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Google Redirect Virus

First it needs to be stated that what the users call "Google Redirect Virus does not only affect the Google search engine. The name simply originated because of the high use of Google as a default search engine/home page. The virus affects Yahoo, Bing, Ask, Aol, etc. Thus the virus is kind of generic for all of the search engines mentioned and probably so much more of those that are not as popular. But for the sake of it and popularity of the term in this article I’ll refer to this particular virus as Google Redirect Virus. Thus some reports state the Google Redirect Virus have effected as much as 45.00.000 systems worldwide, which is quite a figure! Get rid of Google Redirect Virus to avoid becoming another number in the statistics. Read more »

Mobogenie

Mobogenie

Mobogenie is best known as the all-in-one Android Phone Manager. The app is compatible with Windows 8/7/XP/2003/Vista versions, and it works with Android smart-phones. The program created by Gamease Age Digital Technology Co., Ltd. is promoted at mobogenie.com/landingpage/android-manager-ggs.html and mobogenie.com/pc.html, and anyone can install it for free. Once installed, Mobogenie provides its users with wallpapers, games, ringtones, videos, and different apps. The application is also meant to alleviate the management of all Android-to-PC functions, and enable backup & restore. Needless to say, plenty of Windows and Android users have already downloaded this application. Are you interested in the Mobogenie removal? Even though the application is not identified as malicious, some computer users find better alternatives or choose to delete the application for other reasons. We can help you with this removal. Read more »

Heartbleed

Heartbleed

A great security vulnerability has been discovered and it is now known as the Heartbleed Bug. This is not an ordinary vulnerability which is linked to a specific service or operating system. In fact, this exploit can be detrimental to the users of various operating systems using various different services. Whether you shop online using Amazon web services, blog on Tumblr, or manage your finances online, the clandestine bug can abuse your virtual security. The main objective behind this vulnerability is to expose your login data to parties who know how to use it. Unfortunately, this data could have been leaked already, even if you know nothing about it. If you take no action, it is possible that sooner or later your virtual accounts will be hijacked, and this is extremely dangerous. Read more »

Pony botnet

'Pony' botnet steals bitcoins

In the cyber world, the term ‘Pony’ refers to a computer infection. The Pony virus makes the victimized computer part of the Pony botnet. The Pony botnet is employed by the criminals to steal account credentials and such digital currencies as Bitcoins, Litecoins, Primecoins and Feathercoins. Digital currencies are getting more popular; moreover, it is much easier to steal digital currencies than steal money from a bank. In order to prevent online breaches, computer users should pay more attention to the so-called digital wallets. If your digital money is not encrypted, i.e., it is no protected by a password, remove attackers can steal the private key associated with the virtual wallet and safely transfer the content of your wallet to another wallet. Read more »

Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus

Gendarmerie Nationale Mac OS X Virus is an online scam aimed at deceiving Apple users. For years, Windows operating systems have been the major target of the creators of ransomware, but now those user who have Mac OS X are on target. Gendarmerie Nationale Mac Os X Virus is a deceitful browser warning which appears on Safari while browsing insecure websites. Usually, when a Windows user finds a full-screen warning that demands money, it means that the computers has been infected with a dangerous Trojan horse, which encrypts files and does not allow the user to access the system. In the present case, the system is not affected by Gendarmerie Nationale Mac Os X Virus, but it does not mean that it cannot be tampered with in the near future. Read more »

csrss.exe

Csrss.exe is an authentic Windows component, so you should not be surprised to discover it running on your Task Manager. Anti-Spyware-101.com researchers also indicate that you should be extremely careful with the removal of this file because it could lead to serious Windows dysfunctions. Why would you want to delete csrss.exe from your operating Windows system? Even though the executable exists on all Windows computers at times you may discover several versions of it. In case this happens, there is a great chance that one of these files is malicious. What is more, cyber criminals could even hijack the authentic executable to initiate malignant activity. Unfortunately, such activity could be hidden to avoid malware detection and removal, so we recommend reading the report to learn whether you personal computer has been infected by cyber criminals. Read more »

mqrt.dll

If you have discovered mqrt.dll running on the computer, you should not rush to remove it. According to the researchers at Anti-Spyware-101.com, this dynamic link library file in most cases is an authentic Windows component which aids the necessary updates. It is also known as the Microsoft Message Queue server and, as the name indicates, it queues messages which may require your attention. For example, if the file is active you are informed about Windows updates as soon as they are available. Even though the dynamic link library file is clearly functional and harmless, some Windows experts indicate that you need to be extra cautious about it. Do you know why you may want to delete this file? Continue reading to learn more about mqrt.dll removal. Read more »

Facebook Stalker Virus

Facebook Stalker Virus is technically not a computer virus as it affects Facebook accounts at the social networking website, but it can cause serious security programs so one should not ignore it. Most of the time users are tricked into making use of Facebook Stalker Virus for keeping track on who visits their profile (needless to say, that this function does not work). Since you cannot allow this infection to take over your Facebook account, make sure that you get rid of Facebook Stalker Virus as soon as possible by changing your Facebook password and then investing in a reliable antimalware tool. Read more »

Facebook Automatic Wall Post Virus

Facebook Automatic Wall Post Virus

Facebook Automatic Wall Post Virus is a scam that spreads via Facebook. So far, several infections that are aimed at penetrating onto the users’ Facebook accounts have been detected, and most of them spread with the help of the very user. He or she finds a link shared on the timeline and if the link is clicked on, a new Facebook account is infected. Facebook Automatic Wall Post Virus may be used for various purposes. Schemers may use the infected account for spreading new malicious links or penetrating into the operating system. One of the threats that can easily get access to your Facebook profile is Facebook Change Color Virus, which automatically displays links on your Facebook wall and can access the contact list and other personal information. Read more »

Facebook Change Color Virus

Facebook Change Color Virus

Facebook Change Color Virus is a malicious infection that affects Facebook social network. Luckily, it does not get installed on your computer, but that does not mean that your system is safe from outside threats. It is only natural, however, that Facebook seems to get attacked by various spyware and adware scams lately, considering that it is probably the biggest social network in the world. As it can be judged from Facebook Change Color Virus’s name, this infection offers you to change the default blue Facebook color in pink. However, should you click on the link that offers that, your account would get infected with the same scam as well. Read more »