Tag Archives: Malware

Healthy Adware by HealthySoftware — How to remove?

Healthy Adware by HealthySoftware — How to remove?

You may have encountered that your computer has become slower. The number of web ads has become so large that ad blockers cannot cope with it, and there is a Healthy application in the list of running processes. If this is the case, the bad news for you – your system is infected. Healthy floods your PC with all sorts …

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Sharkbot malware bites again

Sharkbot malware bites again

Recently the researchers from the Check Point Research (CPR) team warned users over still present danger of Sharkbot malware found this year on Google Play. Although the findings were immediately reported to Google and removed, the team says they found new malicious Sharkbot applications. What is Sharkbot malware? Sharkbot is an Android stealer that pretends to be an AV solution …

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Electron Bot Malware on Microsoft’s Official Store

Electron Bot Malware on Microsoft’s Official Store

Check Point Research (CPR) reports over a new kind of malware distributed via Microsoft’s official store. The new threat is capable of taking control over social media accounts on SoundCloud, Google and Facebook. The researchers report that malware has already infected over 5000 active devices worldwide. It shows the ability to register new accounts, log in, make comments and even …

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Fontdrvhost.exe file – is it safe and legit?

Fontdrvhost.exe file - is it safe and legit?

Several days ago a user on Reddit nicknamed u/14022I posted about Fontdrvhost.exe. It seems they suspected some problems with this particular file on their computer. The question was why it uses so much CPU and Memory? The user thought it could be malicious. They might be right or they might be wrong. We`ll explain. Can someone tell me why "Usermode …

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What is a Chrome virus?

What is a chrome virus?

Chrome virus is a collective name for various kinds of potentially unwanted programs that mainly target classic Google Chrome browsers. They are those which will deliver constant intrusive pop up ads, fake alerts and redirect users to different suspicious sites. And they do so by hijacking your browser making it sometimes practically unusable. Not only the malicious programs interfere with …

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What is an anti-virus scanner?

What is anti-virus scanner?

Antivirus scanner or virus scanner comes in a package with an anti-virus software. It’s function is to scan a hard drive for viruses and other similar items. You can do scanning manually or the process can be automated. Such programs can work on different operating systems. The first computer viruses appeared in the 1980s and near that time what can …

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How to remove virus from computer in safe mode?

How to remove virus from computer in safe mode?

You start to have significant troubles working on your computer recently. Although you have to take into account such possible things as hardware conflict, it is more likely that your computer has been infected with some virus. In such a case your next steps should be taken with extra precautions as it often happens that some needles move can cause …

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Malware vs Virus – what is the difference?

Malware vs Virus - what is the difference?

Cybersecurity is a pretty complicated science. And this complication goes not only because of the fact that everything revolves around PCs – a lot of people struggle to deal with definitions. Let’s check out two basic and the most controversial definitions – malware and virus. People who know something, or even a lot, about cybersecurity, will likely think that there …

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IKEA under attack of internal phishing campaign

IKEA under attack of internal phishing campaign

Recently IKEA, a Swedish-origin Dutch-headquartered multinational conglomerate, reported the waves of an internal phishing campaign. Threat actors used internal compromised servers to send company’s employees emails with malicious attachments. Cyber security specialists say similar techniques hackers used in recent campaigns of spreading Emotet and Qakbot trojans. The whole complexity of the situation alludes that there may be possible cyber security …

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Discord is used as a base for trojans and LockBit ransomware

Discord is used as a base for trojans and LockBit ransomware

If you’re into crypto then the following information is definitely for you. Cyber security researchers warn of new strains of cryptor which specifically targets cryptocurrency communities at Discord. They say under the radar of this malware such communities as DeFi, NFT and the Crypto were recently seen to be targets. For those who are little far from all this cryptocurrency …

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Mobile Spyware Threat

Mobile Spyware Threat

You are not being paranoid and still suspect that something is odd with your mobile phone. Unfortunately it might be the case. Either it is your toxic partner or even that quite legitimate app you recently downloaded. In any case someone with something is trespassing on your privacy. Mobile spyware became the field where the lines between the right and …

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Moses Staff leaked Israel area 3D photos

Moses Staff leaked Israel area 3D photos

Now well-known Moses Staff group posted not long ago the information on their Twitter account that the group gained access to the 3D photos of all Israely area. Moses Staff carried out not only this particular attack.They already been targeting multiple organizations in the same country. The group appeared in September 2021 and since then has been carrying out their …

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