VBS.Sojax

Posted: January 18, 2012 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
VBS.Sojax is a dangerous Trojan that opens a back door on the corrupted PC system. VBS.Sojax also collects personal information and forwards it to a remote server. VBS.Sojax is usually distributed by malicious documents, such as PDF or Word files. VBS.Sojax has been also known to exploit security vulnerabilities. VBS.Sojax upload and downloads infected system files and performs .cmd commands. Delete VBS.Sojax before it harms your computer system.

Backdoor.Usinec.A

Posted: January 18, 2012 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
Backdoor.Usinec.A is a backdoor Trojan that has been generated to steal personal information and transmit it to a remote server. Backdoor.Usinec.A can connect to a remote server to receive instructions, and then later download other malicious files and install them onto your computer system. Backdoor.Usinec.A infiltrates into your PC system stealthily and hides its existence on the computer system. Backdoor.Usinec.A drops malicious system files in the Windows system folder. Backdoor.Usinec.A allows other malware threats to access your PC system. Backdoor.Usinec.A modifies the registry so...

98p.com

Posted: January 18, 2012 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot 98p.com is a fraudulent site that pretends to offer helpful search results, but is really in it for dishing up results to sites for its own profit. Because 98p.com has also been observed to utilize browser hijackers to maliciously influence traffic, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers don't recommend that you try to use any of 98p.com's search features or even click any link that's associated with 98p.com. Even simple contact with 98p.com may result in a browser-redirecting Trojan being installed on your PC via browser exploits, and you should always use a good anti-malware product to...

FunMoods

Posted: January 18, 2012 | Category: Bad Toolbars | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot FunMoods may be classified as either adware or as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program) due to its predilection for inserting advertisements into online searches and its disingenuous installation/removal methods. While FunMoods is marketed in the form of an add-on that helps Chrome display various emoticons and smiley faces, FunMoods also includes other features that are less desirable than a smile, such as changing your browser settings to display a different homepage, altering your search results and requiring additional effort to be deleted from your PC. While SpywareRemove.com...

Clicks.thespecialsearch.com

Posted: January 18, 2012 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot Clicks.thespecialsearch.com offer links to other sites and even organizes them by broad interests, but it's associated with browser hijackers that redirect you to Clicks.thespecialsearch.com or sites with no content value or sites that may engage in browser-based attacks against your PC. Browser hijackers will primarily show themselves by using a smattering of different methods to redirect your browser to Clicks.thespecialsearch.com, although other symptoms, such as pop-ups, poor browser performance and settings-related issues, may also arise. Of course, you should remove browser...

Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K is a malicious Trojan and 'clicking' component of complex malware infections. Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K is protected by rootkit component of the same-name fake application. The rootkit is aimed at assuring Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K is not removed, at least before it connects to a remote server to receive instructions on permanent redirects to create on a corrupted PC. Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K targets 64-bit PC systems only. Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K is not downloaded as the rootkit components generates it on its own. Trojan:Win64/Sirefef.K is also aimed at providing spam...

SweetIM

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Screenshot SweetIM is an emoticon plugin for Internet Explorer. Although SweetIM does provide some of the emoticon features that SweetIM claims to have, SweetIM also contains numerous characteristics that are less desirable than smiley faces. SweetIM (search.sweetim.com) may look like a harmless smiley-enabler, but there's a multitude of functions beneath SweetIM's smile that make it worth avoiding whenever possible. Due to the breadth and invasiveness of its hidden functions, SweetIM may be detected as either adware or spyware by anti-malware scanners. As a silver lining, however, many symptoms...

MyStart.Incredibar.com

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot MyStart.Incredibar.com is a malicious website that uses browser-hijacking toolbars to force your web browser to use its search functions even if you're trying to load an entirely different web page. Because results from MyStart.Incredibar.com are peppered with irrelevant advertisements and may even be dangerous for your PC, SpywareRemove.com malware analysts discourage any attempts to interact with MyStart.Incredibar.com or sites that MyStart.Incredibar.com promotes. Although browser add-ons that cause MyStart.Incredibar.com redirects may also have a removal tool, you should always...

PUP.CNET.Adware.Bundle

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
PUP.CNET.Adware.Bundle is a potentially unwanted adware application and CNET's own installer that wraps a limited number of Windows software downloads in a CBS Interactive/CNET bundle which tries to download and install promoted programs, mainly toolbars (at least it's the Blekko toolbar). When you download an application from download.com, you may receive CNET's proprietary installer, not the program's installer. The downloaded file name begins with cnet_ or cnet2_, for example: cnet2_freeocr_exe. If you install recommended toolbar or any other tool, third-party supporters may keep track...

PUP.zugo

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Malware | Threat Level: 7/10
PUP.zugo is a potentially unwanted application which installs and keeps installed Zugo toolbar. Zugo is a name of a fake search engine that offers its services in extremely annoying way, in particular, seduces PC users into downloading and installing its toolbar. Apart from installing the Zugo toolbar, PUP.zugo is known to be sponsored by special programs that modify the PC user's default search preferences, blocks Google from being a default search engine and shows multiple errors. Remove PUP.zugo immediately after detection.

Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J

Posted: January 17, 2012 | Category: Backdoors | Threat Level: 6/10
Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J is a malicious backdoor Trojan which is related to the bogus beta versions of Diablo III and DotA (Defense of the Ancients) 2, two largely awaited PC games that were released to be put to test. Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J can spread via malicious files on P2P websites that allow file-sharing and also torrent websites. Once executed, Backdoor:MSIL/Pontoeb.J can gather its victim's personal information from the infected computer system and send it to remote attackers who control the compromised PC. Online gamers are strongly advised to go to the genuine Diablo and DotA...

Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus

Posted: January 16, 2012 | Category: Ransomware
Screenshot The Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus, despite its moniker, isn't a technical virus, but rather, a ransomware Trojan. Like other members of its family, Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus targets a specific country with its ransom threats – in Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus's case, the country of Spain. By pretending to be an official notice from Spain's civilian police force, Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus hopes to encourage you to pay money to unlock your PC and get its threats of legal action to disappear into the ether. However, since Cuerpo Nacional de Policia Virus isn't from any...

Gendarmerie Nationale Ransomware

Posted: January 16, 2012 | Category: Ransomware
Screenshot Gendarmerie Nationale Ransomware, also known as the French Police Ukash Virus, is a France-targeted version of a ransomware Trojan that has split into a broad range of nationality-specific variants. Like its relatives, Gendarmerie Nationale Ransomware infects your PC in a subversive manner and uses the opportunity to threaten you with the total deletion of files on your computer. However, although this threat is flimsily justified by being portrayed as a legal action by the National Gendarmerie, Gendarmerie Nationale Ransomware isn't affiliated with any type of legal entity and has no...

Startsear.info

Posted: January 16, 2012 | Category: Rogue Websites
Screenshot Startsear.info is a recent variant of the original Startsear.ch website, a malicious site that uses browser hijackers to redirect your browser to itself and affiliated sites. Like its predecessor, Startsear.info pretends to offer helpful search-related features, but these features are, in reality, focused on taking you to sites that churn out profit for Startsear.info's web masters. If your web browser begins to redirect itself to Startsear.info, or if your PC has had any contact with Startsear.info in the first place, SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend a hasty system scan via...

HeadlineAlley Toolbar

Posted: January 16, 2012 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
The HeadlineAlley Toolbar promotes Mywebsearch.com – a website that has been blacklisted for undesirable activities – through redirecting your browser without your permission. The HeadlineAlley Toolbar's directs can take several formats and may also be bolstered by the presence of other low-level PC threats. Even though contact with Mywebsearch.com or the HeadlineAlley Toolbar is just a small security risk, you should be prepared to remove the HeadlineAlley Toolbar wherever and whenever its presence may arise. Since the HeadlineAlley Toolbar implements multiple components and...

Wkysol

Posted: January 13, 2012 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Wkysol is a group of Trojans that inject themselves into web browsers for the purpose of creating backdoor vulnerabilities on your PC. Hackers may exploit these vulnerabilities to control your computer in several ways, for example, by stealing personal information or installing other PC threats besides Wkysol Trojans. Because Wkysol Trojans have been known to use PDF exploits to install themselves, avoiding suspicious PDF files or even refraining from installing PDF-compatible software can allow you to evade potential Wkysol attacks. Symptoms from a Wkysol attack are unlikely to be highly...

Guardia di Finanza Ransomware

Posted: January 13, 2012 | Category: Ransomware
Screenshot Guardia di Finanza Ransomware is an Italian-specific variant of a ransomware Trojan that locks down your PC under the pretense of being an alert from local police, thereafter requesting that you spend money to restore functionality to your computer. However, although Guardia di Finanza Ransomware uses the logo of the Guardia di Finanza, Guardia di Finanza Ransomware is not affiliated in any way with legitimate legal authorities, but rather, is a scam that tries to make people panic and buy back their computer's freedom. This method of restoring your PC from Guardia di Finanza Ransomware...

RemoteAccess:Win32/RemoteAnything

Posted: January 13, 2012 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
RemoteAccess:Win32/RemoteAnything is a Trojan which penetrates into the compromised PC into without a PC users' permission and knowledge. RemoteAccess:Win32/RemoteAnything is difficult to detect and remove from the affected computer system because it uses legitimate file names to hide its components in the system background. RemoteAccess:Win32/RemoteAnything creates several registry entries so that it can run automatically every time you start your computer system. RemoteAccess:Win32/RemoteAnything might display security alerts and warning messages, collect information and transmit it to...

Allertsearch.net

Posted: January 13, 2012 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot Allertsearch.net is another type of fake search engine that uses its links to rack profit up for its webmasters. Avoiding Allertsearch.net by itself may not be very problematic, but regrettably, Allertsearch.net has also taken to consorting with browser hijackers that take the choice of website destinations out of your hands. If you're experiencing redirects to Allertsearch.net or similar websites, SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend that you close your browser and use anti-malware scanners to detect and delete all components of the infection. You should also be aware that...

Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH

Posted: January 13, 2012 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 9/10
Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH is a hazardous Trojan that is usually detected in Windows directory. Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH is reported by the detector to be impossible to delete because the file is white-listed. It means, the deletion of Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH is likely to result in critical damages up to PC system crash. Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH is able to create a connection with a server controlled by attackers to learn its payload. Eliminate Trojan Horse Crypt.ANVH as early as possible.
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