Computer, Tablet, Smartphone and Security
Beware of the bogus advertisement message alert saying: “Your computer has adware / spyware virus. Your location. Your I.P. address. Date.
Call 877-649-9499 immediately for assistance on how to remove the virus. The call is toll-free.
Seeing these pop-up’s means that you have a virus installed on your computer which puts the security of your data at a serious risk. It’s strongly advised that you
Click4Support, according to several complaints raised online, had sold bogus 3-years license of the free version of the Microsoft Security Essentials to unsuspecting victims of a fraudulent phone call alledgedly being executed by the said company.
The person using the Click4Support name usually claims that the company is a legitimate partner of Microsoft Corporation and the technical support person will ask hundreds of dollars from their
Nengine.dll has many variants and most of them are malicious entries on the registry of your Windows computer. Among the names given to this threat are newnext.me, ramnit, nimnul, and nextlive malware.
To search and remove this malware from your computer, follow these steps below:
Download the latest version of autoruns from this link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb963902.aspx then open the autoruns.exe and disable any entry related to Nengine.dll on
PhishMe.com is the official website of PhishMe – a popular security company that provides a service wherein it continuously train group of employees of an organization that is very susceptible to phishing attacks in emails or web browsing.
Its customizable scenario-based phishing techniques, used by malware and hacking authors, is tested to a group of employee then the results will be used to devise a training
A new strain of malware for the MAC OS X named: “Ventir” has been discovered by Kaspersky Lab in October 2014 and the multiple variants are detected by their antivirus software as “Trojan-Dropper.OSX.Ventir.a”, “Backdoor.OSX.Ventir.a” and “Trojan-Spy.OSX.Ventir.a”. It has been reported to have a capability to log keystrokes on the affected Apple Mac OS X computer such as the iMac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air and
If you suspect that certain suspicious files are not detected by your antivirus software, you can actually submit the file samples to a security company to get it analyzed in your behalf and verify if the files are really malicious or not. One of the security software companies that accept samples is Trend Micro Inc. – a global security software company.
To submit the samples, collect
win32/Caphaw is a security alert that keeps on popping up on an infected computer system and the fake version of the alert mimics the Microsoft Security Essentials alert window. It usually spread itself via Facebook, Youtube, Skype, removable drives, spam email messages, and drive-by infection through compromised websites and software vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player and Java.
To avoid detection, it writes itself with the same
Alureon is a family of malware known to act like a Trojan and sometimes as a rootkit. The detection Trojan:DOS/Alureon.J usually comes from the Microsoft Security Essentials anti-malware software application.
One of the symptoms of an Alureon infection is a modified DNS setting on each of the network adapter installed on your computer. DNS is responsible for converting machine readable I.P. addresses (i.e. 192.168.1.1) to human