Monthly Archives: September 2017

If your browser’s homepage address was changed to, then we want to inform you that you have a browser hijacker on your hands. This search engine might look legitimate, but its creators distribute it using deceptive methods and not without reason. This search engine has nothing to offer apart from shady third-party ads it can show in its search results. Therefore, we suggest that you remove it from your browser to decease the chances of our PC becoming infected with more malicious software. Read more »


Have you recently started seeing more advertisements than usual? If you have, is it possible that an advertising-supported program called Macbright is active on your Mac operating system? If it has been dropped onto your system without your permission, you might not know that it exists. Since identifying malware can be difficult, it is our strong recommendation that you install a malware scanner you can trust. This tool will quickly examine the operating system and the files and software found on it. If you are informed that you need to delete Macbright, the chances are that you will be introduced to other unfamiliar and unwanted programs that also require removal. That is because this suspicious adware does not seem to spread on its own, and it is most likely that it is spread via software bundles carrying a bunch of different programs together. Hopefully, the threats found on your PC are not dangerous or complicated, and you can get rid of them all by yourself. Read more » is a generic browser hijacker that was created to promote third-party content and generate a financial profit. Browser hijackers are really common promotion tools that we encounter almost every single day. Users often think that they are extremely dangerous infections, but the truth is that you can easily remove and other similar intruders as long as you do not panic. Of course, you can always remove the unwanted programs automatically with a licensed antispyware tool. At the same time, a computer security tool of your choice would help you protect your system from similar intruders in the future. Read more » is an advertising domain that delivers advertisements to users. You might be redirected to it from some kind of untrustworthy domain against your will, or the presence of the annoying ads with in the URL bar might be one of the first signs showing that an untrustworthy application has entered your system successfully and now works actively on it. Most likely, it is an adware program, but, of course, we cannot guarantee that this domain is not related to another program. If you are sure you see ads not because you have opened/been redirected to this domain against your will, you should start searching for malicious software active on your computer today because it is definitely not a piece of cake to find it, and there is nothing else you can do to stop the flow of disturbing advertisements coming from the advertising service. No matter how hard it is to detect and remove untrustworthy applications, you cannot let advertisements appear on your screen periodically because some of them might redirect you straight to unreliable pages, and it will be too late to do something about that then. Read more »

Your System Is Heavily Damaged By Virus Tech Support fake alert

Your System Is Heavily Damaged By Virus Tech Support fake alert is a fictitious security notification that is created by schemers to trick more gullible users into downloading PCSmartCleanup. If you look at the name of this program, you might think that it works as a security tool, a registry cleaner, or a malware remover. Of course, just like you cannot judge a book by its cover, you cannot judge a program by its name. If you have downloaded it already, we strongly recommend erasing it as soon as possible. If you have downloaded anything else, we suggest getting rid of it too. Speaking of unwanted programs, is it possible that a malicious program is responsible for introducing you to the misleading alert? That is possible, but the alert itself does not pop up from within your operating system. It is represented via a malicious website. It could be launched by malware, but it is most likely that you are redirected to it via a corrupted link. Obviously, you should check if you need to remove Your System Is Heavily Damaged By Virus Tech Support fake alert-related infections just in case. Read more » is a potentially risky search engine that could present to you unreliable search results and third-party advertisements; however, our malware experts at say that this search engine does not appear to be working right now. Of course, this does not make it less of a danger since you can never know when the authors decide to go live. If you keep this search engine in your browsers, chances are one day you may use it and end up on a search results page that could be filled with questionable third-party ads and infected links that could drop malicious infections onto your PC or redirect you to malicious websites run by cyber criminals. This is also how you can become the next online scam victim, which can end very badly for you, for example, you may lose money from your bank account or your personal details could be stolen from you to commit online fraud. You should never trust an application or a search engine that has such potentials even if it does not appear to function momentarily. We recommend that you remove from your computer and search for other threats as well because finding this search engine in your browsers may also indicate that malicious programs can be hiding on your system. Read more » is one of those dubious search tools users can find set on their Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and Google Chrome browsers without their consent. If you already see it opening for you automatically too, we suggest that you remove it as soon as possible. Most probably, it has changed your homepage and default search tool, so it will be opened for you each time you launch your web browser until you go and erase it fully. Judging from the interface of, it is not a harmful search provider, but, as they say, never judge a book by its cover. This search tool is not as harmful as real malware for sure, but it is not exactly a trustworthy search provider either. The first sign showing that it is far from a decent search tool is the fact that it can change browsers’ settings without getting direct permission from users. Also, like some other untrustworthy search tools, it might present users with sponsored links. Luckily, it is not that hard to erase it from browsers, so we highly recommend that you delete it as soon as possible if do not like something about it, or it has changed your web browsers’ settings without your permission. You can find more information about its removal provided further in this article. Read more » is a suspicious search engine that was created by AirFind Corp. This company is also the creator behind, as well as, a search engine that users are redirected to from Although redirecting seems unauthorized, our research team does not consider it to be malicious because both search tools belong to the same company. Whether you are reading this report because you want to learn more about these suspicious search tools, or you want to learn how to remove them, you should continue reading. If you want to discuss anything further, or you have questions that are not answered in this report, we welcome you to start a discussion in the comments section. Hopefully, once you are done reading, you will know what to do. Read more »

SoFucked Ransomware

SoFucked Ransomware

SoFucked Ransomware run amok on your computer and encrypt all your personal files in a short time if it finds a way to your PC. Unfortunately, our malware experts at have not managed to find a way yet to recover your files after being hit by this malicious ransomware program. The only goal your attackers have is to make you pay for the decryption key that is unique and almost impossible to crack that you cannot actually restore your files without it. However, our experience indicates that there is little chance for you to get any working key from such cyber crooks. It is your decision to make, though, whether you want to risk losing your money, too. We certainly believe that you should remove SoFucked Ransomware from your computer right away in order to restore order and security. Please read our article to learn more about this dangerous ransomware infection so that you may be able to avoid the next attack. We advise you to start saving backups because in such a situation they may come in handy and could be the only solution for your nightmarish problem. Read more »


It does not mean that your computer is infected with Yahlover.worm if you see a window claiming that this nasty infection has been detected and such personal details as passwords, credit card information, and browsing history might be compromised at any time. According to specialists at, it is more likely that you have been exposed to a scam if you see the Yahlover.worm alert. Cyber criminals usually create them seeking to scare users into dialing the number provided. More gullible users make a call and spend money on useless software or provide personally-identifiable information to cyber criminals pretending to be certified technicians – do not be one of them. You should focus instead on the detection and removal of malicious software showing the fake Yahlover.worm warning. You could have been presented with this alert because you have ended up on a domain distributing it against your will, e.g., after clicking on some kind of corrupted link too, but our researchers have revealed that more people who see fake warnings on their screens periodically have malicious software installed on their computers. Nobody knows anything about that malware, so do not expect that its detection and removal will be a piece of cake. Read more »