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BadBIOS virus

Do you know what BadBIOS virus is?

According to the latest reports on BadBIOS virus, it is a highly dangerous and complex piece of malware which was detected three years ago, and which cannot be removed from the infected system using anti-virus software. The threat was detected by Dragos Ruiu on an Apple computer. The threat infects BIOS (Basic Input/Output System) and can severely affect the performance of the overall system. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook Friend Request Virus Removal Guide

Do you know what Facebook Friend Request Virus is?

If you are receiving tons of friend requests from unknown people on Facebook, it is very likely that you have become a victim of the notorious Facebook Friend Request Virus. According to various sources, some users receive up to 100 friend requests per day from this infection. Read the rest of this entry »

Facebook Child Porn Virus Removal Guide

Do you know what Facebook Child Porn Virus is?

Facebook Child Porn Virus is a social networking infection that affects personal user accounts on Facebook. Police and the FBI are already involved in the investigation of the matter, because this infection is distributing highly graphic child pornography video. Read the rest of this entry »

Atrax-Tor Botnet Removal Guide

If you have discovered suspicious, digitally unsigned files running on the system, there is a great chance that Atrax-Tor Botnet related malware exists on your operating Windows system. As research shows, the Tor-based botnet enables malicious components which have random, system-generated names like 45445.exe. These elements are usually located under AppData\Local; however, getting them removed is quite a challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

Fake Flash Player Pro Removal Guide

Do you know what Fake Flash Player Pro is?

Fake Flash Player Pro is a fake alert that you encounter on the Internet, when you visited questionable websites. You could also be redirected to websites that promote this fake update, which means that in such a case you should run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner to check whether you are infected with a browser hijacker or not. Read the rest of this entry »

Citadel Trojan

Have you heard about Citadel Trojan?

Originally Citadel Trojan has a banking Trojan that has been used to enter computer systems of financial institutions to steal money from personal and corporate bank accounts. It is a variant of Zeus malware and it is claimed that the commercial copy of Citadel Trojan has been removed from underground forums in 2012. However, now Citadel Trojan emerges as a tool to steal intellectual property all over the world. Instead of targeting the money and banks, Citadel Trojan moves on to espionage. Read the rest of this entry »

SaveByClick Removal Guide

Do you know what SaveByClick is?

SaveByClick is a browser plugin that provides you with various internet shopping options from such websites as eBay, Amazon and others. The offers displayed by SaveByClick contains coupons that are supposed to allow the user purchase various goods at a better price. However, SaveByClick is commonly categorized as a potentially unwanted software, and a lot of users complain that it displays commercial advertisements that are not related to their searches. Read the rest of this entry »

Skype Scam

Do you know what Skype Scam is?

Skype Scam is a number of Skype infections that try to lure your money out of you. If you use Skype daily, you might become subject of this Skype viruses. The most important thing is not to click on outgoing links you receive from unknown users. Even if you receive a message from someone on your contacts list, Read the rest of this entry »

Babylon Toolbar Removal Guide

Do you know what Babylon Toolbar is?

Babylon Toolbar can offer search engine and multilingual translation services; however, this is not all that the extension can bring, as the questionable browser plugin may also implement browser helper objects to collect information about your online sessions and can help schemers to flood your PC with deceptive advertisements. Read the rest of this entry »

Digital Data Theft Within iCloud

With the help of a highly successful journalist Mat Honan, now it is clear that Apple’s iCloud is not as safe as everyone thought, and the question of other cloud services security has been raised. The scandal started with a thorough analysis from the journalist, who reported personal, digital data breaching events that were recorded on the evening of August 3rd, 2012. That particular night, Mat Honan, who currently works for Wired, found out that his iPhone, MacBook and iPad gadgets, as well as Twitter and Gmail accounts were hacked by cyber criminals, using security vulnerabilities connecting Amazon and Apple ID accounts. Read the rest of this entry »

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