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Musttrust.xyz Redirect

What is musttrust[.]xyz?

Musttrust.xyz is a fake search engine. Fraudulent web searchers like musttrust[.]xyz are usually promoted by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications) categorized as browser hijackers. The Find browser hijacker has been noted promoting musttrust[.]xyz; what is noteworthy is that this rogue extension uses sophisticated persistence-ensuring tactics to stop users from recovering their browsers.

   
Serviceone.info Ads

What kind of page is serviceone[.]info?

Serviceone[.]info has two purposes: to open various untrustworthy pages and to rick visitors into clicking the "Allow" button/agreeing to receive notifications. It shares these purposes with get-positive[.]net, positiveweb[.]org, captchamodern[.]top, and many other websites.

   
Peatea.xyz Redirect

What is peatea[.]xyz?

Peatea.xyz is the URL (address) of a fake search engine. Typically, such web searchers are promoted by PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications) classified as browser hijackers.

The peatea[.]xyz web searcher has been observed being promoted by a browser hijacker called Find. What is noteworthy about this piece of software is that it uses sophisticated persistence-ensuring techniques - to prevent users from restoring their browsers.

   
Ltnuhr Ransomware

What is Ltnuhr ransomware?

Ltnuhr encrypts files, then restarts a computer and displays a message on a black screen. It renames encrypted files by appending the ".ltnuhr" extension (for instance, it renames "1.jpg" to "1.jpg.ltnuhr", "2.jpg" to "2.jpg.ltnuhr"). Also, Ltnuhr creates the "RESTORE_FILES_INFO.txt" file, a ransom note.

   
Network Solutions Email Scam

What is "Network Solutions" email scam?

"Network Solutions email scam" refers to a phishing spam campaign. The spam emails are disguised as storage-related notifications from Network Solutions - a legitimate technology company that is a subsidiary of Web.com, one of the largest .com domain name registrars. It must be emphasized that these emails are in no way associated with the genuine Network Solutions company.

This spam mail aims to trick recipients into exposing their email account log-in credentials through a phishing website, presented as their email provider's sign-in page.

   
Xdwhatijunn.xyz Ads

What kind of page is xdwhatijunn[.]xyz?

Xdwhatijunn[.]xyz has two purposes: to get permission to show notifications and promote shady web pages. It is more or less similar to positiveweb[.]org, towercaptcha[.]top, apel[.]top, and hundreds of other sites. Users open these sites unintentionally, for example, through untrustworthy ads or websites.

   
MysterySnail RAT

What kind of malware is MysterySnail?

MysterySnail is the name of a Remote Administration Trojan (RAT) that was a payload in privilege escalation attacks that used exploits for Microsoft Windows vulnerabilities. A RAT is a type of malware that allows the attacker to control a computer remotely. Cybercriminals use it to steal information, distribute malware, and for other purposes.

   
Get-positive.net Ads

What is get-positive[.]net?

Similar to positiveweb.org, captchamodern.top, captcha-smart.top, and countless others, get-positive[.]net is a rogue website. It pushes its browser notifications, presents visitors with dubious content, and/or redirects them to various (likely unreliable or malicious) pages.

Rogue sites are seldom accessed intentionally; most get redirected to them by suspect webpages, intrusive ads, or installed PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Applications).

   
Decryptionassistant Ransomware

What is Decryptionassistant ransomware?

Decryptionassistant is a ransomware-type program that encrypts data (renders files unusable) and demands ransoms for the decryption.

Affected files are appended with ".decryptionassistant.[victim's_ID]". For example, a file initially named "1.jpg" would appear as something similar to ".decryptionassistant.5B3-300-D0C". Once this process is complete, a ransom note - "!!! ALL YOUR FILES ARE ENCRYPTED !!!.TXT" - is created on the desktop.

   
KeyData Adware (Mac)

What is KeyData?

KeyData is a rogue app categorized as adware. It also has browser hijacker qualities. Due to the questionable techniques used to distribute software products within these categories, they are also considered to be PUAs (Potentially Unwanted Application).

   

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