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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 »

TransUnion Credential Stuffing Attack: Credit Information Exposed

Credential Stuffing, a cyberattack where login details are stolen through a data breach, was on topic in the news recently. An unauthorized person used this attack to successfully gain access to a TransUnion Canada web portal where it was able to pull consumer credit files when doing a credit search. This includes a consumer’s Social… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove Safeplex Search

Safeplex Search will supposedly enhance browser searching experience by providing users with secure search results. It will alert whenever a result is safe to visit or if it’s a malicious site. Be wary, however, because Safeplex Search is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will… Read more »

How to Remove Srchpx.xyz Redirect

Srchpx.xyz is a fake search engine promoted by the browser hijacker or PUA (potentially unwanted application) SApp+. The browser hijacker will attempt to commandeer your browser search and redirect you to https://srchpx.xyz/results.php?wd=[search-query] when performing search queries. It will then send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It… Read more »

How to Remove Easy Email Login

Does your homepage gets redirected to the Easy Email Login new tab page? If so, a browser hijacker is responsible for these redirects. Easy Email Login is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your search engine to search.easyemaillogintab.net. Search results may send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect… Read more »

How to Remove Breaking News Plus

Breaking News Plus is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to search.hbreakingnewsplus.com. Be wary because this is a fake search engine. Results will 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.… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove Safeplex Search

Safeplex Search will supposedly enhance browser searching experience by providing users with secure search results. It will alert whenever a result is safe to visit or if it’s a malicious site. Be wary, however, because Safeplex Search is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will… Read more »

How to Remove Srchpx.xyz Redirect

Srchpx.xyz is a fake search engine promoted by the browser hijacker or PUA (potentially unwanted application) SApp+. The browser hijacker will attempt to commandeer your browser search and redirect you to https://srchpx.xyz/results.php?wd=[search-query] when performing search queries. It will then send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It… Read more »

How to Remove Easy Email Login

Does your homepage gets redirected to the Easy Email Login new tab page? If so, a browser hijacker is responsible for these redirects. Easy Email Login is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your search engine to search.easyemaillogintab.net. Search results may send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect… Read more »

How to Remove Breaking News Plus

Breaking News Plus is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to search.hbreakingnewsplus.com. Be wary because this is a fake search engine. Results will 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.… Read more »