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MegaCortex crypto virus: ransomware decryption and removal

MegaCortex crypto virus: ransomware decryption and removal

Ransomware campaigns are gradually mutating towards a targeted approach and a larger attack surface. Few present-day lineages are going after individual users – instead, the focus is on big enterprises that can afford to pay fortunes just to get their proprietary data back. The new sample called MegaCortex fits the mold of such a novel […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Why you need a kill switch on your VPN

Why you need a kill switch on your VPN

Every time you connect to the internet from a computer, tablet, or smartphone, you assume a significant risk of being targeted for attack. Hackers are always looking for ways to steal your data or spy on your activity through malware, data breaches, and other forms of cybercrime. Adding a virtual private network (VPN) client to […]

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