Soft2Secure

Author Archive

Netflix email scam – August 2019

Netflix email scam – August 2019

In a paradigm of electronic systems getting constantly better at defenses, cybercriminals are looking for easier ways of compromise than ‘classic’ malware injection. In this context, phishing attacks come to the fore as they zero in on humans rather than computers. The Netflix email scam is a prime example of such a modern exploitation vector. […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

Account-alert@amazon.com scam – phishing emails on the rise

Account-alert@amazon.com scam – phishing emails on the rise

Amazon’s hefty user base is a goldmine for online fraudsters, because it spans people who are perfectly comfortable with the idea of buying goods on the Internet and hence have their credit card information tied to their accounts. Phishing through stratagems like the account-alert@amazon.com scam is the most common way for crooks to take over […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

Save Yourself email scam – new Bitcoin phishing malware

Save Yourself email scam – new Bitcoin phishing malware

Although there are plenty of computer attack vectors involving complex malware, online criminals favor effortless ways of gaining profit. Various social engineering hoaxes are therefore on the rise, focusing on deceit rather than distribution of harmful code. In the case of the “Save Yourself” email fraud, though, the felons may be leveraging viruses alongside commonplace […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

Ecleneue virus pop ups removal for Chrome, Firefox, IE

Ecleneue virus pop ups removal for Chrome, Firefox, IE

Obviously, browser redirects and popup ads are on nobody’s wish list, and yet these nuisances happen a lot in today’s Internet ecosystem. The pest referred to as the Ecleneue virus is one of the latest infections targeting web browsers and flooding the victims’ online experience with annoying and sometimes even embarrassing popups paired with frequent […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

Remove SearchBaron.com-Bing redirect virus in Chrome/Firefox/IE

Remove SearchBaron.com-Bing redirect virus in Chrome/Firefox/IE

One of the fundamentals of the present-day web surfing is the availability of choice. Users can choose their favorite search engine, homepage, news site, weather forecast resource – you name it. Thankfully, browsers allow people to easily define and “hard-code” these preferences into their Internet routine. Cybercriminals are looking for methods to take this prerogative […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

Bing redirect virus removal from Mac

Bing redirect virus removal from Mac

A browser is one of the weakest links in the security of Mac computers. It may run known-vulnerable JavaScript and add-ons that exhibit malicious characteristics. Furthermore, browser infections are typically mild-impact ones, therefore their operators needn’t worry much about being tracked down by law enforcement for their shenanigans. The Bing redirect virus is currently among […]

Read more →

Posted in: KnowledgeBase

Leave a Comment (0) →

And once again about internet censorship

And once again about internet censorship

Speaking about Internet censorship, I would immediately like to clarify that censorship by itself is not bad. It bears in itself more of a blessing than harm. Like many other people, I do not want a hostile neighbor to go on the Internet and anonymously order my murder, or get another neighbor involved in ISIS […]

Read more →

Posted in: News

Leave a Comment (0) →
Page 1 of 38 12345...»