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Anti-Malware Lab

Anti-Malware Lab screenshot

Are you getting alerts from Anti-Malware Lab? Don't be tricked, Anti-Malware Lab is a not a real security application. It is a kind of program known as a rogue anti-malware application. These kinds of programs pretend to be genuine anti-malware utilities to trick you into buying them. Specifically, Anti-Malware Lab's interface is designed to mimic the interface for a typical Windows Security scanner. Anti-Malware Lab takes over your computer, to make you think it has a malware infection. Then, it will prompt you to buy Anti-Malware Lab to get rid of the supposed infection. Don't fall for it; Anti-Malware Lab is nothing but a scam. How Anti-Malware Lab Enters Your Computer Surprisingly, it...

Posted on July 6, 2011 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Keylogger Zeus

Zeus Keylogger is a malware program that is designed to steal a computer user's private information. A keylogger is a program that is used to record every key that is pressed on the infected computer's keyboard. Zeus Keylogger also has the capacity to take the recorded data and relay it to a third party. A hacker can take all of this information and isolate online passwords, credit card information, and online banking data. To protect your privacy, out team of PC security researchers recommends using an anti-malware program to identify and remove Zeus Keylogger. How Zeus Keylogger Steals Your Personal Information Zeus Keylogger is specifically engineered to target financial information. This nasty spy program contains an extensive list...

Posted on August 16, 2011 in Keyloggers

WebDiscover Browser

WebDiscover Browser screenshot

WebDiscover Browser is an adware threat developed by a Canada-based company named WebDiscover Media. Once installed on a PC, the app makes a series of unwanted changes to all browsers installed on the computer, leading to a deteriorating online surfing experience. WebDiscover replaces the default home pages and search engines of affected Internet browsers with its own WebDiscover Homepage and WebDiscover Search, respectively. Furthermore, the app modifies the "new tab" settings so that the corrupted browsers launch the program's own search portal page when the user opens a new tab. Chrome users may not even recognize WebDiscover as an unwanted program and think they are using the regular...

Posted on July 3, 2015 in Browser Hijackers

How to Fix Mac Error Code 43 When Copying Files

How to Fix Mac Error Code 43 When Copying Files screenshot

Getting an OS system error message while working on a project can be quite an unpleasant surprise. Whether relating to MS Windows, or Mac OS, such a bug is always bound to disrupt your normal computer work. While some errors tend to be system-specific, others can affect both Windows and Mac-based systems, albeit designating totally different problems. The so-called Code 43 error message, for example, is primarily associated with device driver problems in Windows PCs, on the one hand, and file transfer issues on Mac machines, on the other. If you are using Windows and looking for a way to fix this specific error, click here for a guide with possible solutions. If you are a Mac user,...

Posted on January 30, 2019 in Issue


KMSpico screenshot

KMSpico is a software made to illegally activate Windows 10 and other Windows operating systems for free. This software is unsafe and has no connection to the Microsoft Corporation. Instances of KMSpico may open the way to further malware infections, installation of Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) and more. There are many websites online that offer versions of KMSpico. Nearly all of them bundled with adware, malware and more. This may quickly put a computer at risk without the consent of the user. What does KMS stand for? KMS stands for Key Management Service, a technology used by Microsoft to activate services on a local network. This is done to remove the need for connecting each...

Posted on February 7, 2019 in Potentially Unwanted Programs


Newsbreak.com screenshot

At first glance, the Newsbreak.com website appears to be a useful tool that would provide its visitors with the latest news. However, this is one of the countless bogus websites online that do not provide any content of value, and instead, seek to benefit from their visitors using various shady tricks. Spams Users with a Constant Flow of Advertisements Upon visiting the Newsbreak.com page, users will be asked to permit the site to display Web browser notifications. Keeping in mind that this fake page poses as a legitimate news website, many users may be tricked to allow browser notifications thinking that they will be alerted for the latest breaking news. However, this is not the case,...

Posted on February 3, 2020 in Browser Hijackers


Segurazo screenshot

The Segurazo application, a/k/a SAntivirus, presents itself as a helpful, genuine antivirus tool capable of bringing considerable benefits to those who give it a chance. However, in reality, Segurazo is far from helpful and is certainly not as trustworthy a tool as one would expect from an antivirus application. Instead of effective threat detection and real-time protection, SAntivirus will bombard you with dozens of falsely exaggerated security reports in a relentless effort to urge you to buy the premium version of this dodgy tool. Segurazo As a Drive-By Download In general, malware actors tend to distribute Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) by smuggling them into software bundles...

Posted on March 6, 2020 in Potentially Unwanted Programs

DarkSide Ransomware

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DarkSide Ransomware is a type of malware that is created for the purpose of extorting money from computer users through holding their PC for hostage. The task of DarkSide Ransomware accomplishing its money extortion scheme starts with it encrypting files, which takes place after loading on a system often due to the user opening a malicious spam email attachment. The DarkSide Ransomware is known to encrypt many files and append them with similar file extensions. While each file encrypted by DarkSide Ransomware can be easily identified and found, they cannot be accessed or opened due to undefeatable encryption. Due to such, a computer user wanting to get their system back to normal...

Posted on August 13, 2020 in Ransomware

How to Check Storage on Mac

Mac devices are often regarded to be finely tuned and possess harmonious systems that combine both hardware and software components. Unfortunately, one drawback that has been often associated with these devices is that it is notoriously difficult, and sometimes impossible, to upgrade individual hardware components, such as getting a bigger SSD to store more videos, photos, movies, etc.  This means that Mac users may need to pay more attention to their Mac storage space, how much is still available, and if they will need to delete some existing files to make room for new content. As a result, knowing how to check your Mac's storage quickly could be a handy skill.  Checking Disk Space on Mac Locate and click on the Apple menu in the...

Posted on February 15, 2022 in Issue

Top 20 Countries Found to Have the Most Cybercrime

Have you ever wondered which countries face the most cybercrime? If you have ever wondered which countries have the most cybercrime, then you may be surprised to know that there are few contributing factors that attract cybercriminals to specific regions of the world. Security research firm, Symantec, has discovered specific factors that determine why a certain country is plagued with cybercrime more so or less than another which allowed them to come up with a ranking for each. Symantec has ranked 20 countries that face, or cause, the most cybercrime. In compiling such a list, Symantec was able to quantify software code that interferes with a computer's normal functions, rank zombie systems, and observe the number of websites that host...

Posted on July 9, 2009 in Computer Security

Discord Shows Black Screen when Sharing Screen

When it launched, Discord was a VoIP platform geared towards the gaming community. However, in the following years, it expanded its scope, added numerous new features, and became one the biggest social platforms with over 140 million active monthly users. Currently, users can send private instant messages, start VoIP and video calls, stream their computer screens, and organize in communities called servers centered around specific interests.  The ability to start sharing their computer screen quickly and effortlessly is without a doubt one major reason drawing people towards the Discord platform. However, some users may encounter an issue when trying to use the feature with Discord displaying a black screen instead of the intended...

Posted on June 21, 2021 in Issue

Is Lookmovie.io Safe?

Lookmovie.io is a video streaming site. The problem is that the content there is being offered for streaming illegally. In addition, the site generates monetary gains via rogue advertising networks. As a result, users are oftentimes presented with questionable ads or have dubious websites opened in their web browsers.  In practice, this means that the site itself may be safe if you ignore the content made available there illegally, but users could be exposed to various security risks posed by the third-party pages opened without their consent. Indeed, visitors risk landing on phishing pages that try to obtain sensitive private details such as payment information or credit and debit card numbers. Other destinations may include...

Posted on August 3, 2021 in Issue

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The Search-tap.com address belongs to a dubious search engine. While it is capable of producing search results on its own, the delivered results are likely to be low-quality/inaccurate and filled with sponsored advertisements. Naturally, few users would deem such functionality to be satisfactory when they need to find relevant information fast. The operators of these engines are well aware of this fact and usually try to generate artificial traffic towards the pages through the use of intrusive browser hijackers. Browser hijacker applications are designed to assume control over the users' Web browsers and modify several important settings. Affected users will notice that their browser's homepage, new tab page, and default search engine...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Rogue Websites, Browser Hijackers, Potentially Unwanted Programs

Deed RAT

RAT (Remote Access Trojan) threats are designed to provide cybercriminals with unauthorized remote access to the breached systems. Typically, these threats can carry a diver set of intrusive features and could be deployed as part of different attack operations. The Deed RAT is not an exception and it could be instructed to perform numerous actions, based on the specific goals of the attackers. It must be noted that the Deed RAT is not a new threat. In fact, it has been around for quite a while. However, recently, infosec researchers noticed an uptick in the Deed RAT activity, involving new variants with an updated set of threatening features. It is believed that Chinese threat actors involved in cyber espionage are behind the renewed...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Remote Administration Tools

Weather Forecast Online

The Weather Forecast Online is a browser extension promising to provide users with relevant weather information, such as local forecasts, humidity, reports and other useful content. Unfortunately, when installed, the application quickly reveals that it also carries significant adware capabilities. As a result, users are likely to be subjected to an influx of unwanted advertisements promoting questionable software products and websites (technical support tactics, fake giveaways, phishing schemes, etc.). Adware applications typically hide their primary functionality, but, in many cases, the applications themselves are hidden from the user's attention through the use of dubious distribution tactics - software bundles, fake...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Potentially Unwanted Programs, Adware


Steady-protection.com is a rogue website trying to take advantage of its visitors by running various online tactics. What users see on the page exactly could vary, as most sites of this type modify their behavior based on the incoming IP addresses/geolocation of the users. Still, when examined by cybersecurity specialists, the page was observed running a variation of the 'Your PC is infected with 5 viruses!' scam, as well as displaying manipulative messages to lure users into enabling its push notifications. As part of the 'Your PC is infected with 5 viruses!' scheme, users will be bombarded with several pop-up windows containing seriously-sounding security alerts and warnings. One of the pop-up windows typically shows the results of a...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Rogue Websites, Adware


Cousonelly.com appears to be mostly concerned with how to trick users into unknowingly subscribing to its push notifications. This behavior is common among rogue websites using false, manipulative, and clickbait messages as a way to get users into clicking the displayed 'Allow' button, without revealing its true functionality. In short, this is an extremely popular browser-based tactic. The exact scenario that users encounter on Cousonelly.com is not set in stone. Many dubious websites of this type are capable of adjusting the messages they show, based on the user's specific IP address/geolocation. Still, in most cases, users will see a fake CAPTCHA check with the implication that they must pass it to access the content of the page. The...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Rogue Websites, Browser Hijackers

ORCA Ransomware

The ORCA Ransomware is a malware threat equipped with potent encryption capabilities. Once it has infiltrated the targeted computers, the threat will lock the various files stored there - documents, PDFs, archives, databases, images, photos, etc. Restoration of the affected files without the proper decryption keys is typically impossible. When cybersecurity researchers analyzed the ORCA Ransomware, they discovered that it is a variant of the ZEPPELIN malware family. Victims of the threat will notice that their files have had their original names modified. Indeed, the threat adds '.ORCA' followed by an ID string generated specifically for the victim as new file extensions. Affected users or organizations also will notice that an...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Ransomware

Oflg Ransomware

When deployed and executed on the targeted computers, the Oflg Ransomware will scan for a diverse range of file types - documents, PDFs, images, photos, archives, databases, and many others, and subject them to data-encryption with a strong cryptographic algorithm. Each encrypted file will be marked by the addition of '.oflg' to its original name, as a new file extension. The Oflg Ransomware may be classified as another STOP/Djvu variant, but that fact doesn't make the Oflg Ransomware any less threatening. Cybercriminals running ransomware attack operations are almost always financially motivated. As such, they will try to extract money from their victims in exchange for the supposed restoration of the locked data. The ransom note...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Ransomware

Ofoq Ransomware

The STOP/Djvu malware family is retaining its position and popularity among cybercriminals. Indeed, infosec researchers are uncovering more threatening variants from this family that could easily be used in attack operations. The Ofoq Ransomware threat is exactly such an example. The threat lacks any meaningful improvements compared to the other members of the STOP/Djvu Ransomware family, but it is sufficiently threatening to cause significant damage to the infected computers. Ransomware threats target the files of their victims by subjecting them to data encryption. All processed files will be left in an unusable and inaccessible state. The Ofoq Ransomware marks the files it has locked by appending '.ofoq' to their names as a new...

Posted on September 23, 2022 in Ransomware


Forsts.click is a browser hijacker that may display misleading messages making claims of a scanner finding viruses on the affected computer. Such indications are completely bogus and usually done to trick computer users into clicking on a pop-up that may either cause a redirect to a malicious site or prompt the download of potential malware. The Forsts.click browser hijacker and website may automatically load when opening a new web browser window due to it having an associated browser extension loaded. Such an extension may load automatically when installing random freeware apps or bundled software from the Internet. The enticement from Forsts.click takes place from its alert message or pop-up that makes the bogus claim of finding...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Browser Hijackers


Mybetterck is a browser hijacker that may cause the redirection to the Mybetterck.com website without any interaction from the computer user. Such an action is rather scary in some cases as the default home page or new tab page is modified to load Mybetterck.com upon opening a new web browser window. The actions of Mybetterck are rooted to its associated browser extensions, which may load automatically when installing random freeware or bundled software apps from the Internet. Those components are usually the culprit of browser hijackers and must be found and removed to stop the unwanted actions of Mybetterck. The detection and removal of Mybetterck browser extensions may be done manually by savvy computer users but they must also find...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Browser Hijackers


News-bidoma.cc is a browser hijacker site that may pose a risk of having several notifications displayed on your screen if permission is granted to the site to display additional notifications. Such permission is sought after through a pop-up and many computer users may unknowingly click on “allow” for the notifications. The News-bidoma.cc site looks to offer random audio services, which appear to be useless. Loading of the News-bidoma.cc site may take place automatically due to web browser extension components loading either through the installation of freeware or bundled software apps from the Internet. The components associated with News-bidoma.cc in the form of browser extensions must be found and removed to stop the unwanted actions...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Browser Hijackers


Amenis.live is a deceptive site that is known to propagate random ads or offer services that prove to be useless or questionable. The Amenis.live site should not be visited as it has been found to have potentially dangerous links that may either redirect you to a malicious site or prompt the download of malware. The Amenis.live site may be loaded on some computers automatically due to certain components being installed that modify Internet settings. Such an action is deceptive and should prompt victimized computer users to take action to safely detect and eliminate the components associated with Amenis.live. Such components are usually in the form of browser extensions. The detection and safe removal of Amenis.live components may be done...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Browser Hijackers


The creators of dubious or unsafe software always choose the easiest way to introduce their applications into the PCs of unsuspecting computer users. One of their most effective methods is to convince innocent computer users to click a conveniently displayed 'Allow' button to play a video. This is the case with a website named Webdefencesurvey.online that is pestering computer users' machines lately. When you visit this domain, you will see a pop-up, according to which you should click the 'Allow' button. However, instead of accessing a video, computer users will allow Webdefencesurvey.online to execute the task it was programned to accomplish, which is to exhibit numerous, invasive and unwanted advertisements on the users' screens....

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Adware


While navigating the Web, computer users may start experiencing numerous pop-up alerts from a website named Mostongou, which will prevent them from viewing the content they were visiting before. However, these pop-up alerts are fake and clicking on them will cause the installation of unwanted applications and even malware on the targetted machine. Affected users do not need to be worried. The Mostongou pop-ups are appearing due to the presence of an adware application that, somehow, was able to enter the users' computers, These adware types have only one mission, which is to generate income for its operators via clicked advertisements. However, usually, these advertisements are unfiltered and if the computer users click on them, they may...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Adware


Viewndow is an application that promises to 'enables users to keep selected windows always on top of other windows.' On its Privacy Police, Viewndow claims that 'For the purpose of providing you with access to the Application and ensuring its intended performance, and the proper functioning of integrated SDK we must collect a limited amount of your personal data related to you and your device: The type of operating system used; Device’s charging state; Device’s battery status; Network information regarding the type of connection used on the device (ethernet, wi-fi, etc.); Your IP address. Although alleging that the collected information will be deleted, Viewndow is not the website kind that should be trusted especially considering the...

Posted on September 22, 2022 in Potentially Unwanted Programs
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