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Terdot Banking Trojan a Serious Threat

Terdot was first seen in the wild in October 2016, while discovered over a year ago it has managed to fly under the radar. While initially developed to be solely a banking Trojan, Terdot has since grown into a sophisticated hacking tool that can also work as a backdoor and infostealer. One of the interesting features of Terdot is its use legitimate services in order to read HTTPS traffic. For a full technical analysis of Terdot, Bitdefender released a 32-page document detailing the Trojan in depth. This year will be remembered for many things within the InfoSec community. Ransomware’s popularity, worms becoming popular again and crypto jackers benefitting from cryptocurrencies ever-increasing value, another trend is the use of legitimate services to further the malware authors aims and circumvent newer security measures. Terdot most definitely falls into the last category detailed above. Good malware author...

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Search.yahoo.com Redirect

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How to remove “Your device has been blocked” ransomware virus from Android tablet or phone?

Cyber criminals have been spreading ransomware viruses on Windows-based computers for some time. These types of infections became popular in mid-2006 and continue to infect personal computers and extort money from their victims. Recently, security research began showing a rise in Android-based mobile ransomware infections. Commonly, ransomware viruses exploit the names of authorities including the FBI, USA Cyber Crime Investigations, and The ICE Cyber Crime Center - making fake claims that users must pay an amount of money (for supposed law violations such as watching pornography, using copyrighted files, etc.) in order to unblock their devices. In most cases, cyber criminals employ the Green Dot MoneyPak, Ukash, or PaySafeCard pre-paid card services to collect fake fines from unsuspecting mobile device users. Tablet and mobile phone users should be aware that paying these fines as ordered by these messages ...

Virus is blocking Internet access, how to eliminate it?

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Your Browser Has Been Blocked Virus

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How to remove a Google Chrome extension "Installed by enterprise policy"?

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The Needed Font Wasnt Found Scam

Displayed by a malicious website, "The Needed Font Wasnt Found" is a fake error similar to Mercury Text Font, ArialText Font, HoeflerText Font, and many other. Users visit said website inadvertently - they are redirected by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that cause unwanted redirects. Research results show that PUPs typically infiltrate the system without asking for a permission. In addition to that, PUPs also deliver intrusive advertisements, gather sensitive data, and misuse system's resources. The aforementioned malicious website is designed to look like the whole text is scrambled and unreadable. At the same time, it displays a "The Needed Font Wasnt Found" pop-up error claiming that user's font pack is outdated. In order to view the website properly, users must download the newest font pack. However, bear in mind that "The Needed Font Wasnt Found" error is a complete scam - all cl...

Bettersearch.co Redirect

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Ampxsearch.com Redirect

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