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MyMapsWizard Toolbar

MyMapsWizard is a deceptive application that falsely claims to allow users to find driving directions. Initially, MyMapsWizard may seem legitimate and useful, however, this app is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP) and a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without consent; 2) modification of web browser settings, and; 3) tracking of users' Internet browsing activity. MyMapsWizard hijacks Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, assigning the new tab URL, default search engine, homepage options to hp.myway.com. These changes may seem insignificant, however, users are unable to revert them - MyMapsWizard reassigns the aforementioned settings when attempts are made to change them. Therefore, returning browsers to their previous states becomes impossible and users continually encounter unw...

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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, Cy...

Cookies On-Off Adware

Cookies On-Off is a deceptive application that falsely claims to allow users to turn web browser cookies on and off. ...

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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 ...

Your Browser Has Been Blocked Virus

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

Virus is blocking Internet access, how to eliminate it?

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

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

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

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Fileless Ransomware Emerges

Researchers and analysts at Trend Labs have discovered a new fileless ransomware which they have termed Sorebrect. Although fileless ransomware is by no means new, this latest variant displays some cunning features intended for it to evade detection and frustrate forensic audits. The variant was first discovered infecting systems in Lebanon and Kuwait, however, it has recently been seen infecting systems as far afield as Canada, China, Croatia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Taiwan, and the U.S. Sorebrect seems to be specifically targeting companies within the manufacturing, technology, and telecommunications industries. Experts further believe that this new variant will in all likelihood appear in more countries or even peddled as a Ransomware as a Service (RaaS) on the Dark Web to serve criminal organizations in extorting money from victims. Put simply Sorebrect utilizes code injection to inject malicious cod...

Alert: “DeltaCharlie”

US Authorities Warn of North Korean DDoS Botnet...

MacRansom and MacSpy Emerge to Scare Mac Users

While recent ransomware and malware attacks tha...

Verified Twitter Accounts Targeted

Recently verified Twitter accounts of journalis...

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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...