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No Pre-Installed Facebook App on New Huawei Phones

New Huawei phones will no longer be pre-installed with the Facebook app along with its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp. This applies to devices that hasn’t left the factory yet. Facebook’s decision is the latest blow to the Chinese telecom giant after facing a ban in the United States, due to national security concerns, for its… Read more »

Title-Insurance Company May Have Exposed Hundreds of Millions Financial Records

Fortune 500 real estate title-insurance giant and Santa Ana, California-based First American Financial Corporation’s website may have leaked 885 million records online. These digitized records are documents related to mortgage deals of home/property buyers and sellers dating way back from 2013. They can be accessed on the web by anyone without any authentication in place. Such… Read more »

Ransomware Hits Local Authorities in Texas & Maryland

Two local US government servers were recently hit by ransomware attacks. They were from Potter County, Texas and Baltimore City Hall, Maryland. Baltimore City Hall shut down most of its servers out of precaution while in Potter County, the entire network was shut down which forced its employees to perform their tasks manually. Baltimore City… Read more »

Facebook: Clickjacking Bug Not Considered a Security Issue

A Polish security researcher, who goes by the Twitter name ‘Lasq’, has recently discovered an exploitable bug in Facebook’s mobile app and submitted through Facebook’s Bug Bounty platform the details of a spam campaign on the social media site.  Lasq noticed the bug when some of his Facebook friends began publishing a malicious link to… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove search.hgetcouponsforfree.com Redirects

Search.hgetcouponsforfree.com is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The virus will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Get Coupons For Free is usually installed through bundled software without you… Read more »

How to Remove Gameof.live Redirects

Is your browser getting redirected to the online game site gameof.live? If so, your computer may be infected with an adware. Gameof.live is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. It will also trick users into subscribing to its push notifications so they can display pop-up ads that will send… Read more »

mBytes Speedup Pro Removal Guide

Advertised as a system optimizer, the mBytes Speedup Pro application is actually tagged as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This so-called “system optimizer” will alert you that a malware has been detected or that there are errors and issues found on your computer. However, these are just fake scan results. This is to entice users… Read more »

How to Remove Mao1.club Redirect Virus

Mao1.club is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to https://mao1.club/results.php?wd={search_Terms}. The search results will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Mao1.club is usually installed through bundled software without you… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove search.hgetcouponsforfree.com Redirects

Search.hgetcouponsforfree.com is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The virus will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Get Coupons For Free is usually installed through bundled software without you… Read more »

How to Remove Gameof.live Redirects

Is your browser getting redirected to the online game site gameof.live? If so, your computer may be infected with an adware. Gameof.live is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. It will also trick users into subscribing to its push notifications so they can display pop-up ads that will send… Read more »

mBytes Speedup Pro Removal Guide

Advertised as a system optimizer, the mBytes Speedup Pro application is actually tagged as a potentially unwanted program (PUP). This so-called “system optimizer” will alert you that a malware has been detected or that there are errors and issues found on your computer. However, these are just fake scan results. This is to entice users… Read more »

How to Remove Mao1.club Redirect Virus

Mao1.club is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to https://mao1.club/results.php?wd={search_Terms}. The search results will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Mao1.club is usually installed through bundled software without you… Read more »