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 DirectStreamSearch

DirectStreamSearch is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will display unwanted ads on your screen, direct you to malicious websites to get money from you, or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. DirectStreamSearch is usually installed through… Read more »

How to Remove Stop Notifications [Stopnotifications.com]

Are you always getting redirected to stopnotifications.com when you open your homepage? If this is the case, a browser hijacker is causing this. Stop Notifications will attempt to commandeer your default browser and search results from this fake search engine will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further.… Read more »

How to Remove TheSearchAce

TheSearchAce is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to a fraudulent one. Search results generated by this browser hijacker will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also bombard your screen with unwanted ads and prevent you from… Read more »

How to Remove LiveSportSearch

Are you always getting redirected to LiveSportSearch’s portal when you open your browser? If this is the case, a browser hijacker may be causing these redirects. LiveSportSearch is found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer one’s browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove DirectStreamSearch

DirectStreamSearch is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will display unwanted ads on your screen, direct you to malicious websites to get money from you, or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings back. DirectStreamSearch is usually installed through… Read more »

How to Remove Stop Notifications [Stopnotifications.com]

Are you always getting redirected to stopnotifications.com when you open your homepage? If this is the case, a browser hijacker is causing this. Stop Notifications will attempt to commandeer your default browser and search results from this fake search engine will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further.… Read more »

How to Remove TheSearchAce

TheSearchAce is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to a fraudulent one. Search results generated by this browser hijacker will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also bombard your screen with unwanted ads and prevent you from… Read more »

How to Remove LiveSportSearch

Are you always getting redirected to LiveSportSearch’s portal when you open your browser? If this is the case, a browser hijacker may be causing these redirects. LiveSportSearch is found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer one’s browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will send you to malicious websites to get… Read more »