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SuperCrypt Ransomware

SuperCrypt Ransomware is a malicious infection that targets Windows Servers that use Windows 2003 or Windows Server operating system. This malicious program encrypts sensitive files and then demands a ransom fee to be paid. If the infected users pay a designated sum of money, SuperCrypt Ransomware promises to decrypt the affected files. The main problem with this infection is that users do pay the ransom fee because servers often contain crucial files, and users cannot afford to lose them. On top of that, there is no way to remove SuperCrypt Ransomware manually because it disappears once it encrypts the files. Read more »

GetPrivate

GetPrivate, also known as GetPrivate VPN, is a program that enables the user to directed his/her Internet connections through certain servers located worldwide in order to bypass hackers seeking to monitor browsing activities or steal personal information, such as credit card information. At the moment, GetPrivate is available for downloading at getprivate.net. In the past, the program was known as insecure because it used to be bundled with other unreliable programs. Moreover, the program would not operate in the way it was expected, which caused a lot of inconvenience to computer users. The programs used to be categorized as insecure, but now it is regarded as safe and legitimate because all those performance-related issues have been fixed. Read more »

Shellshock security vulnerability might affect millions of computers

Shellshock is a serious vulnerability that might affect millions of computers throughout the world. It has been found out that this problem might be relevant for MAC, Linux, and Windows users. Unfortunately, Shellshock affects not only computers. Read more »

Ello

Ello

Is Ello worth the hype?

The new social network Ello has already been given many names. Whether you know it as Ad-free Facebook or Anti-Facebook, it is clear which other social network people are comparing Ello with. And this is not without a reason. According to Alexa.com, facebook.com has 1.28 billion active users, which makes it the most popular social network of all time. It is expected that different companies will try to dethrone the web giant, and some believe that Ello will be the next big thing. Why? There are a few different reasons; however, the first one is the element of “new and fresh”. Read more »

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 »