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Spyware ‘Pegasus’ Infects Apple Products Without So Much As A Click

Internet security watchdog group Citizen Lab said last week, an Israeli spyware company named NSO Group developed a tool to break into Apple products with a never-before-seen technique that defeats security systems designed by Apple in recent years. The spyware, named Pegasus, used a method to inconspicuously infect Apple devices without being detected by the… Read more »

Security Start-ups Find Bonanza as Cyberattacks Surge

As cyberattacks proliferated this year, the most recent ones around the world have taken down operations at medical facilities, grocery chains, and gasoline pipelines plus potentially put some intelligence agencies in compromising situations. But they have been a bonanza for cybersecurity start-ups. These companies that sell security products and services have a bigger market and… Read more »

Lockbit Gang Hits Accenture with Ransomware Attack

Although it is one of the world’s biggest consultancy firms, Accenture wasn’t spared from being targeted by ransonmware gang Lockbit. The firm has confirmed the incident and Accenture spokesperson Stacey Jones said in a statement, “We immediately contained the matter and isolated the affected servers. We fully restored our affected systems from back up. There… Read more »

Questions Over Internet Security and Privacy Become Critical As Online Payments Continue To Rise

Mastercard conducted a survey on new payments across 18 markets globally and a majority of consumers polled said they were willing to consider cashless methods such as digital or mobile wallets, QR codes and even cryptocurrencies on e-commerce sites. Sandeep Malhotra, executive vice president of products and innovation for Asia Pacific at Mastercard said, “Ninety… Read more »

Security Tips

How to Remove the KOOM Ransomware

KOOM is a ransomware from the STOP/DJVU family that will encrypt a user’s file (photos, videos, documents, spreadsheets, etc.) with the .koom extension. It will take over your computer functionality and lock your personal files until you pay a “ransom” in order to get access back. The ransom note is in the form of a “_readme.txt”… Read more »

How to Remove the Web Paint Extension

Web Paint is a browser extension which provides users easy-to-use drawing tools to create shapes and lines, plus the ability to take screenshot. It has been found, however, to be a malicious ad-supported extension. It will display unwanted ads, pop-ups, and push notifications. Clicking these advertisements will send you to malicious websites to get money… Read more »

How to Remove ProSportSearch

It may look like a legitimate search engine but ProSportSearch is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also monitor your browsing habits, display unwanted ads or… Read more »

How to Remove Togo Quick Search

Togo Quick Search is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and default homepage towards the fake search engine – www.togosearching.com. This browser hijacker will direct your search results to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings… Read more »

Top Removal Guides

How to Remove the KOOM Ransomware

KOOM is a ransomware from the STOP/DJVU family that will encrypt a user’s file (photos, videos, documents, spreadsheets, etc.) with the .koom extension. It will take over your computer functionality and lock your personal files until you pay a “ransom” in order to get access back. The ransom note is in the form of a “_readme.txt”… Read more »

How to Remove the Web Paint Extension

Web Paint is a browser extension which provides users easy-to-use drawing tools to create shapes and lines, plus the ability to take screenshot. It has been found, however, to be a malicious ad-supported extension. It will display unwanted ads, pop-ups, and push notifications. Clicking these advertisements will send you to malicious websites to get money… Read more »

How to Remove ProSportSearch

It may look like a legitimate search engine but ProSportSearch is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. This browser hijacker will direct you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also monitor your browsing habits, display unwanted ads or… Read more »

How to Remove Togo Quick Search

Togo Quick Search is a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and default homepage towards the fake search engine – www.togosearching.com. This browser hijacker will direct your search results to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing your settings… Read more »