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Win32.Ursnif.HA

The Win32.Ursnif.HA detection is used by security tools to specify a cyber threat that is deployed by hackers as an Adobe Flash Player update as an attempt not to look suspicious and to invite users to run it. When users open the payload of Win32.Ursnif.HA, it disables the Windows Security Center and Windows Firewall in order to monitor the traffic via FTP, IMAP, POP3, and ICQ. Win32.Ursnif.HA is an infostealer trojan that can steal your passwords and send them to specific web page that is governed by its handlers. Malware researchers reveal that Win32.Ursnif.HA uses two files to facilitate its malicious activities. Infected PCs are inserted with '9129837.exe' in the Windows directory and 'abcdefg.bat' where the fake Flash update is run. You might want to know that Win32.Ursnif.HA modifies the compromised system by inserting a registry key named 'ttool' to run the malicious executable...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Trojans

TrojanDownloader:JS/Nemucod.H

The TrojanDownloader:JS/Nemucod.H is a severe cyber threat that is used by attackers to drop malware on infected systems. Researchers point out that the Nemucod trojan downloader can download and run the Miuref trojan on your computer that can hijack your browser, direct you to visit unsafe Internet locations and display malvertising. A computer infected with the Nemucod trojan downloader is exposed to viruses, worms and keyloggers that may allow hackers to steal data, log-in details and use system resources for Bitcoin mining. The Nemucod trojan can use an executable file named '77652459.exe' placed in the temp folder of Windows to perform its operations. Also, you may have downloaded the Nemucod payload as an attached file from spam emails and can be introduced into your OS by riskware. Computer users that detect TrojanDownloader:JS/Nemucod.H in their system might want to consider...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Trojan Downloader

VideoMediaPlusPlayers

The VideoMediaPlusPlayers software is created by adware developers using the Crossrider platform, and it functions as private ad network. The VideoMediaPlusPlayers adware can be found promoted as browser too that can enhance your video rendering but its primary objective is to display ads, banners, pop-ups, coupons, and discounts. The VideoMediaPlusPlayers adware is deployed in freeware packages that most users install via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Once VideoMediaPlusPlayers is on your PC, you will be subjected to a torrent of advertisements that may appear related to your search terms and preferred web pages. The VideoMediaPlusPlayers adware can read your browsing history and use tracking cookies in order to determine what commercials are suitable to your interests. Security researchers remind users that the VideoMediaPlusPlayers adware may feature links to online shops with...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Provider Ads

Web surfers who are presented with an abundance of ads by Provider may want to know that they are infected with adware. The Provider adware is known to travel incorporated with free application installers that most computer users prefer to handle via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. The Provider adware serves its developers as an instrument to earn pay-per-click revenue and can appear as a browser extension in Google Chrome, an add-on in Mozilla Firefox and as a Browser Helper Object in Internet Explorer. If you are infected with the Provider adware, you may be presented with many banners, pop-ups, in-text hyperlinks and ad panels. Moreover, the Provider adware can use session cookies and Flash cookies to keep track of what online resources you engage and that information can be used by advertisers to generate targeted commercials. Many web surfers concerned with their online...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Computerepairnow.net

The Computerepairnow.net domain may suggest that computer can rely on it for technical help, but you can be noted that it is utilized by adware developers to invite users to install riskware. The adware associated with Computerepairnow.net is programmed to display pop-up windows that encourage users to install fake Java and Adobe Flash Player updates that may expose you to harmful software. Additionally, the IP address 54.68.81.195 of Computerepairnow.net is recognized to communicate with the IBryte application that is known to show pop-ups, contextual and transitional ads that can be loaded with unsafe content. Security researchers note that the adware linked to Computerepairnow.net could have entered your PC by using a freeware installer as a vessel. You may want to check your client for unfamiliar software because, in many cases, adware uses a Browser Helper Object, an add-on,...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

BobyZoom

The functionality of BobyZoom may attract parents that want to make it easier to magnify online content for their children, but you might wish to reconsider because security experts classify BodyZoom as adware. Most installations of the BobyZoom adware are achieved through bundling with freeware installers that users usually handle via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. A careful read of the EULA for BobyZoom reveals that it records your search terms, clicks on ads, visited web pages, IP address, browser type and OS version. Moreover, the BobyZoom adware uses the information to generate personalized advertisement content that it displays on web pages you visit and can push pop-ups in your web browser. You may want to know that the ads by BobyZoom can appear as coupons, ad boxes, banners, price comparison, pop-up windows and in-line text. Security experts point out that the BobyZoom...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Adware

Crackercalculator.kim

The Crackercalculator.kim web page is presented to users infected by adware as a pop-up window loaded with an offer to install a supposedly legitimate Google Chrome update. Computer users may want to remember that software promoted on pop-ups proves to be riskware more often than not. Moreover, the Crackercalculator.kim web page can not be accessed from adware-free PC and the Crackercalculator.kim pop-ups may not promote legitimate software. The adware responsible for pop-up windows by Crackercalculator.kim may have arrived on your system as a browser enhancer bundled with freeware. Users may want to avoid downloading software from Crackercalculator.kim because it could be used by attackers to compromise the security of their OS. If you are experiencing pop-ups by Crackercalculator.kim in your web browser, you might want to install a reliable anti-spyware tool that can resolve adware...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

Claymore CryptoNote

The Claymore CryptoNote is a cryptocurrency miner. PC security researchers have received reports of computers with abnormally high CPU usage and presenting typical problems associated with this type of high resource consumption. Computers affected by the Claymore CryptoNote may run slower than normal, overheat, get stuck or freeze repeatedly, and prevent computer users from using their computer as normally. This is because the Claymore CryptoNote may be installed by third parties on victims' computers in order profit at the expense of computer users. The Claymore CryptoNote may use the infected computer's processing power and other resources to 'mine' cryptocurrency by solving complex algorithms. If your computer is using abnormally high memory and CPU processing power, this is a typical symptom of these kinds of infections. Use a security product to ensure that the Claymore...

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Mebroot

Mebroot is a rootkit that has been active since at least 2008. Mebroot is extremely threatening because Mebroot modifies and replaces the Master Boot Record or MBR on the infected computer. This makes it very difficult for standard security software to detect or remove Mebroot. Once installed, Mebroot creates a backdoor into the infected computer which Mebroot uses to relay banking information to a third-party. Mebroot is a sophisticated threat infection that is difficult to remove or deal with. Malware analysts consider Mebroot a high-level threat that poses a significant risk to computers and computer users' financial information. How Mebroot may be Installed on a Computer Mebroot may be distributed using a variety of methods, including attack websites and social engineering strategies. The Mebroot installer may modify the MBR to ensure that Mebroot starts up as soon as the...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Rootkits

Dyranges

Dyranges is among the most popular information collecting Trojans. Dyranges is used to collect information from infected computers. The most common use for the Dyranges Trojan is as a banking Trojan, that is, a threat infection used to collect online banking information. For example, Dyranges may be used to collect online banking usernames and passwords, credit card numbers, and other banking information. Dyranges targets a comparatively small list of banks when compared to other banking Trojans. However, Dyranges is highly effective at its task: collecting the victims' money. Dyranges is a high-level threat that should be removed at once. Dyranges uses advanced techniques to hide from detection and removal. Due to this, PC security experts recommend the use of various anti-malware strategies and programs. A cutting-edge security software is essential for removing Dyranges from an...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Banking Trojan

Apps Hat Ads

The Apps Hat software is promoted as an innovative way of discovering apps for your Android device, but you may want to know that is classified by security analysts as adware. The Apps Hat adware can be downloaded from its official website and in most cases users install it as a drive-by installation of a free program. Once on your computer, the Apps Hat adware may add a browser extension, an add-on, and a Browser Helper Object to your web client that can be used to push commercial offers. Adware developers have created Apps Hat to present users with marketing content in the form of ad boxes, banners, and pop-up ads in order to earn pay-per-click revenue. Additionally, the Apps Hat adware may collect non-personally identifiable information like your IP address, what online resources you prefer and your bookmarks in order to personalize the related marketing content provided to you....

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Adware

Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35

Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35 is a general detection used by leading security applications to alert users of adware-powered extension on their system. You may be interested to know that the Crossrider platform is used by adware developers to port their products to all major web clients such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35 can push marketing content in your web browser as banners, commercials, pop-up and pop-under advertisements. Security researchers note that software such as Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35 can be used by hackers to invite users to install potentially harmful software and direct them to visit unsafe online locations. Merchants may use the services of Adware.CrossRider.Win32.35 to read your browsing history and gather information about your preferred web pages in order to provide you with targeted advertisements. Computer...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Imali

The Imali detection serves security utilities to specify software by IMALI - N.I. MEDIA LTD that is designed to display many pop-up and pop-under ads, banners, and in-text hyperlinks. The retail content presented to you by Imali may be propelled by an add-on, a Browser Helper Object, a plug-in and a browser extension. The Imali binary may arrive on your computer as an additional component during the installation of freeware via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Security researchers point out that the adware developers behind Imali might use the Crossrider platform to enable the operations of their product across different web clients. You might wish to remember that Imali may not provide you with safe advertisements because its primary objective is to monetize your clicks on ads regardless of their legitimacy. Additionally, clicks on ads by Imali may lead you to visit harmful domains...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Adware

BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th

The BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th detection is used by security applications to specify an executable that is perceived as riskware. The BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th detection is used to notify users of a program that may display pop-ups and unwanted advertisements in their web browser. You may do well to remember that adware might feature links to suspicious web locations, and you may be redirected to visit low-quality online shops. The binary of BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th may have been added to your system as a browser tool during the installation of freeware via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Users may want to be careful when installing free applications because they often travel embedded with adware and Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). As mentioned above, BehavesLike.Win32.PUP.th may present you with ads and generate pay-per-click revenue for its developers, and many computer users...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Possibly Unwanted Program

Hao.360.cn

The Chinese domain Hao.360.cn is linked to a browser hijacker that may change your home page and search provider to Hao.360.cn. The Hao.360.cn domain is the Chinese version of Craigslist and isn't likely to be comfortable to use by non-mandarin speakers. The browser hijacker related to Hao.360.cn may have been installed on your computer as an additional software during the installation of a free application via the 'Express' or 'Typical' option. Additionally, users infected with the Hao.360.cn browser hijacker may wish to know that there are reports for malware communicating with the IP address of Hao.360.cn such as Trojan Downloader Win32.VB.aaiz and Win32/Vobfus.NI . Security experts note that the cyber threats communicating with the IP address of Hao.360.cn can present you with pop-ups that may be loaded with malvertising and may download and run potentially harmful software. If...

Posted on March 18, 2015 in Browser Hijackers