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Tdss.be

Tdss.be is a threat that may be running on the operating system without any of your knowledge. The clandestine infection runs rootkit files that hook deep into the system and circumvent the detection and removal by installed security tools. Unfortunately, the threat has so many versions that even the reliable, up-to-date security programs fail to delete it from the systems reliably. Needless to say, it is a must to remove Tdss.be from the PC because this clandestine threat has not been designed without a reason. This clandestine, malicious infection has been created by vicious cyber criminals to operate different malicious processes. If you do not terminate these, your virtual security could be jeopardized, and your operating system could be used for further malware distribution. Read more »

Boleto

Boleto

Boleto, originally known as Boleto Bancário, is a payment method in Brazil. Boleto Bancário is a financial document, or invoice, issued by a bank, and it can be used to pay for various services. Consumers may also use this payment method to make online transactions using their online banking. Over a year, Brazil has been fighting malware aimed at compromising Boleto users. Recently, two instances of Boleto malware have been detected, one of which is known to be performing Document Object Model (DOM) manipulations, while the other one is scanning web pages in order to record boleto numbers. The removal of this malware is a must because it can easily steal the victim’s money. Read more »

Torrentlocker ransomware

Torrentlocker ransomware is the name of the latest encryption program that is aimed at Australian computer users. The infection enters the computer via spam and encrypts many different files. It is known that the Torrentlocker ransomware is capable of encrypting over 100 file types, including documents, archives, and databases. This new ransomware infection is similar to infamous ransomware infections CryptoLocker and CryptoWall, both of which are regarded as more sophisticated than the latest piece of ransomware. Read more »

Synolocker

On August 4, 2014, Sonology warned the user of NAS devices about the latest ransomware infection dubbed Synolocker. The issue has been reported to affect the NAS servers running the version DSM 4.3 or earlier. The Synolocker malware exploits a security vulnerability, which was fixed and patched in 2013. According to the latest analysis, Synolocker has no effect on the newest version DSM 5.0. Read more »

AccountDocuments.zip

Cyber criminals have recently launched a new spam email attack aimed at deceiving the clients of Bank of America. AccountDocuments.zip is an archive file that is attached to the deceptive letter supposedly sent from Andrea Talbot (Andrea.Talbot@bofa.com). Bank of America, abbreviated BoA or BofA, is not related to the people responsible for the release of the fake message, and, if you have ever found a suspicious email letter in your box, you should ascertain whether you are the intended receiver. The email containing the attachment AccountDocuments.zip does not contain any links, but it is important to bear in mind that links, as well as file attachments, should not be click on in suspect email letters. Read more »

How to unregister a dll file

A Dynamic Link Library also known as a DLL file is a type of file that contains certain information that can be used simultaneously by multiple applications. These files are responsible for a major part of Windows operating system functionality. It is important to maintain these files clean and in a certain directory if you want to retain a fully functioning personal computer. Read more »

Cyber-thieves steal 500,000 euros from a European bank

Cyber-thieves steal 500,000 euros from a European bank

Kaspersky Lab has recently reported on an attack against a European bank, resulting in the loss of €500,000 (£400, 000) in the course of a week. The investigation of the financial fraud has revealed that there are over 190 victims, most of who are located in Italy and Turkey. The sums stolen from unsuspecting bank client vary from 1,000 to 39,000 Euros. Read more »

Facebook down today - 2014-06-19

Facebook down today - 2014-06-19

If you log into Facebook right now, you may be greeted with the Facebook error message which reads “Sorry, something went wrong.” Unfortunately, there doesn’t appear to be any heads up on when Facebook will be back up, so users will have to sit tight and hope for the best. Read more »

Beware bogus Java update

Beware bogus Java update

If you want to browse the web without facing any risks, you need to look out for beware bogus Java updates. The most recent scam based on the reputable name of Java is linked to the widely popular TV show Game of Thrones. According to the most recent statistics, the TV show averages at 14.2 million viewers per episode, and the numbers are likely to rise. All in all, there is no question why cyber criminals have chosen the name of the show to camouflage a seriously disturbing scam. Have you become a victim of the scam already? Unfortunately, this could have resulted in the installation of malicious applications, advertisement supported software, intrusive tracking cookies and other threats. Read more »

netfx_core_x64.msi

If you are concerned about the file netfx_core_x64.msi, do not worry because it is a legitimate file that belongs to .NET Framework, which is a software framework used mainly by Microsoft Windows. The file netfx_core_x64.msi is a component of the user interface. The file size is 1.81 MB and it is located in the Windows directory. More specifically, you can find the file by following the path C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\SetupCache\Client\netfx_core_x64.msi.  The file is used by Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Android, Macintosh, ans some other operating systems. Read more »