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2018 Voter Records from 19 States for Sale on Hacking Forum

An estimated 35 million voters information from 19 states went up for sale on a dark web hacking forum. This was uncovered last Monday, October 15, by researchers from Anomali Labs and leading cybercrime intelligence provider, Intel 471. The discovery came just four weeks before the scheduled November 2018 US midterm elections. The data being sold contain full… Read more »

DHS Warns Imminent Cybersecurity Threats to Agriculture Industry

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) said in a report titled “Threats to Precision Agriculture” that there is an imminent risk and cybersecurity threats relating to the technology used by the agricultural industry. Simply known as precision agriculture, this technology relies on IoT or what is known as the Internet of Things. It aims to improve agricultural and… Read more »

Nigerian BEC Scammer Heads to Prison, Ordered to Pay $2.5 Million

The US Department of Justice has announced this week that it has sentenced Nigerian Onyekachi Emmanuel Opara (30) of Lagos, Nigeria to 5 years prison time and was ordered to pay $2.54 million for defrauding victims in its Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam. Opara ran his fraudulent scams for two years (2014-2016) along with co-defendant David Chukwuneke Adindu targeting… Read more »

Iranian Hackers Charged Last March are Now Targeting Universities

Despite being charged by US authorities last March for cyber-attacks, Iran-based hackers Cobalt Dickens or Silent Librarian has continued its phishing operations. They have now been targeting universities and academic institutions around the world in a bid to steal intellectual property. In these latest wave of attacks, the group allegedly stole information from a total of 76 universities located in 14… Read more »

Security Tips

Guide to Remove Goe-home.com Redirect

Is your browser and default homepage getting redirected to https://www.goe-home.com/search?q={searchTerms}? If so, this is a fake search engine caused by a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker will attempt to commandeer your default search engine, new tab, and homepage. The search results will then send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further.… Read more »

How to Remove search.yourinstantcurrentnews.com from your PC

Your Instant Current News is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to search.yourinstantcurrentnews.com. Additionally, the virus will render search results consisting of advertisements and will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your… Read more »

How to Remove Pop-Ups from Customeryf.info

Customeryf.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once you click allow the adware to send you notifications, it will bombard you with pop-up ads sending you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further like slowing it down. It may also prevent you from… Read more »

Guide to Remove “The System Is Badly Damaged” Pop-Up Scam

If you’ve been getting the pop-up “The System Is Badly Damaged”, it is definitely a false alert and a misleading advertising caused by an adware. Be wary not to be tricked by this scam. Once you allow its “fix” to be downloaded on your computer, expect that you will be barraged with invasive ads.   Clicking… Read more »

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Guide to Remove Goe-home.com Redirect

Is your browser and default homepage getting redirected to https://www.goe-home.com/search?q={searchTerms}? If so, this is a fake search engine caused by a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker will attempt to commandeer your default search engine, new tab, and homepage. The search results will then send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further.… Read more »

How to Remove search.yourinstantcurrentnews.com from your PC

Your Instant Current News is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to search.yourinstantcurrentnews.com. Additionally, the virus will render search results consisting of advertisements and will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your… Read more »

How to Remove Pop-Ups from Customeryf.info

Customeryf.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once you click allow the adware to send you notifications, it will bombard you with pop-up ads sending you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further like slowing it down. It may also prevent you from… Read more »

Guide to Remove “The System Is Badly Damaged” Pop-Up Scam

If you’ve been getting the pop-up “The System Is Badly Damaged”, it is definitely a false alert and a misleading advertising caused by an adware. Be wary not to be tricked by this scam. Once you allow its “fix” to be downloaded on your computer, expect that you will be barraged with invasive ads.   Clicking… Read more »