time, Payment Ransomware is still pretty much an enigma because it is not fully formed. In fact, our research team believes that it is still in development stages because the tested samples did not work the way they are supposed to. Unfortunately, just by looking at the code of this ransomware, it is clear that it could become a vastly-spread, dangerous infection. The ransom note linked to this threat is represented in Spanish, and since 437 million people speak this language worldwide, the creator has plenty of targets. The purpose of this malware, of course, is to encrypt ...

1 days ago

Santa Encryptor Ransomware

Cyber criminals do not stop developing new malicious applications during the festive season. Santa Encryptor Ransomware is their newest creation. It contains an image of Santa Claus in the top-left corner, but it is still a harmful malicious application. According to researchers at pcthreat.com, this infection is still in development because, at the time of research, it did not encrypt any files. We are sure it is only a question of time when malicious software developers finish it and start actively spreading it with the intention of earning an illegal profit before Christmas. It is unclear whether it will ...

1 days ago

Jcoder Ransomware

Jcoder Ransomware is a new threat that has emerged recently. It is still in development, and there are still many mysteries surrounding it. Nonetheless, we already know a lot about it too, and so we are rushing to provide you with as much information as possible just so that you could protect yourself and your operating system against it. Hopefully, your operating system is not infected at this point, and you still have time to take the appropriate security measures. The good news is that it does not take much to keep the ransomware away and your personal files ...

2 days ago

Hc6 Ransomware

It appears to be Hc6 Ransomware comes from rather greedy hackers who demand their victims to pay a ransom of $2500. The threat’s creators ask for money in exchange for decryption of user’s locked data. As you see the malicious program encrypts all personal files, it can find on the computer with strong cryptosystems to make them unusable. Unfortunately, such data cannot be unlocked without specific decryption tools. Nonetheless, we would not advise you to purchase these tools from the hackers because the chances are they might not keep up to their end of the deal. They may not ...

2 days ago

30Tab Safe Navigation

Perhaps you would not want to have something like 30Tab Safe Navigation as your default homepage, but do not be surprised to find it on your browser because it is the newest browser hijacker on the block. You probably know that browser hijackers are not extremely dangerous computer infections, but they should not be taken lightly. Unless you remove 30Tab Safe Navigation from your system, this program could end up exposing you to a number of security threats that will be really hard to terminate. Therefore, make sure you get rid of all the unwanted applications today, to protect your ...

2 days ago

Crypt888 Ransomware

Crypt888 Ransomware is a threat that is also known by the name “Mircop Ransomware.” This infection was first discovered in 2016, and it appears that it might be stepping into 2018 as well. Just like most other threats of this kind, the ransomware is spread using misguiding spam emails where the launcher can be disguised as a hotel reservation/flight confirmation/postal delivery document. Once the file is opened, the malicious ransomware is executed silently, and the encryption of personal files begins. When this threat first occurred, decrypting files was impossible; however, since then, a decryptor has become available, and all ...

2 days ago

ProPDFConverter

ProPDFConverter is yet another version an already existing questionable browser extension called ConvertDocsOnline Toolbar. These two are very similar ...

2 days ago

Wannacry Detected Scam

Even if you are exposed to the misleading Wannacry Detected Scam, you do not automatically become a victim. That ...

3 days ago

Search.socialaddons.top

Search.socialaddons.top is a browser hijacker that is spreading mainly in Israel, according to researchers working at pcthreat.com. It usually infiltrates ...

3 days ago

My Email Signin

My Email Signin is not the extension you might have believed it to be at first. Although it is ...

3 days ago

Exobuilder Ransomware

If you ever discover a program that goes by the name of Exobuilder Ransomware up and running on your ...

3 days ago

musicFriendly Search

An application, which goes by the name of musicFriendly Search is targeted at music lovers. On its official website, this ...

3 days ago
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