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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 »

How to Remove Win Speedup 2018

Win Speedup 2018 is a PUP or potentially unwanted program. It is advertised as a system optimizer and downloaded or bundled along with free programs without the users knowledge. They do not fully disclose that other software will also be installed. Once Win Speedup 2018 is installed, it claims that several performance and security issues… Read more »

Security Tips

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 ‘Please Call Apple Support’ PopUp Scam

Don’t be fooled when you get a pop-up error message saying ‘Please Call Apple Support’. It is a scam misleading Mac OS users that their Mac is infected with viruses and malicious applications thus the need to “contact” Apple support.   Once a user is tricked into calling the supposedly Apple support hotline (1-877-695-0922), cyber… 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 »

Top Removal Guides

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 »

How to Remove Ipbsgpm4.top Redirect

Ipbsgpm4.top 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. Ipbsgpm4.top is usually installed through bundled software without you knowing.  This adware, Ipbsgpm4.top, is… Read more »