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AdvancedEntry Adware (Mac)

What kind of application is AdvancedEntry?

Our research team discovered AdvancedEntry while investigating new file submissions to the VirusTotal site. After analyzing this application, we learned that it is advertising-supported software (adware) from the AdLoad malware family. AdvancedEntry generates revenue for its developers by feeding users with undesirable and potentially harmful adverts.

DomainQuantity Adware (Mac)

What kind of application is DomainQuantity?

DomainQuantity is a rogue application discovered by our research team during a routine investigation of new submissions to the VirusTotal website. We determined that this piece of software is adware from the AdLoad malware family. The DomainQuantity app operates by running intrusive ad campaigns. Ads

What kind of page is canettech[.]com?

We discovered the canettech[.]com webpage during a routine investigation of dubious sites. This rogue page endorses browser notification spam and redirects users to other (likely untrustworthy/dangerous) websites.

Visitors primarily access webpages like canettech[.]com through redirects generated by sites that employ rogue advertising networks. Ads

What kind of page is coreforger[.]top?

Our research team found the coreforger[.]top webpage while checking out untrustworthy sites. At the time of research, this page promoted spam browser notifications by utilizing fake CAPTCHA verification. Coreforger[.]top can also redirect users to other (likely dubious/malicious) websites.

The majority of visitors to coreforger[.]top and similar pages access them via redirects caused by sites using rogue advertising networks.

UpgradeSection Adware (Mac)

What kind of application is UpgradeSection?

UpgradeSection is a piece of rogue software that our research team discovered while reviewing new file submissions to VirusTotal. Upon inspection, we determined that this application is adware belonging to the AdLoad malware family. UpgradeSection is designed to generate revenue for its developers by feeding users with undesirable and potentially malicious ads.

DHL - Outstanding Payment Email Scam

What kind of email is "DHL - Outstanding Payment"?

After investigating the "DHL - Outstanding Payment" email, we determined that it promotes an elaborate phishing scam. The fake email is presented as a shipping notification from DHL, which claims that delivery requires a fee payment. This spam campaign targets recipients' personally identifiable and financial information.

Fun Ransomware

What kind of malware is Fun?

Our researchers found the Fun ransomware-type program during a routine inspection of new malware submissions to the VirusTotal platform. Ransomware encrypts data and demands ransoms for its decryption.

On our test machine, Fun malware encrypted files and altered their filenames. Original titles were appended with a ".funny" extension, e.g., a file initially named "1.jpg" appeared as "1.jpg.funny", "2.png" as "2.png.funny", and so on for all of the compromised files.

After this process was completed, Fun ransomware changed the desktop wallpaper and created a ransom-demanding message titled "readme.txt".

Cirrus Malicious Extension

What kind of application is Cirrus?

Through meticulous examination, the findings indicate that Cirrus is an untrustworthy browser extension. It is distributed via a malicious installer hosted on a dubious page. Cirrus can read and change data, manage themes and extensions, and enable the "Managed by your organization" feature (in Chrome and Edge browsers).

InterfaceComputing Adware (Mac)

What kind of application is InterfaceComputing?

Our researchers found the InterfaceComputing application during a routine inspection of new submissions to the VirusTotal website. Upon inspection, we determined that this app is advertising-supported software (adware). InterfaceComputing is part of the AdLoad malware family.

Fund Donation Email Scam

What is "Fund Donation"?

Upon examining this email, we concluded that it is a scam email written by scammers who aim to trick recipients into transferring money (or providing information). This particular email falls into the category of advance-fee scams. These scams typically involve fraudsters claiming that you are entitled to a substantial inheritance or unclaimed funds.


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