Babylon Search/Toolbar

Posted: October 6, 2010 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
The Babylon Toolbar is a search engine and translation utility, all rolled up into a single browser-based toolbar. While this description may make Babylon Toolbar sound benign, malware researchers have had the misfortune of noting that Babylon Toolbar includes characteristics that are commonly assigned to browsers, adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). Babylon Toolbar may attempt to avoid deletion by normal methods, changes your search engine settings to promote its own websites and may install itself without your permission. If normal removal methods for browser plugins fail...

Suspected Bank Carding Cybercrook Detained by Russian Authorities

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Cybersecurity
A Ukrainian citizen has been accused of leading a criminal organization that uses counterfeit credit cards and passports to steal large amounts of money from banks all over the world. An international crime group was suspected to be run by a Ukrainian person that lead individuals into a scheme stealing more than $660,000 from about 17 Russian banks in just a matter of a 5 months. During that time the cybercrooks were able to create over 100 fake credit cards with the use of a magnetic stripe encoder machine. This recent discovery of a Russian cybercrime group comes just after...

Trojan.Fortemp

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan.Fortemp is another Trojan that produces outbound traffic and requests other files from Internet once it gains entry to a compromised system. Trojan.Fortemp will most likely create a startup registry entry to run every time the system boots. Trojan.Fortemp can also create a corrupt toolbar installed on your Internet Explorer. Trojan.Fortemp poses a huge threat to the safety of any computer or network and it is recommended that it be removed immediately once detected.

Backdoor.Graybird!rem

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Backdoor.Graybird!rem is a malicious trojan horse or bot that may represent security risk for the compromised system or its network environment. Backdoor.Graybird!rem contains a potentially unwanted adware program designed to deliver various advertisements to the users' systems. Another program downloads files to the local computer that may represent security risk. Backdoor.Graybird!rem also allows remote access to the compromised system and comes armed with a keylogger program that can capture all user keystrokes, including confidential details such usernames, passwords and credit card...

W32/Rectix.A.DLL

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 7/10
W32/Rectix.A.DLL is a computer virus which stealthily downloads other malware onto the compromised computer. W32/Rectix.A.DLL poses a threat to computer security and should be removed immediately once it has been detected. Use an updated malware remover to make sure your system is free of all threats.

Win32.Viking.bb

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
Win32.Viking.bb is a dangerous computer virus capable of modifying other files by infecting and overwriting them. Win32.Viking.bb can compromise your system and personal information by allowing a hacker access to your computer. Win32.Viking.bb may display false positives and block legitimate anti-virus programs. Win32.Viking.bb may go undetected but must be removed the instant it is detected using a reliable spyware detection tool.

ResultDNS

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
ResultDNS is a bogus Toolbar which pretends to be a useful web tool. ResultDNS uses a corrupt website that promises free software but actually downloads adware infections onto the system. Symptoms include loads of spam pop-ups and browser redirects resulting in system depreciation and eventually malfunction. Remove ResultDNS immediately. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

Reported Insecure Browsing: Navigation Blocked

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
The "Reported Insecure Browsing: Navigation Blocked" is a false warning used as a scare tactic for Antivirus Studio 2010 . Pay no attention to this fake popup message. If you receive the "Reported Insecure Browsing: Navigation Blocked" popup message, that means your system is probably infected with Trojans related to Antivirus Studio 2010. Remove all threats from your PC using a reliable antivirus kit. Additional Information on Reported Insecure Browsing: Navigation Blocked The following messages's were detected:

Gala Search

Posted: October 5, 2010 | Category: Search Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Gala Search is a fake search engine which hijacks the browser after using a Trojan to infiltrate the targeted machine. Gala Search will spew out links to corrupt websites even though the user enters specific terms into the search function. Do not use Gala Search, it is a malicious threat and should be removed from the compromised computer immediately.

SPR.Tool

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
SPR.Tool is a computer virus which pretends to be a key generator to activate software programs. SPR.Tool may seem legit but do not be fooled. Once SPR.Tool has infected your system the PC may soon show signs of an infection. SPR.Tool poses a threat to computer security and should be removed as soon as it has been detected.

Screen.Grab.J

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Screen.Grab.J is a highly dangerous Trojan associated to the antispyware application called Antivirus Studio 2010 . Screen.Grab.J redirects the browser and displays deceptive warnings and misleading scan results before asking users to purchase Antivirus Studio 2010. Remove both these threats immediately by using a reliable malware remover.

Heuristic.ADH

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Heuristic.ADH is a heuristic Trojan that spreads through corrupt websites and spam email attachments. Heuristic.ADH has the ability to install compressed malware files onto your computer and even opens backdoors that allow a hacker remote access to your PC. Heuristic.ADH may also redirect the browser to a fake scan that produces bogus results cliaming the PC is infected with malware. Remove Heuristic.ADH using an updated malware remover.

My Computer Online Scan

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
My Computer Online Scan is a malware scam promoting the fake antispyware programs Antivirus IS , Security Tool and Defense Center . My Computer Online Virus Scan uses malicious cookies, misleading links posted through Twitter or Facebook, or even an actual piece of badware installed on your computer to redirect the browser to the fake scan page. The scan will report bogus threats on your PC and then urge you to purchase one of the rogue malware removers. Do not fall fot this blatant scam and have all threats removed using a reliable malware remover.

Antivirusstudio.com

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Rogue Websites
Antivirusstudio.com is a rogue website that redirects to a fake scan page promoting Antivirus Studio 2010 . Antivirusstudio.com monitors browser activities and displays bogus pop-up advertisements. Antivirusstudio.com may also come bundled with other malware. Antivirusstudio.com will run on every Windows startup and should be removed from the browser. Use an updated spyware remover to make sure your PC is threat free. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

Antivirusstudioorg2010.com

Posted: October 4, 2010 | Category: Rogue Websites
Antivirusstudioorg2010.com is a rogue website promoting the dangerous fake spyware remover called Antivirus Studio 2010 . Firstly, your PC is infected with a trojan horse that infiltrates your system due to security vulnerabilities. This trojan then alters your browser settings in order to redirect web-surfing activities to the Antivirusstudioorg2010.com webpage. Here you will be greeted by numerous false pop-up windows claiming that your system is infected, and it is suggested that you purchase and install the rogue anti-spyware program Antivirus Studio 2010. Do not fall this, instead...

Mal/TDSSPack-AE

Posted: October 1, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Mal/TDSSPack-AE is a dangerous Trojan that can secretly enter a system without a user's knowledge. The presence of Mal/TDSSPack-AE may negatively affect a system and render it defenseless. Mal/TDSSPack-AE may download additional malware and disable security applications. Have Mal/TDSSPack-AE removed as soon as possible after detection. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

PWS:Win32/Frethog.F

Posted: October 1, 2010 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
PWS:Win32/Frethog.F is a dangerous password-stealing Trojan. PWS:Win32/Frethog.F targets private information from Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games such as Rainbow Island and World of Warcraft. PWS:Win32/Frethog.F can be detected and removed with a malware removal tool.

Hack Tool.HOC

Posted: October 1, 2010 | Category: Rootkits | Threat Level: 10/10
Hack Tool.HOC is a malicious rootkit. Once inside a system, Hack Tool.HOC may hack into it and bar a user's access to the drives. Hack Tool.HOC can also create a wake-up log to ensure that the infected PC will self-start while the user is away. Remove Hack Tool.HOC immediately after detection to prevent additional damage to the system.

Security Hijack

Posted: October 1, 2010 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Security Hijack is a browser hijacker that spread via rogueware such as My Security Shield and System Security . Security Hijack is especially designed to redirect a user to malicious websites even after removing the rogueware. Use a good malware removal tool to remove Security Hijack and associated threats. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:

Versionantispy.com

Posted: October 1, 2010 | Category: Rogue Websites
Versionantispy.com is a malicious domain that promotes the fake program called Antivirus IS . Versionantispy.com will also run a fake scan which will claim to detect malware on the system. Antivirus IS will be presented as the only solution to remove the malware and the user will be prompted to purchase it. Remove Versionantispy.com and associated rogueware with an updated malware remover. File System Modifications The following files were created in the system:
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