Trojan.Emurbo.A

Trojan.Emurbo.A is a computer Trojan infection. Trojan.Emurbo.A has the ability to download and install malicious software or files without permission. Trojan.Emurbo.A initiates remote access through websites to download other unknown malware files. Manual detection and removal of Trojan.Emurbo.A is difficult to complete.

Posted on October 6, 2009 in Trojans

Trust Cop

Trust Cop screenshot

Trust Cop is a fake anti-spyware program. Trust Cop comes from the same hackers that market and sell the fake security programs known as SaveDefense, SoftSafeness, SaveKeep and Secure Fighter. These applications, including Trust Cop, are not able to detect or remove parasites. Trust Cop, once installed, will use fabricated popup messages and fake system scan results as a scare tactic forcing computer users into purchasing a full version of the Trust Cop program. Upon installation, Trust Cop can populate the infected system with malicious registry entries and files making it difficult to manually detect and remove in some cases.

Posted on October 6, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

RemoteAccess.GhostRadmin

RemoteAccess.GhostRadmin is a dangerous remote administration tool. Upon installation of RemoteAccess.GhostRadmin, it can open up the infected system to a remote attacker where information can be compromised. After installed, RemoteAccess.GhostRadmin can add malicious executable files and registry entries to the system without notification to the computer user.

Posted on October 6, 2009 in Remote Administration Tools

Worm.SillyShareCopy.U

Worm.SillyShareCopy.U is a malware infection that can enter into a system through a backdoor and then open up the computer to outside attackers. Worm.SillyShareCopy.U will install other malicious files without permission from the computer user. Worm.SillyShareCopy.U is difficult to manually detect and remove.

Posted on October 6, 2009 in Malware

NewHeur_PE

NewHeur_PE is a Trojan that may hijack or take over certain functions of an infected computer. Once installed, NewHeur_PE can download or install malicious files and programs without notification to the computer user. These malicious files may slow down system performance and start to display misleading popup messages that could lead to further infection.

Posted on October 6, 2009 in Trojans

10,000 Hotmail Passwords Leaked to the Web by Hacker

How would you react to finding out that your Hotmail email account was compromised by a hacker and then the login password posted online? Unfortunately, this incident did happen on October 1st. A hacker was able to somehow obtain over 10,000 Windows Live Hotmail accounts and then post them onto pastebin.com, a text snippet web application, as an anonymous user. Windows Live Hotmail, formerly MSN Hotmail or also known simply as "Hotmail", is a popular free web-based email service offered by Microsoft as part of the Windows Live group. Some computer users use Hotmail as a secondary email account while others may choose to use it as a primary email address which makes this incident a potential security threat to the victims. Neowin, a technology news site focused on Windows, Linux and Mac, reported the findings of the posted Hotmail...

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Computer Security

Secure Warrior

Secure Warrior screenshot

Secure Warrior is a rogue anti-spyware program that is also goes by the name of SecureWarrior. Secure Warrior comes from the same family of other rogues such as WiniFighter, BlockDefense, SystemCop, SaveDefender and SoftSafeness. Secure Warrior uses fabricated system scans and fake popup warnings to make computer users believe that they need to purchase Secure Warrior to remove the threats it found. Secure Warrior is unable to detect and remove legitimate computer parasites in addition to spyware.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

OS-guard.com

OS-guard.microsoft.com (OS-guard.com) is a dangerous website that is designed to advertise Antivirus System PRO which is a rogue anti-spyware program. OS-guard.microsoft.com is not related to Microsoft. OS-guard.microsoft.com is a malicious source that can program your web browser to be redirected to another malicious IP. If visited, you will receive many misleading popup messages and warnings all in an effort to push the Antivirus System PRO application.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Rogue Websites

My-computer-scan43.com

My-computer-scan43.com is a rogue website that is designed to promote and sell Alpha Antivirus which is a rogue anti-spyware application. My-computer-scan43.com can be a site that a computer user is automatically redirected to from the infection of a Trojan horse. When a user visits My-computer-scan43.com, they are usually greeted with fake popup messages and fabricated system scans that are used as a scare tactic to get them to download and purchase Alpha Antivirus. Alpha Antivirus will not remove any threats as displayed on the My-computer-scan43.com website.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Rogue Websites

SysSafe

SysSafe is a computer malware infection. SysSafe, once installed and activated, is able to compromise a system through recording or logging keystrokes or online activity. A remote attacker could use SysSafe to obtain personal information or banking account data from a computer user. SysSafe can be very difficult to manually remove due to its ability to load into memory at startup of Windows.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Malware

Trojan.Kryptik

Trojan.Kryptik is a malicious computer infection known as a Trojan horse. Trojan.Kryptik can load at startup and recreate itself which makes it difficult to manually remove from the infected computer. Trojan.Kryptik can compromise the infected system by allowing a remote hacker to gain access without the users permission or knowledge. Trojan.Kryptik can also lead to the infection of other unknown malware parasites.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Trojans

HomePersonalAntivirus.com

HomePersonalAntivirus.com is a malicious website that is used to promote and sell the rogue anti-spyware program Home Personal Antivirus. HomePersonalAntivirus.com is able to deceive computer users through the use of bogus system scans and misleading parasite warning messages. HomePersonalAntivirus.com can hijack a web browser application where it will redirect a user to websites without their permission. Home Personal Antivirus and the HomePersonalAntivirus.com website were both designed by hackers for the intent of extorting money from naive computer users.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Mal.Behav

Mal.Behav is a malware infection that once installed, can populate the infected system with malicious registry entries and other unknown malware parasites. Many of the malicious actions performed by Mal.Behav are done without notice to the computer user. Mal.Behav can greatly reduce system performance and prove to be challenging to manually remove.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Malware

Client.IRC.mIRC

Client.IRC.mIRC is a very dangerous computer spyware infection. Once executed, Client.IRC.mIRC can install several malicious executable files into the infected systems hard drive. These files can load into memory and greatly reduce system performance. Manual removal of Client.IRC.mIRC can be difficult to perform.

Posted on October 5, 2009 in Spyware

Spyware Guard 2008

As any other member of the family, SpywareGuard 2008 is a fake anti-spyware program. SpywareGuard 2008 can be installed through the use of a Trojan horse without knowledge to you. After SpywareGuard 2008 is installed onto your computer, it can then populate the system registry with several malicious entries that load upon startup of Windows. SpywareGuard 2008 will display fake warning messages and conduct system scans that return bogus results all in an effort to push you into purchasing a full version of SpywareGuard 2008. SpywareGuard 2008, as any of its family members in full version forms, is unable to detect or remove any type of computer parasite. Spyware Guard 2008 family members include

Posted on October 3, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program