Ykmsheppared.club

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Ykmsheppared.club is a Web page that tries to gain access to your browser's push notifications by using misleading messages and instructions. Seeing Ykmsheppared.club's website is likely to expose you to a statement saying that you should ratify that you are not a robot by clicking 'Allow.' If you follow the instructions, you will unknowingly subscribe to Ykmsheppared.club's push notifications and enable the page to abuse the feature relentlessly. Usually, your browser push notifications are used by credible websites to deliver important news and updates. Ykmsheppared.club, however, is...

Uhelessenge.club

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Hijacking browser notifications is a new trend among online con artists since it allows them to generate revenue through paid advertisements that will be delivered to the Web browsers of users who have subscribed to the notifications of a fraudulent website. Uhelessenge.club is one of these pages, and users may be told to complete the following action when they visit it – 'Click Allow to confirm that you are not a robot.' This is a common misleading promise that online con artists use, and you should not trust sites that use this message. Being subscribed to Uhelessenge.club's...

Mybestnewz.com

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Mybestnewz.com is a website whose name sounds like it has the ability to provide great news and updates from various categories. However, Mybestnewz.com does not host any meaningful content and, instead, it uses fraudulent pages that are being promoted via online advertisements. If you ever see one of Mybestnewz.com's pop-ups, you may be told to 'Click the Allow button to subscribe to the push notifications and continue watching.' Usually, users will encounter this pop-up when trying to view illicit online media such as pirated movies and sports streams. You can rest assured that following...

Zasifrovano Zaplat Ransomware

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The Zasifrovano Zaplat Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that targets residents of the Czech Republic. The Zasifrovano Zaplat Ransomware blocks files using an encryption feature from the Xorist Ransomware before displaying its ransom demands in a Czech-language pop-up. Users with backups on other devices can recover from them, but should, first, remove the Zasifrovano Zaplat Ransomware with appropriate anti-malware tools. Free sources for Trojans are a well-known part of the threat landscape when comparing them to hired Ransomware-as-a-Service and in-house custom software. Although it...

Alix1011RVA Ransomware

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The Alix1011RVA Ransomware is an independent file-locker Trojan that blocks media on your computer and holds it hostage for ransom. Users can identify infections through the semi-unique pop-up alert, along with other symptoms, such as a custom extension. Proper anti-malware tools will delete the Alix1011RVA Ransomware from infected Windows PCs, and maintaining backups can minimize the damage it causes adequately. Simple file-locking Trojans with little attention paid to their design elements or programming are predatory against a helpless user's files equally as any streamlined and...

Anon Ransomware

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The Anon Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan in-progress that's a variant of the DemonWare Ransomware. The Anon Ransomware includes most of the symptoms of this threat type, except for the encryption or another means of stopping the user's files from opening. Windows systems should have appropriate anti-malware services for removing the Anon Ransomware, and users still have backups for compensating for any Trojan attacks against their media. An almost, but not-quite file-locker Trojan needs only minutes of further development before it becomes a fully-working threat along with the likes...

Bl9c98vcvv Ransomware

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The Bl9c98vcvv Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that's from the Xorist Ransomware kit. The Bl9c98vcvv Ransomware can block files with its familial encryption routine, with personal and work media being highly at risk of not opening. Trustworth anti-malware tools should remove the Bl9c98vcvv Ransomware, although users may or may not have recovery options for their files besides previous backups. Free Trojan resources might not have the same infamy as Ransomware-as-a-Services, but many hackers worldwide rate them as equally valid options for holding files hostage. Among these 'freeware'...

Kolz Ransomware

Posted: September 21, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The Kolz Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that's part of STOP Ransomware's Ransomware-as-a-Service. The Kolz Ransomware can destroy the users' default Windows backups while encrypting their media files and holding them hostage. Users can protect any important files through diligent backup standards, and traditional anti-malware services will comfortably delete the Kolz Ransomware. The Ransomware-as-a-Service industry's near-stranglehold on encryption as an extortionist tool shows itself anew each day, with new releases from such families as the  STOP Ransomware  (or  Djvu...

Uptoabc.com

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Uptoabc.com is a page that was set up by cybercriminals to trick users into subscribing to its push notifications. Of course, Uptoabc.com does not tell users that this is what it wants – instead, it tries to disguise its request as a harmless 'anti-robot' check that users are asked to complete before continuing their browsing session. Stumbling upon Uptoabc.com's welcome page usually results in seeing a black screen with a piece of text saying 'Click Allow to Continue.' Completing this simple request is all that Uptoabc.com needs to gain access to your browser's push notifications. If...

Yonfrul.com

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Online tactics can sometimes be very subtle, and you may have no clue that you have fallen for them. An exquisite tactic of this sort can be found on Yonfrul.com, but this website is not the only page used to host a tactic of this sort – there are thousands of other websites that exhibit similar behavior. Yonfrul.com's content may be promoted via bogus online advertisements, which urge the user to click 'Allow' to continue browsing. However, you can rest assured that no legitimate website will ask you to do such a thing – clicking 'Allow' on Yonfrul.com's prompt will result in subscribing...

Greedomer.club

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Greedomer.club is a fraudulent page whose designated purpose is to hijack the browser notifications of the users who fall for its simple tactic. Users who end up seeing Greedomer.club in their Web browser may be asked to confirm that they are not robots by clicking a button that reads 'Allow.' This innocent request may seem trustworthy to many users, and they are the ones who will fall for Greedomer.club's tactic. As soon as the 'Allow' button is pressed, the user will enable Greedomer.club's push notifications in their Web browser. The consequences of this change are, thankfully, not...

ConverterSearchHD

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
ConverterSearchHD is a browser extension that, as the name suggests, is meant to provide the user with a neat way to convert audio and video from one format to another. Having such tools at your disposal may sound great because it would allow you to convert your favorite YouTube video into an easy-to-share 'WEBM' file quickly, for example. However, ConverterSearchHD is not a great choice when it comes to media conversion utilities certainly. The reasons for this are two: ConverterSearchHD does not support file conversion. Instead, it promotes a new tab page that redirects users to...

FlixSearch

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
FlixSearch is a browser add-on that you may be tricked to install via fake advertisements, misleading instructions and promises, or software bundles that rely on confusing and misleading installers. The good news is that installing FlixSearch on your computer will not have any harmful consequences. This software is not unsafe, and the worst it can do is to bring some undesired changes to the way your Web browser works. Users who have had to deal with FlixSearch report that this Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) replaced their Web browser's default search aggregator with Toksearches.xyz. As...

SmartFunctionSearch

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Mac Malware
Believe it or not, the macOS is not as secure as it was once considered to be. Nowadays, many developers of shady software are focusing their efforts on releasing suspicious programs compatible with macOS. Unfortunately, their campaigns are usually successful because many macOS users are negligent when it comes to cybersecurity. SmartFunctionSearch is one of the dubious applications in question, and macOS users might experience a fair bit of problems if they end up installing it on their computers. For starters, SmartFunctionSearch will make sure to plant its components deep into the system...

DogeCrypt Ransomware

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Ransomware
The DogeCrypt Ransomware is a file-locking Trojan that's an update of the DesuCrypt Ransomware, an open-source Trojan family. The DogeCrypt Ransomware harms Windows computers by disabling their media files, theoretically, temporarily, with its encryption, and holds them for ransom. Users with backups on other devices can recover from any attacks efficiently, and anti-malware software should block or remove the DogeCrypt Ransomware. Internet pop-culture makes for a prominent subject where more casual hackers concern themselves, and it's responsible for the names and themes of many...

LuxNET RAT

Posted: September 18, 2020 | Category: Remote Administration Tools | Threat Level: 4/10
The LuxNET RAT is an outdated Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that had an interesting surge in its activity recently. Apparently, a group of cybercriminals managed to crack the otherwise paid product and then started advertising it on online hacking forums. Because of the cracked copy of the LuxNET RAT, any cybercriminal can use it to craft their payload and then start distributing it to their intended targets. The LuxNET RAT is a very threatening piece of malware because of its ability to grant remote access to the infected system. The criminals are able to use the LuxNET RAT implant to...

You-just-won-prize.com

Posted: September 17, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
You-just-won-prize.com is a Web page that users may see while browsing low-quality sites used to host illegal sports streams, pirated media, or game and software cracks. As the name You-just-won-prize.com suggests, visitors are likely to be told that they have won an amazing price, and then asked to proceed to claim it. However, before any of this happens, users may see a warning asking them to click 'Allow' to confirm that they are not a robot. This is a regular check on the Internet nowadays, and many users are unlikely to suspect that there is anything wrong with it. However,...

PDFSearchz

Posted: September 17, 2020 | Category: Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)
PDFSearchzis a misleading add-on compatible with popular Web browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Its download page promises that by installing this program, users will gain access to neat PDF searching and conversion tools that will be integrated into their Web browser. However, PDFSearchz's true purpose is to generate ad revenue for its creators by ensuring that users will end up having to use a 3rd-party search engine found at Feed.pdf-searchz.com. This URL will be configured as the browser's default search aggregator. Another change that PDFSearchz brings is setting...

Directsearchapp.com

Posted: September 17, 2020 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Directsearchapp.com is a website that is likely to be associated with the browser add-on Search Dimension, judging by the links found on Directsearchapp.com. This software is classified as a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) and one of the side effects of its installation is that it may replace your Web browser's default search engine with Directsearchapp.com or a similar page. While changes of this sort are frowned upon, it is important to note that they are not dangerous. A quick look at Directsearchapp.com's landing page shows that this website is meant to act as a search engine...

'ERROR # 0x6a4-0xf9fx3999' Pop-Up Scam

Posted: September 17, 2020 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Fraudulent websites are often used to run dangerous online scams, which may try to trick potential victims into spending money on non-existent products and services. Usually, online con artists rely on technical support scams since they have proven to be very efficient. Scams of this sort are executed by displaying a fake error or warning message, which claims that the user's computer is experiencing major issues such as corrupted files or a virus infection. This is the exact con that the scammers behind the 'ERROR # 0x6a4-0xf9fx3999' Pop-Ups use. Their website displays a fake pop-up saying...
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