Do you know what Weekly top news is?
A new malspam message is starting to circulate the internet with the subject line of "Weekly top news". If you get an email that has the subject "Weekly top news", would you open it? I know that I would open it just to see what it is because I currently subscribe to various news alerts that send me emails regularly. You might remember the "CNN.com Daily Top 10" malspam message or the other variants that spread malicious files through a fake flash player download. This time it is all about an ActiveX object.
In non-techie terms: Do you ever visit websites that prompt you to run an ActiveX object or script? The "Weekly top news" message will redirect you to a website that has this where it does not run a valid ActiveX object, it is a malicious one that may install or download malicious software onto your computer. Once you make the mistake of click on a link in the Weekly top news message it starts an endless process of popups and downloading of a Video ActiveX Object.
One of the sites (http://divacouple.com) that we discovered to display this Video ActiveX Object error displays a message similar to below.
Video ActiveX Object Error
Your browser cannot play this video file.
Click â€˜OK' to download and install missing Video ActiveX Object.
The "Weekly top news" email may read similar to the text below.
If you ever experienced this Weekly top news message Video ActiveX Object error then you should take time out to remove the infection.
Weekly top news Automatic Removal Instructions
Weekly top news Manual Removal Instructions
This manual removal method is for techie computer users. Weekly top news manual removal may be difficult and time consuming to remove. There's no guarantee that Weekly top news will be removed completely. So read the Weekly top news removal steps carefully and good luck.
Before you start: Close all programs and Internet browsers. Also back up your computer in case you make a mistake and your computer stops working.
- Uninstall Weekly top news Program
Click on Start > Settings > Control Panel > Double-click on Add/Remove Programs. Search for and uninstall Weekly top news if found.
- To stop Weekly top news processes (view process removal steps)
Go to Start > Run > type taskmgr. The click the Processes tab and you'll see a list of running processes.
Search and stop these Weekly top news processes:
For each unwanted process, right-click on it and then select "End task".
- Block all related Weekly top news email sites/urls:
- If your homepage has been changed, go to Start > Control Panel > Internet Options > click on the General > click Use Default under Home Page. Add the your desired default homepage, then click Apply > click OK. Open a new web browser to check that you have your desired default homepage.
- To remove Weekly top news email icons on your Desktop, drag and drop them to the Recycle Bin.
You've completed the Weekly top news manual removal instructions!
I hope this article has helped you solve your Weekly top news problems. If you want to contribute to this article, post your comment below.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes. By using this information you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. There's no guarantee that Weekly top news will be completely removed from your computer. Seek professional help if your computer continues to experience problems.