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Sirefef Virus

Sirefef is a name behind the extensive family of Trojans which includes such infamous infections as Win64/Sirefef.D, Win32/Sirefef.R, Win64/Sirefef.W, Win64/Sirefef.Y, Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.U or Trojan:Win32/Sirefef.AL. Different malignant applications are meant to attack Windows running on 32-bit and 64-bit systems; however, the way they work or act is defined by all of the malignant components that are infiltrated to initiate infections. Just like all other Trojan infections, cunning Sirefef programs have been noticed to infiltrate systems via multiple system vulnerabilities. Read more »

Incredibar Toolbar

Incredibar Toolbar

Incredibar Toolbar is a legitimate browser extension that also might be treated as a latent browser hijacker, malignant browser helper object or simply adware. You might be lured into installing this ad-on search engine because of the given ability to play games via the application; however, it is now known that those Chrome and Internet Explorer users who are going acquire the toolbar could allow their systems to be monitored by various additional programs stored within the bundled download of the extension. Even though creators behind the program might have nothing to do with criminal activity, Read more »

Windows Safety Series

Windows Safety Series

Even if you like magic tricks, you would not like being tricked by Windows Safety Series which is a fraudulent application used by cyber criminals to bluff you into thinking that this program can hold responsibility for your PC’s security. Unfortunately, this rogue needs your money; hence, ignore all recommendations to activate the program, because a purchase of the activation key will cause you financial and identity theft related problems. Read more »

How to remove Live Security Platinum Virus?

How to remove Live Security Platinum Virus?

Live Security Platinum virus is a very well known infection, which, following its previous clones Smart Security 2012 and Smart Protection 2012, has breached the security of thousands of Windows systems all around the world. The monstrous tool looks just like a normal malware removal tool at first glance; however, this deceptive exterior hides the malignant intentions of scheming and illicit profiting. Unfortunately, not a single part of this alleged protection and malware removal tool has anything advantageous to offer to your system, and therefore, it is highly important to delete Life Security Platinum from the computer right away. Read more »

Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus

Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus

Recently, a new ransomware infection Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus has reached many unsuspecting computer users. If you know that you cannot trust any suspicious pop-up messages encouraging you to pay for imaginary services, you should also ignore this piece of malware. The infection’s pop-up is displayed on the screen under the guise of Windows Anytime Upgrade message claiming that the PC is detected as containing non-licensed software. As this is an absolute scam, the removal of Windows Anytime Upgrade Ukash Virus is highly recommended. Read more »

Win32.Malware-gen

Win32.Malware-gen is a generic title of infections that target operating Windows systems from the Windows 95 version upwards. These treacherous applications are fueled by such dangerous, cloaked elements as svchhost.exe, setup.exe, services.exe msblast.exe, taskmon.exe, winsys.exe or sysinfo.exe, and all of these are responsible for initiating and running malignant processes that allow cyber criminals to reach their devious goals of gaining profit out of your misery. Read more »

Windows Antivirus Release

Windows Antivirus Release

Windows Antivirus Release is an unreliable computer application, which is also a clone of such cunning applications as Windows Interactive Safety, Windows Ultimate Safeguard and others. The malware, along with its predecessors, belongs to the Rogue.VirusDoctor family, which is a group of rogue products having the same interface and operating characteristics. Read more »

Windows Interactive Safety

Windows Interactive Safety

If you are planning to allow Windows Interactive Safety to “stay” on your PC, you probably do not know how malicious it is. This computer infection seeking to gain users’ money is a clone of such malicious application as Windows Ultimate Safeguard, Windows Antivirus Machine, Windows Active Guard and others. Due to its characteristics, the malware is attributed to the Rogue.VirusDoctor family. Read more »

Windows Antivirus Machine

Windows Antivirus Machine

Windows Active Guard and other fake antispywares have already made some profit, and Windows Antivirus Machine, the newly developed clone, is ready to take part in the unlawful cyber criminals’ scam. The newly released fake antispyware has been made to resemble those security applications, which can protect your computer against malware, detect and remove infections, and Windows Antivirus Machine claims to have all of those attributes. Unfortunately, Windows Antivirus Machine cannot offer any advantageous services to your operating Windows system’s protection, and therefore, Read more »

Trojan:DOS/Alureon.A

It seems that Trojan:DOS/Alureon.A has caused much damage so far, because this nasty Trojan violently treats a computer and impairs the system’s performance. It was investigated that even though the Alureon Trojan is detected by antivirus programs, not all of them are able to remove it. Sometimes, even if the infection is erased, it recovers after the reboot and is again detected by the security application. To avoid this, it is highly advisable to have a powerful spyware removal application, which will manage to remove the threat effectively. If you are curious about possible symptoms of the Trojan’s infection, keep on reading. Read more »