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Win32/Rbrute

Win32/Rbrute is a component belonging to Sality. Win32/Rbrute is used to changing the DNS settings in affected routers, allowing criminals to force computer users to visit certain websites with a high degree of success. Win32/Rbrute represents a significant threat that should be taken seriously. Win32/Rbrute is a component of the threat that has been operative for more than ten years, Sality , which is an amazingly long period when it comes to computers and computer security. In recent months, criminals have started to add different components and functionality to Sality. Win32/Rbrute is one of these components, released in the Fall of 2013, which allows Sality to hijack Web activity by changing the victims' router's DNS settings. The Presence of Win32/Rbrute may Endanger Your DNS Settings PC security researchers have been studying Win32/Rbrute since October of 2013, when...

Posted on April 3, 2014 in Trojans

Adware.video-high

Adware.video-high is an ad-supported web browser extension that is known as adware. After installation on a PC, Adware.video-high may register itself to launch on start-up through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically run on a computer system (this may commonly be done to bypass any UAC prompts). Adware.video-high may insert a Browser Helper Object (BHO) into Internet Explorer. Adware.video-high may use a Crossrider framework, a cross-browser toolbar/plug-in platform used to create, distribute and monetize Web browser toolbars for Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox.Through the use of Crossrider extension, Adware.video-high may suggest monetization options, mainly PUPs (potentially unwanted programs), for toolbars likely encompassing discount coupons, search assistant (start page and search hijacking) and distribution of in-text contextual ads.

Posted on April 3, 2014 in Adware

Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi

Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi is a Trojan that enables cybercriminals to obtain remote unauthorized access and control to the targeted computer system. Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi can install itself onto a PC without a victim's agreement. Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi can take over a variety of system files causing system errors and random crash of the PC. Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi can slow down the computer system and reduce the PC's security. Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi can drop and install extra malware threats onto the corrupted PC. Trojan.Win32.Bublik.cfgi can be hard to find and uninstall from attacked PC.

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Trojans

Win32.Adware.iBryte.S

Win32/Adware.iBryte.S is adware that, upon installation on the PC, may add an add-on, plug-in or browser extension on the Web browser. Win32.Adware.iBryte.S may created and display disturbing pop-up advertisements and notifications on the computer system. Win32.Adware.iBryte.S may be developed to benefit from clicks on advertisements and notifications. Win32.Adware.iBryte.S may boost traffic of an unreliable website by repeatedly rerouting computer users to untrustworthy websites. Win32.Adware.iBryte.S may trace the PC user's surfing routine and transfer and use collected data for delivering and showing targeted ads. Win32.Adware.iBryte.S may be distributed and install itself onto a computer through packaged freeware that PC users download from questionable download websites.

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Adware

‘Free Cam Secrets’ Pop-Up

'Free Cam Secrets' Pop-Up is a bogus message that may be sent from a website called Thefreecamsecret.com. Thefreecamsecret.com offers computer users unlimited access to live cams right on the Web browser. PC users, whose computers are affected by adware or browser hijackers linked to Thefreecamsecret.com, may get unwillingly redirected to Thefreecamsecret.com while surfing major search service websites or any other websites. If the 'Free Cam Secrets' Pop-Up emerges on the PC, this may signify that the computer system is contaminated with adware or browser hijackers. If the PC user clicks on the 'Free Cam Secrets' Pop-Up, he may agree to download and install PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) to the computer system. Adware that may be used to advertise 'Free Cam Secrets' may circulate and install itself onto the computer packaged with numerous free software.

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Fake Warning Messages

‘This content requires Media Player 12.7′ Pop-Up

'This content requires Media Player 12.7' is a bogus pop-up notification that may strive to fool computer users into installing PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) on their PCs. Although the 'This content requires Media Player 12.7' Pop-Up notification may look reliable, PC users should not click on it. If the computer user clicks on the 'This content requires Media Player 12.7' Pop-Up notification, he may agree to download and install PUPs (potentially unwanted programs) or adware on the PC. Sometimes, the 'This content requires Media Player 12.7' Pop-Up and similar fraudulent pop-up messages may emerge when computer users are visiting suspicious websites or genuine websites that have been compromised. Mainly, the 'This content requires Media Player 12.7' Pop-Up may be delivered and shown by a Web browser add-on, plug-in or extension, which may be inserted into the PC without a...

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Fake Warning Messages

W64.Viknok.B!inf

W64.Viknok.B!inf is a Trojan that mostly attacks 64 byte PCs. W64.Viknok.B!inf propagates and installs itself on the computer system without the PC user's authorization. After installation, W64.Viknok.B!inf enables cybercriminals to obtain full remote access and control over the compromised PC. W64.Viknok.B!inf can steal the victim's private details from the affected computer and transfer them to cybercriminals for malicious intentions. Once launched, W64.Viknok.B!inf may connect to the command-and-control (C&C) server. W64.Viknok.B!inf can download a file from the above C&C server and save it to the specific location. W64.Viknok.B!inf corrupts the file so that it can be loaded whenever the computer users boots up Windows. W64.Viknok.B!inf monitors the Web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Opera, Mozilla Firefox and other and checks for communication with any website...

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Trojans

ApptoU

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ApptoU is a Potentially Unwanted Program. ApptoU is associated with InstalleRex-WebPick, a PUP bundle that is used to take advantage of computer users. There are several problems associated with ApptoU, frequently because ApptoU is more concerned with generating revenue at the expense of the computer user than in supplying some kind of functional service or interesting content. PC security researchers classify ApptoU as an adware infection because ApptoU is designed to expose computer users to a large number of advertisements when they use online search engines like Google, Yahoo or Bing. ApptoU may be installed as a Web browser extension, browser helper object, plug-in, add-on or...

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Adware

Thedailyposted.com

Thedailyposted.com is a suspicious website that through the use of associated adware and browser hijackers may display annoying pop-up advertisements and notifications on the computer system. Thedailyposted.com may also be used by adware authors to advertise their products and services. Security infections linked to Thedailyposted.com may show disturbing ads advertising a variety of paid fake security tool and other PUPs (potentially unwanted programs). Upon installation on the PC, adware and browser hijackers pertaining to Thedailyposted.com may alter the default browser settings. These computer threats may substitute the default homepage, search service or a new tab page with Thedailyposted.com. If the PC user gets unwillingly rerouted to Thedailyposted.com while he is browsing online or looking for anything on the Internet in any well-known search provider, this may indicate that...

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Browser Hijackers

Windows Protection Tool

Windows Protection Tool is not what the name indicates. Windows Protection Tool will take your money and not eliminate any threat that may be present on your system. Ill minded people are always poisoning the Web with fake security programs like Windows Protection Tool. Windows Protection Tool is simply another hoax used to present a danger illusion to Internet users long enough to take their money. Windows Protection Tool is among many rogueware that belong to the family. Trusting Windows Protection Tool, users may mistake all of the aggressive pop-up alerts and system scan results as a need to purchase the Windows Protection Tool program. In doing so, computer users would have made a mistake since, very soon, they will find out that the purchased version of Windows Protection Tool will not eliminate the so-called threats that Windows Protection Tool claims to have detected....

Posted on April 2, 2014 in Rogue Anti-Virus Program

Web Flipper

Web Flipper is adware that may be developed to display numerous annoying pop-up advertisements on the PC each time the computer user is browsing the Web. Web Flipper may be installed into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome Web browsers. Web Flipper may attempt to make the PC user click on random pop-up ads, which means that the computer user may get unwillingly rerouted to suspicious websites and boost traffic of the website this way. Web Flipper may earn money from clicks on ads. Web Flipper may keep track of the computer user's browsing habits and transmit this information to third-parties for targeted advertising purposes.

Posted on April 1, 2014 in Adware

Trolatunt

Trolatunt is adware that may display annoying pop-up advertisements and notifications on the PC. The pop-up ads and notifications delivered by Trolatunt might be produced for the goal of targeted advertising, and they may be used for promoting a variety of questionable websites. PC users might receive the ads and messages from Trolatunt if their computers were affected by Trolatunt. Trolatunt may reduce the PC's performance and display pop-up messages and advertisements on every website the computer user is visiting. Trolatunt may typically be distributed and enter the PC bundled with various freeware that computer users can download from unsafe download websites. Some downloads of free applications do not inform PC users that other extra programs may also be installed, and the computer user may later notice Trolatunt installed on the computer system. If the PC has been infected with...

Posted on April 1, 2014 in Adware

SiteSimple

SiteSimple is adware that may show unwanted pop-up ads whenever the computer user is visiting online shopping or other websites such as social networking websites. This may signify that the PC and Web browser is affected by adware, specifically, SiteSimple. SiteSimple may spread and enter the PC packaged together with various freeware that may hide itself as beneficial software that PC users can download from unreliable download websites. Once the computer user installs any free program, he may also install SiteSimple as an additional application on the computer system with or without his permission. PC users may overlook the installation steps of SiteSimple, which may agree to install it on the PC together with a free application. SiteSimple may collect and record the computer user's Internet surfing activities. SiteSimple may then use this data for targeted advertising intentions....

Posted on April 1, 2014 in Adware

Raving Reyven

Raving Reyven is adware that may display numerous ads and banners including special deals, discount coupons, sales and offers that supposedly save the computer user's money while he is performing online shopping. Usually, Raving Reyven may propagate and enter the PC using misleading methods such as bundling itself as an additional application to other freeware. Once Raving Reyven is installed on the PC, it may modify the default browser settings and result in forced redirects to questionable websites that, with the help of associated adware, may display random pop-up advertisements or advertisements linked to the PC user's surfing habits on the computer. Pop-up ads delivered Raving Reyven may be seen when the computer user is browsing the Web using Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome Web browsers. Raving Reyven may replace the default start page and search engine, or...

Posted on April 1, 2014 in Adware

Rock Turner

Rock Turner is known to be adware that may show unwanted pop-up advertisements including offers, discount coupons, special deals and sales that allegedly save money while computer users are shopping online. Mainly, Rock Turner may circulate and insert itself into the PC using tricky tactics such as bundling itself as an extra application to free software. Once it is integrated into the PC, Rock Turner may modify the default browser settings and forcibly divert PC users to unreliable websites. These websites, with the help of associated adware, may show random pop-up advertisements or advertisements pertaining to the PC user's browsing activity on the computer system. Rock Turner may gather browsing details about the computer user's surfing habits and use them for targeted advertising intentions. Upon installation on the Web browser, Rock Turner may insert an unwanted browser add-on,...

Posted on April 1, 2014 in Adware
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