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HopStrem AdwareHopStrem Adware

While making a routine inspection of rogue websites, our researchers discovered a deceptive webpage promoting the HopStrem browser extension. It promises to improve users' browsing experience by removing pop-ups and other ads. After installing HopStrem onto our test machine, we determined that this piece of software operates as adware. Adware may require certain conditions to be met to work (i.e., display advertisements on visited we...

Xervoo.net Ads

Xervoo.net Ads

Our researchers discovered xer...

Grind3lwald RAT

Grind3lwald RAT

Grind3lwald is a malicious pro...

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Yts.mx Suspicious Website

Yts.mx Suspicious Website

yts[.]mx is one of many torrent websites. It is not safe to use t...

Chrome "Managed By Your Organization" Browser Hijacker (Windows)

Chrome "Managed By Your Organization" Browser Hijacker (Windows)

"Managed by your organization" is a Google Chrome feature (it can...

Cyber security news

APT Groups on the MarchAPT Groups on the March

It has been a bust week for advanced persistent threat (APT) groups if the cyber threat news cycle is anything to go off of. APT27, APT29, and Lazarus Group have all made the headlines on various platforms within a few days of one another. While this should not be read as a ramping up of activity precipitating a massive offensive, the developments highlight new capabilities and tactics used by each group that warrants further investigation. ...

LockBit Now Boasts a Linux Version

LockBit Now Boasts a Linux Version

In the second half of 2021, this...

Top antivirus applications

Avast One

Avast One

Despite the rebranding older products like Avast Premium is still...

Malwarebytes Premium

Malwarebytes Premium

Typically, offerings that include more than one license, here 10 ...

Norton AntiVirus Plus

Norton AntiVirus Plus

There is no way to soften the pricing blow as AntiVirus Plus cost...

F-Secure Anti-Virus

F-Secure Anti-Virus

F-Secure’s pricing reflects the no-frills approach costing 30 USD...

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