Monthly Archives: March 2018 - Page 3

Idle Buddy

Idle Buddy is known to be a Trojan infection, so if you ever come across this threat on your system, delete it mercilessly. Like other Trojans, it slithers onto users’ computers without permission, so it is not so easy to find out about its entrance. We do not say that it is impossible to do that. Specialists working at have observed that this threat might drop files and create processes with the following names: IdleBuddy, ibservice.exe, xmrig.exe, and code86.exe. If any of these files/processes can be found on your system, there is no doubt that you have encountered Idle Buddy. Since it is a nasty malicious application, the sooner you erase it from your system fully, the better. We can assure you that you will not find an uninstaller of Idle Buddy in Control Panel, so do not even expect to erase this Trojan from your computer like an ordinary application. Instead, you will need to delete all components belonging to it one by one. Their exact location is unknown, so it will, most probably, not be very easy to delete it manually. No matter how hard it might be to erase malware from the system, bad software cannot be kept active because its presence will sooner or later result in devastating outcomes. Read more »

Your Mac Might Be Infected

You have to ignore the fictitious Your Mac Might Be Infected message, but you cannot forget about it. The worst thing you can do, without a doubt, is pay attention to the fake message and download the unfamiliar program that is presented via it. If you have downloaded this program, remove it as quickly as possible. Afterward, install a legitimate and trustworthy malware scanner to inspect the operating system. Hopefully, other dangerous infections do not exist, and you can go on with your daily activities as you were before you were introduced to the scam. Of course, if malware is detected, you cannot ignore it. If the threats found on your PC are responsible for showing the fictitious alert, you want to get rid of them ASAP before a different kind of scam alert is shown. Overall, whether you face malware or your system is clean, it is a good idea to reset the browser and clear browsing data. This can ensure that you delete Your Mac Might Be Infected scam-related components. Read more »

Your Version Of Bing Search Is Out Of Date

If you notice a pop-up while surfing the web claiming that Your Version Of Bing Search Is Out Of Date, you have either clicked on the wrong third-party ad or link, or infected your computer with malware like adware. Our malware experts at say that you should not react to this pop-up as it is simply a scam, a fake alert. If you click the OK button, you may install a questionable browser and set a possibly modified version of Bing as your default search engine for all your browsers. It seems that fake alerts are quite popular among cyber crooks because they emerge one after the other. We have seen dozens of them in the past months, including " You Are Using An Older Version Of Chrome fake alert," "Fake Amazon Gift Card," and "Virus Alert From Microsoft fake alert." Since this fake alert may be generated by a malware infection on board and may also drop a few new ones in the background, we believe that it is important that you scan your computer with a reliable malware scanner after you remove Your Version Of Bing Search Is Out Of Date from your PC. Read more »

Comcast Cable Warning Alert

Comcast Cable Warning Alert might look like a genuine warning from your computer, but our researchers are one hundred percent sure it is just another fake alert. Never forget a genuine message would never ask you to contact technical support via phone. Thus, if you see a pop-up with a toll-free telephone number, keep in in mind that calling it could result in talking with scammers and receiving a huge phone bill as the services may not be free at all. This is why we advise not to pay any attention to what is said on this fake pop-up and simply eliminate Comcast Cable Warning Alert as fast as possible. If you feel up to this task, you could follow the instructions placed a bit below this article. However, before scrolling down, you may want to read the text first since it could help you get to know this threat better. Read more »

Facebook vaguely responds to accusations of a major privacy breach associated with Cambridge Analytica

As you may have heard, Facebook has been in the midst of a security breach controversy associated with Cambridge Analytica and the U.S presidential campaign. Over the past week, the #detelefacebook has been trending all around the world. Furthermore, Facebook's shares have plummeted and continue to do so during this time. In fact, according to the CNBC report Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of the company, has sold  1.14 million shares as part of regularly scheduled programs.

New York Times and Observer broke the story regarding the security breach on 17 and 18 March respectively. Reports stated that Facebook might have been aware of the fact that a company known as Cambridge Analytica exploited up to 50 million users on their platform. Further stamens from Facebook and the whistleblower Christopher Wylie shed light on how all of this might have happened. Read more » is the kind of threat that proves how important it is to do research before installing anything. This search tool is classified as a browser hijacker, and it was developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. to expose users to a highly questionable search engine. In fact, research team indicates that this search tool is the primary reason for deleting from all browsers. Why is that so? Because the hijacker, first of all, redirects to without authorization and, second, it shows results that might include advertisements and links to potentially unreliable sites. Yahoo has provided the creator of the hijacker with a search engine, but the company is not involved in showcasing unreliable links that Polarity Technologies Ltd. is paid to showcase, which is why Polarity is the only party you need to hold accountable. If you wish to delete right now, check out the instructions available below. If you are eager to learn more before you start the removal process, keep reading. Read more »

Zenis Ransomware

Zenis Ransomware is a fresh threat that can take all your important files hostage and extort money from you for the decryptor and the private key. This new ransomware infection seems to be fresh in two ways. First, it surfaced only a week or two ago and thus, has only infected a few victims. Second, our malware experts at did not find any resemblance with previous ransomware threats. Nevertheless, you should take this malware infection seriously because you can easily lose all your precious files in this dangerous attack. Although we may have good news for you as malware researchers may have had a breakthrough with this infection and managed to decrypt it. This means that it is possible that you will find a free decryption tool on the web to recover your files, but we do not advise you to look for it or use it yourself unless you are an advanced user. All in all, we do not recommend that you go along with the demands and pay the ransom fee in the end since there is no guarantee that you will get what you pay for. We advise you to remove Zenis Ransomware immediately from your PC. Read more »

Speeduppc 2018

Speeduppc 2018

An application called Speeduppc 2018 might offer you seemingly amazing services, but you need to remember that things that look too-good-to-be-true are often unreliable. We cannot claim that this application is completely useless because it might be capable of erasing junk files and system components, but that does not mean that you should pay money for this service. According to our team at, this PUP (potentially unwanted program), most likely, was created to make users think that the service is worth the money that is asked for it. After analyzing this program, our research team suggests that spending money on it is not a good idea, and it is best that you invest in authentic anti-malware software instead. Do you want to learn more? Continue reading. Do you want to delete Speeduppc 2018 without further delay? If that is all you are interested in, scroll down to find a guide that shows exactly how to remove this potentially unwanted program. Read more » is a suspicious website, which offers questionable services. During the investigation, malware researchers at have noticed that developers of this site look to make quick profits from naive Internet users. In fact, our reports show that quite a few users are tricked into signing up for this devious service. That is so because developers of this website use misleading marketing tactics. If that was not enough, you should know that the questionable web page could be filled with annoying and otherwise suspicious ads, pop-ups, and coupons. Thus, it should not be surprising that we urge you to refrain from this web page and the services it alleges to provide. In our report, we provide extensive information about and its questionable policies gathered by our research team. Furthermore, you will find a few simple, yet incredibly effective, virtual security tips, which will help you maintain a clean and safe operating system at all times. Read more »

Look Smart Secure Search

Look Smart Secure Search

Do not install Look Smart Secure Search on your computer even though it is presented as a useful piece of software that will make your web searches safe. The reason why we say so is the recent discovery researchers working at have made. It has turned out that Look Smart Secure Search is a typical potentially unwanted program. In other words, it is not fully trustworthy software. What the majority of users who install it on their PCs do not like about it is that it changes their default search tools. Unfortunately, it is only one of several drawbacks it has, so if we were you, we would find another, more reliable program instead. If you have already installed Look Smart Secure Search or found it next to other active extension in the Google Chrome’s add-ons manager, it means that it is a little too late for prevention – you already have this potentially unwanted program installed. We cannot confirm that it is as beneficial as it claims to be. On top of that, it makes several other modifications on affected systems, which clearly shows that it cannot be trusted 100%. You will find more about it if you read the next paragraph. We will also provide more information about its removal in the last paragraph. Read more »