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SamSam Ransomware New Variant Requires User Interaction Prior to Infection

A new variant of the SamSam ransomware has recently been detected. It is equally robust as its popular version which caused widespread damage with its high profile attack to state agencies, hospitals, city councils, and more.   This newly discovered, more targeted Samsam variant utilizes new techniques and alterations making it unique and more difficult to spot… Read more »

74 Scammers from Nigeria, US, and Others Arrested by FBI

Last July 11, 2018, the United States Department of Justice announced that they have arrested 74 individuals (42 in the US, 29 in Nigeria, and 1 each from Poland, Canada and Mauritius) because of their involvement in BEC (business email compromise) scams swindling millions of dollars from people across the globe. US law enforcement seized about $2.4… Read more »

Facebook Confirms Your Data Shared With Chinese Firms

Yesterday, June 5, Facebook has confirmed that it has data-sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies which include: Lenovo Huawei (previously under scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies regarding security threat) TCL (the present manufacturer of BlackBerry phones) Oppo (OnePlus’ parent company)   The said agreements, dating to as far as 2010, gave the listed Chinese firms access… Read more »

Beware of the Black Dot “Text Bomb” Bug

There’s a new bug that is recently rendering iPhones to freeze, slow down, and crash. It is a harmless-looking message with a black dot emoji a.k.a. “the black dot of death”. This bug affects all iPhones running the most recent version of iOS, iOS 11.3 and the iOS 11.4 betas. There’s no verification yet though whether it also… Read more »

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SamSam Ransomware New Variant Requires User Interaction Prior to Infection

A new variant of the SamSam ransomware has recently been detected. It is equally robust as its popular version which caused widespread damage with its high profile attack to state agencies, hospitals, city councils, and more.   This newly discovered, more targeted Samsam variant utilizes new techniques and alterations making it unique and more difficult to spot… Read more »

How to Remove Newsrouach.pro PopUps

Newsrouach.pro is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once you’re infected with this malicious software, you will be getting numerous pop-up ads from Newsrouach.pro and will be redirected to the https://newsrouach.pro website. This adware may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Newsrouach.pro is usually installed through bundled or third… Read more »

How to Remove Search.playnsearch.net Redirect

Search.playnsearch.net is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Everytime you launch your Internet browser, you will be redirected to the site search.playnsearch.net instead of your default start page. The virus will modify your search engine, load lots of pop-up ads, send you to malicious websites to get money… Read more »

How to Remove Policester.info Pop-Ups

If you are always being redirected to Policester.info while using your browser, then your computer is infected with a virus. Policester.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The adware will barrage you with pop-up ads or unnecessary notifications. These pop-ups eat up significant chunk of your PC resources slowing… Read more »

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How to Remove Newsrouach.pro PopUps

Newsrouach.pro is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once you’re infected with this malicious software, you will be getting numerous pop-up ads from Newsrouach.pro and will be redirected to the https://newsrouach.pro website. This adware may also prevent you from changing your settings back. Newsrouach.pro is usually installed through bundled or third… Read more »

How to Remove Search.playnsearch.net Redirect

Search.playnsearch.net is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Everytime you launch your Internet browser, you will be redirected to the site search.playnsearch.net instead of your default start page. The virus will modify your search engine, load lots of pop-up ads, send you to malicious websites to get money… Read more »

How to Remove Policester.info Pop-Ups

If you are always being redirected to Policester.info while using your browser, then your computer is infected with a virus. Policester.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The adware will barrage you with pop-up ads or unnecessary notifications. These pop-ups eat up significant chunk of your PC resources slowing… Read more »

How to Remove ImpaqSpeed Adware

ImpaqSpeed is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The adware 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. ImpaqSpeed is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing.   Presented as… Read more »