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Startpageweb.com Redirect

Developers present startpageweb.com as a "top-notch" Internet search engine that generates improved results and, therefore, enhances the browsing experience. Judging on appearance alone, it barely differs from popular search engines such as Google, Bing, and Yahoo. Therefore, many users believe that startpageweb.com is also legitimate and useful. In fact, this site is promoted via rogue download/installation set-ups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. In addition, startpageweb.com tracks Internet browsing activity by gathering various user-system information. Rogue set-ups target Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. After hijacking these browsers, set-ups assign the new tab URL, default search engine, and homepage options to startpageweb.com. These changes may seem insignificant, however, users are unable to revert them. Research shows that as well as modifyi...

InfiniteTear Ransomware

InfiniteTear is a ransomware-type virus dis...

Dharma Ransomware

Dharma is a new variant of Crysis - a high-...

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Search.yahoo.com Redirect

Search.yahoo.com is a popular website that can be used as the browser homepage or default Internet search engine. Recently, there is a rise i...

You Have A ZEUS Virus Scam

"You have a ZEUS virus" is a fake error message displayed by a rogue website. It is very similar to Hacking Alert, Cyber Security Warning, Hard...

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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?

This tutorial describes how to re-establish I...

Your Browser Has Been Blocked Virus

"Your browser has been blocked," "All activit...

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

This removal guide shows how to remove a Goog...

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Cyberspies Leveraging EternalBlue

In a report compiled by researchers at FireEye, it appears it is not only cyber criminals using the leaked NSA tool commonly referred to as EternalBlue. Many will recognise the name as it is the vulnerability (CVE-2017-0143) that assisted in making the WannaCry and NotPetya attacks earlier this year international headlines. Since it was leaked into the wild by the hacking group the Shadow Brokers, EternalBlue has been used in various forms of malware campaigns whether ransomware or in Trojans and miningbots. EternalBlue leverages a vulnerability in Microsoft’s SMB version 1 networking protocol in order to spread laterally across networks in order to deliver a malicious payload. It was only to be a matter of time till researchers discovered it being used for cyber espionage purposes. In this instance, it is been used to steal credentials from high-value guests staying in hotels across Europe. The security research...

HBO’s Torrid Time

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From Hero to Potential Zero

Marcus Hutchins, a security researcher who also...

New Version of TrickBot Discovered

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Plumbytes Anti-Malware

Overview: Installation of Plumbytes Anti-Malware is very fast and easy. After terms & conditions are accepted, the process runs automaticall...

SpyHunter 4

Overview: Installation of SpyHunter 4 is relatively straightforward and managed by a fair-sized installer file. The Setup Wizard allows users to...

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Combo Cleaner: Antivirus and System Optimizer (for Mac computers)

Today, security researchers see a rise in adware targeted at Mac computers. While adware and potentially unwanted applications are not recognized...

Avira Antivirus Pro

Features: ● App lock—lets you assign a PIN to lock certain apps. ● Identity Safeguard—again they say “Checks whether you or your contacts’ emai...