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Emotet Variant Surges, Steals Credit Card Info from Chrome Users

The Emotet malware, first detected in 2014 as a banking trojan, is back at it again. Chrome users are at risk of being comprised. Last June 6, cybersecurity company Proofpoint observed a new #Emotet module being dropped by the E4 botnet. It was a credit card stealer that was solely targeting the Google Chrome browser.… Read more »

Google to Roll Out Air Raid Alerts Feature to Ukraine Android Phone Users

Before expected attacks by Russian forces happen, Google announced that Android users in Ukraine will now receive raid alerts on their phone. This feature was adapted from Google’s earthquake alert system. By deploying the air raids alert feature, Ukrainians will be able to prepare themselves to safety from incoming airstrikes. They will get notification when… Read more »

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 »

Security Tips

How to Remove HKGT (.hkgt) Ransomware

HKGT is a ransomware from 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 all user files with the .hkgt extension and leaves a _readme.txt file which contains contact details and payment info. It… Read more »

How to Remove Baro Browse

Advertised as the “best way to search”, the Baro Browse extension is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Search results from this browser add-on will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing… Read more »

How to Remove Ads Skipping Over | Adware

Tired of hitting “skip” on video advertisements? Ads Skipping Over is a browser extension that will supposedly automate skipping and blocking of video ads. However, this add-on has been found to be an adware that will run unwanted ads on the background. Clicking any of these dubious ads will send you to malicious websites to… Read more »

How to Remove WebSecurerr Browser Protection | Browser Hijacker

The WebSecurerr Browser Protection will supposedly “protect your digital privacy and enjoy safe browsing experience” allowing users to safely browse and search the web. However, this browser extension is found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to go.searchsecurer.com. Search results will direct you to malicious websites… Read more »

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How to Remove HKGT (.hkgt) Ransomware

HKGT is a ransomware from 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 all user files with the .hkgt extension and leaves a _readme.txt file which contains contact details and payment info. It… Read more »

How to Remove Baro Browse

Advertised as the “best way to search”, the Baro Browse extension is actually a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage. Search results from this browser add-on will send you to malicious websites to get money from you or infect your computer further. It may also prevent you from changing… Read more »

How to Remove Ads Skipping Over | Adware

Tired of hitting “skip” on video advertisements? Ads Skipping Over is a browser extension that will supposedly automate skipping and blocking of video ads. However, this add-on has been found to be an adware that will run unwanted ads on the background. Clicking any of these dubious ads will send you to malicious websites to… Read more »

How to Remove WebSecurerr Browser Protection | Browser Hijacker

The WebSecurerr Browser Protection will supposedly “protect your digital privacy and enjoy safe browsing experience” allowing users to safely browse and search the web. However, this browser extension is found to be a browser hijacker that will attempt to commandeer your browser search and homepage to go.searchsecurer.com. Search results will direct you to malicious websites… Read more »