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ServiceConfig Adware (Mac)

What kind of application is ServiceConfig?

Our findings from testing the ServiceConfig app indicate that it functions as adware. Upon installation, ServiceConfig bombards users with intrusive advertisements and may harvest browsing-related and other data. Thus, ServiceConfig should be uninstalled from affected computers.

   
Webseatzelive.com Ads

What kind of page is webseatzelive[.]com?

We have inspected webseatzelive[.]com and discovered that the purpose of this site is to trick unsuspecting visitors into allowing it to show notifications. The page employs a clickbait technique to receive this permission. Users should avoid visiting webseatzelive[.]com and similar web pages.

   
SRC Ransomware

What kind of malware is SRC?

During our examination of malware samples uploaded to VirusTotal, we discovered a ransomware variant known as SRC. We found that this ransomware variant belongs to the Makop family. Upon infiltration, SRC encrypts files, appends the victim's ID, restoreBackup@cock.li email address, and the ".SRC" extension to filenames.

Also, SRC changes the desktop wallpaper and provides a ransom note ("+README-WARNING+.txt"). An example of how SRC modifies filenames: it renames "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.[2AF20FA3].[RestoreBackup@cock.li].SRC", "2.png" to "2.png.[2AF20FA3].[RestoreBackup@cock.li].SRC", and so forth.

   
Color-picker-tab.com Redirect

What kind of website is color-picker-tab.com?

Color-picker-tab.com is the address of a fake search engine. We found this site while investigating a browser extension named – color-picker-tab. This extension makes changes to browser settings to promote (via redirects) the color-picker-tab.com webpage. This behavior categorizes color-picker-tab as a browser hijacker.

   
Random-year-facts.com Redirect

What kind of website is random-year-facts.com?

While inspecting the Random Year Fact browser extension, we discovered the random-year-facts.com fake search engine. This extension supposedly provides random facts for a specific year.

However, Random Year Fact makes alterations to browser settings in order to generate redirects that land on the random-year-facts.com website. Due to this behavior, this extension is classed as a browser hijacker.

   
Chuck-norris-tab.com Redirect

What kind of website is chuck-norris-tab.com?

Chuck-norris-tab.com is the address of a fake search engine that we discovered while investigating a browser hijacker called – Chuck Norris Tab. This rogue software is endorsed as an extension providing Chuck Norris "facts". However, Chuck Norris Tab modifies browsers to promote (through redirects) the chuck-norris-tab.com site.

   
CyberSound AudioDirector Unwanted Application

What kind of application is CyberSound AudioDirector?

While investigating a Torrenting website that uses rogue advertising networks, we found a deceptive page promoting an installer containing the CyberSound AudioDirector PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application).

Apps within this classification typically have harmful capabilities. Furthermore, this installation setup contained a variety of other undesirable and possibly dangerous software.

   
Psormonsh.com Ads

What kind of page is psormonsh[.]com?

Our inspection of psormonsh[.]com has uncovered that this is a deceptive website designed to lure users into agreeing to receive its notifications. To achieve this, psormonsh[.]com uses a clickbait technique. Additionally, psormonsh[.]com may redirect visitors to other sites of this kind. Thus, users should avoid psormonsh[.]com.

   
Gym-newtab.com Redirect

What kind of website is gym-newtab.com?

Gym-newtab.com is a fake search engine that we found while inspecting the Gym New Tab browser hijacker. It modifies browser settings to generate redirects to the gym-newtab.com site.

We discovered this rogue browser extension promoted on a deceptive webpage. However, Gym New Tab might infiltrate systems in other ways.

   
EMBARGO Ransomware

What kind of malware is EMBARGO?

EMBARGO is ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts files on the infected device. Also, it appends a random extension to filenames and creates a ransom note "HOW_TO_RECOVER_FILES.txt". An example of how EMBARGO modifies filenames: it renames "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.564ba1", "2.png" to "2.png.564ba1", and so forth.

   

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