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Scam: Online Posts Promoting Amazon Cryptocurrency

Despite many social media posts online, retail giant Amazon says the claim that it has begun a presale of its own cryptocurrency tokens is fake. A Facebook post from December 27, 2021 that has since been removed said, “The Amazon Token payment system will facilitate a more accessible, more connected global financial system”. A similar… Read more »

Nations Forced To Develop Newer Frameworks For Cybersecurity Due To Pandemic

Legal dignitaries and cyber experts who spoke online at an international conference on Cyberlaw, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity said that after the pandemic triggered a data avalanche on the Internet which dramatically increased vulnerabilities to cyberattacks, nations have been forced to introduce more extensive legal frameworks to ensure data security and privacy for their netizens and… Read more »

At Least $48.9M Earned By Hackers Behind ‘Cuba’ Ransomware, Says FBI

On Friday, the FBI published a warning about a ransomware group Cuba’s attacks that have managed to extort $43.9 million from victims. The hackers have compromised at least 49 entities involved in critical infrastructure sectors, including healthcare, manufacturing, IT, government and finance, says federal investigators. According to the FBI, the attacks were done through a… Read more »

FBI’s email system hacked, sends out fake cybersecurity warnings

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s email servers were hacked thus sending out thousands of dummy messages. Bleeping Computer reported the fake email states that recipients have become the victims of a sophisticated chain attack. The Spamhaus Project, a nonprofit organization that investigates email spammers was the first to expose these emails. The hackers managed to… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove BestMusicSearches [Browser Hijacker]

BestMusicSearches will supposedly help find users the “best music’ easily but it is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker 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… Read more »

How to Remove the “Chrome Search Contest 2022” Pop-Up Scam

Wanting to get rid of the annoying Chrome Search Contest 2022 pop-up? It says you have made the “5th billionth search” thus you will be given a prize of your choice – Google play cards, Sony Playstation, Samsung gadget, Amazon gift card, an iPhone or Apple Watch. This is a scam and not in any… Read more »

How to Remove Loader-web.com

When you open your browser, do you get redirected to the website loader-web.com? If you do, then a browser hijacker may be causing these redirects. Be wary because loader-web.com has been found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once installed, it will send you to malicious… Read more »

How to Remove Loov Ransomware

Loov is a ransomware belonging to the STOP/Djvu family that will take over your computer functionality and lock your computer until you pay a “ransom” in order to get access back. What it does is encrypt your files and append them with the .loov extension. A ransom note (_readme.txt file) will disguise itself as a… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove BestMusicSearches [Browser Hijacker]

BestMusicSearches will supposedly help find users the “best music’ easily but it is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker 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… Read more »

How to Remove the “Chrome Search Contest 2022” Pop-Up Scam

Wanting to get rid of the annoying Chrome Search Contest 2022 pop-up? It says you have made the “5th billionth search” thus you will be given a prize of your choice – Google play cards, Sony Playstation, Samsung gadget, Amazon gift card, an iPhone or Apple Watch. This is a scam and not in any… Read more »

How to Remove Loader-web.com

When you open your browser, do you get redirected to the website loader-web.com? If you do, then a browser hijacker may be causing these redirects. Be wary because loader-web.com has been found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Once installed, it will send you to malicious… Read more »

How to Remove Loov Ransomware

Loov is a ransomware belonging to the STOP/Djvu family that will take over your computer functionality and lock your computer until you pay a “ransom” in order to get access back. What it does is encrypt your files and append them with the .loov extension. A ransom note (_readme.txt file) will disguise itself as a… Read more »