EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are assessment reports for different malware threats which have been collected and analyzed by our research team. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards evaluate and rank threats using several metrics including real-world and potential risk factors, trends, frequency, prevalence, and persistence. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are updated regularly based on our research data and metrics and are useful for a wide range of computer users, from end users seeking solutions to remove malware from their systems to security experts analyzing threats.
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards display a variety of useful information, including:
Ranking: The ranking of a particular threat in EnigmaSoft’s Threat Database.
Severity Level: The determined severity level of an object, represented numerically, based on our risk modeling process and research, as explained in our Threat Assessment Criteria.
Infected Computers: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.
See also Threat Assessment Criteria.
|Threat Level:||50 % (Medium)|
|First Seen:||September 21, 2022|
|Last Seen:||November 1, 2022|
EmailCheckToday is supposed to be a convenient and useful browser extension that will allow users to find or reach email-related resources and services more easily. However, when installed, the application quickly shows that it is also an intrusive browser hijacker. Users will notice that their Web browser has started to redirect or open unfamiliar addresses.
More specifically, EmailCheckToday will modify the homepage, new tab page, and the default search engine and set them to open sponsored addresses. The homepage of the affected browser will now be changed to 'search.emailchecktoday.com.' At the same time, when trying to search the Web via the browser's URL tab, users' search queries will be redirected to the 'bsrforit.com' website, a fake search engine. Keep in mind that in some cases, the search.emailchecktoday.com address also could be included in the redirect chain.
Fake search engines lack the necessary functionality to generate search results on their own. Users will instead be shown results taken from additional sources. For example, bsrcforit.com has been observed to take results from the legitimate Bing engine. However, many fake engines are capable of modifying their behavior, so some users could receive low-quality and inaccurate results taken from dubious search engines.
Adware, browser hijackers, and PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Programs) often carry additional, intrusive functionalities as well. While present on the user's device, these applications may monitor the browsing activities, collect numerous device details, or try to access sensitive account credentials, banking details, payment information, etc. from the browsers' autofill data.