News

Coronavirus [COVID-19] Phishing Emails

The current COVID-19 pandemic has cybercriminals on the loose. They have been taking advantage of this global crisis, preying on people’s fear, in order to obtain personal information and infect computers for profit. They scam people by sending phishing emails claiming to be from legit sources like the World Health Organization (WHO) or from the… Read more »

Shlayer Trojan: Mac Malware Infecting 10% of Mac Users

A lot of computer users assume that Macs rarely or don’t get infected at all with malware. But this is not the case. Just recently, antivirus provider Kaspersky has cited in their report that in 2019, the top Mac malware infecting 1 in 10 macOS users is the Shlayer trojan. According to their press release,… Read more »

Special Olympics NY Server Compromised, Sends Phishing Emails

Special Olympics New York, a non-profit organization that helps provide opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities and their communities to compete in Olympic-style, coached sports had its email server hacked during the holidays. The hackers were able to compromise and launch a phishing campaign targeting its donors. It tells the recipients that an automatic donation of… Read more »

First Aid Beauty, P&G’s online beauty store, Hacked

It seemed that hackers were successful in stealing customer payment information by planting an e-skimmer on prestige skin-care brand First Aid Beauty’s website. This popular beauty line was recently acquired by Procter & Gamble (P&G) reportedly at $250 million. It is again the notorious Magecart software skimmer who is responsible for this attack on P&G’s… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove StreaminSearchs Redirect

StreaminSearchs is a browser hijacker that will attempt to take over your browser search and homepage. This fake search engine actually shows Yahoo-based results but will direct you to sponsored links and ads sending you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also fill your screen with pop-ups… Read more »

How to Remove Easystepsdiytab.com [Easy Steps DIY Tab]

Are you always getting redirected to the website easystepsdiytab.com when you open your browser? If so, a browser hijacker is causing these redirects. Easy Steps DIY Tab, which you may have installed unknowingly or bundled with a software you’ve downloaded, is a browser hijacker which promotes the fake search engine easystepsdiytab.com. It will continuously attempt… Read more »

How to Remove Incognitonow.com Redirect

Incognitonow.com is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you, fill your screen with unwanted ads and pop-ups, or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Incognitonow.com is usually… Read more »

How to Remove PDFSearches

As what its name suggests, PDFSearches is a browser add-on where you can supposedly search for documents or PDF files on the web quickly. This add-on can also convert your document files to various formats. However, be wary because its goal is to actually hijack your browser by attempting to commandeer your browser search and… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove StreaminSearchs Redirect

StreaminSearchs is a browser hijacker that will attempt to take over your browser search and homepage. This fake search engine actually shows Yahoo-based results but will direct you to sponsored links and ads sending you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also fill your screen with pop-ups… Read more »

How to Remove Easystepsdiytab.com [Easy Steps DIY Tab]

Are you always getting redirected to the website easystepsdiytab.com when you open your browser? If so, a browser hijacker is causing these redirects. Easy Steps DIY Tab, which you may have installed unknowingly or bundled with a software you’ve downloaded, is a browser hijacker which promotes the fake search engine easystepsdiytab.com. It will continuously attempt… Read more »

How to Remove Incognitonow.com Redirect

Incognitonow.com is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get money from you, fill your screen with unwanted ads and pop-ups, or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Incognitonow.com is usually… Read more »

How to Remove PDFSearches

As what its name suggests, PDFSearches is a browser add-on where you can supposedly search for documents or PDF files on the web quickly. This add-on can also convert your document files to various formats. However, be wary because its goal is to actually hijack your browser by attempting to commandeer your browser search and… Read more »