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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 »

Professional Golfer’s Association (PGA) of America Computers Infected by Ransomware

Several computer systems at the PGA of America were recently hijacked with a ransomware. On Tuesday morning, August 7, staff discovered that their system had been compromised when ransom notes started appearing on their screen: “Your network has been penetrated. All files on each host in the network have been encrypted with a strong algorythm [sic].” It locked down critical files… Read more »

MikroTik Routers Compromised in Coinhive Cryptojacking Campaign

Security researchers have recently uncovered a massive cryptojacking campaign that relies on compromised MikroTik routers. It targets these routers to conduct cryptocurrency mining by changing its configuration. It injects a copy of the Coinhive in-browser cryptocurrency mining script into every web page that a user visited. The campaign has taken off the ground this week and was in… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove Sitionne.pro Redirect

Is your browser always getting redirected to the website sitionne.pro without your permission? If this happens, then you are most probably infected with an adware. Sitionne.pro is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The adware will load your screen with pop-ups that lead to fake advertisements sending you to malicious… Read more »

Remove 1stserp.com Redirect Easily

Is your browser getting redirected to the Russian search engine 1stserp.com? If so, you may be infected with a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker, 1stserp.com, will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The virus will display loads of unwanted ads, send you to malicious websites to get money from you, or infect your computer further. It may also… Read more »

How to Remove Trkur4.com Pop-Ups

Trkur4.com is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Unwanted pop-ups will start appearing on the webpages you visit, as well as in-text ads and different offers for software downloads. Once you’ve clicked any of these redirect pop-ups, the adware will send you to malicious websites to get money from… Read more »

How to Completely Remove Com-1a.info Pop-ups

Com-1a.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Every time you browse, the pop-ups from the said adware will pester you to click ‘OK’ when asked if you are 18+ years of age and be allowed to subscribe to its push notifications. Once you hit the ‘OK’ button, loads… Read more »

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How to Remove Sitionne.pro Redirect

Is your browser always getting redirected to the website sitionne.pro without your permission? If this happens, then you are most probably infected with an adware. Sitionne.pro is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The adware will load your screen with pop-ups that lead to fake advertisements sending you to malicious… Read more »

Remove 1stserp.com Redirect Easily

Is your browser getting redirected to the Russian search engine 1stserp.com? If so, you may be infected with a browser hijacker. The browser hijacker, 1stserp.com, will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. The virus will display loads of unwanted ads, send you to malicious websites to get money from you, or infect your computer further. It may also… Read more »

How to Remove Trkur4.com Pop-Ups

Trkur4.com is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Unwanted pop-ups will start appearing on the webpages you visit, as well as in-text ads and different offers for software downloads. Once you’ve clicked any of these redirect pop-ups, the adware will send you to malicious websites to get money from… Read more »

How to Completely Remove Com-1a.info Pop-ups

Com-1a.info is an adware that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Every time you browse, the pop-ups from the said adware will pester you to click ‘OK’ when asked if you are 18+ years of age and be allowed to subscribe to its push notifications. Once you hit the ‘OK’ button, loads… Read more »