Magnat campaigns delivering fake installers

Malvertising Redline Software

Cyber security specialists warn of the Magnat malicious distribution waves targeted at the potential users of some most popular software. Threat actors use the methods of malvertising to successfully distribute their malicious software installer. The work presents itself especially tricky as it predisposes its victims to a high degree of trust and feeling of legitimacy.… Continue reading Magnat campaigns delivering fake installers

Malware vs. Virus. Difference explained

The topic of this small post is malware vs. virus conceptual clarification. We remember times when people used to call any harmful program a “virus”. Today this “malware” term popped out! How do these words correlate? People seem to use them freely and arbitrarily. But is such usage correct? Let’s investigate. For those who are… Continue reading Malware vs. Virus. Difference explained

Apache Log4j Vulnerability explained by Google

Google Java Apache Log4j Vulnerability

On December 17th, 2021 in their blog Google Open Source Insights Team explained the whole situation they observed concerning Apache Log4j Vulnerability. They described the widespread vulnerability and current progress in fixing the open source JVM ecosystem. Also Team shared their thoughts on how long it will possibly take for this vulnerability to be fixed… Continue reading Apache Log4j Vulnerability explained by Google

How to Remove a Virus From a Computer in Safe Mode

Safe Mode, Windows Safe Mode, Remove malware, Viruses, GridinSoft Anti-malware

Most widespread viruses can be removed from your PC without any additional setups. However, some “serious” examples of computer viruses can block the anti-malware software usage or just load the CPU so much that the security tool will fail to start. For that case (and some other actions) Microsoft added the Safe Mode to their… Continue reading How to Remove a Virus From a Computer in Safe Mode

What is Discord virus? Investigating a new online fraud

Discord virus

Discord virus is only the name of a spamming campaign that takes place on this communication platform. The exact type of malware you can get through these tricks may vary in an extensive range. Nonetheless, the fraudsters’ method to fool you cannot be named original. There are two well-distinguishable ways – thick and gentle. A… Continue reading What is Discord virus? Investigating a new online fraud

Dogecoin scam: send credentials and pay $300

Dogecoin scam

Dogecoin scam is just a part of the online fraud which is spreading massively these days. It may have an impact on your wallet, as well as on your private information. Sometimes, the page where the Dogecoin scam takes place may be opened with the help of a virus. This post will uncover all details… Continue reading Dogecoin scam: send credentials and pay $300

Facebook virus: checking the details

Facebook virus

Facebook virus is a common (and partially misguiding) name for spam messages in Facebook. These notifications are spread from accounts of your “friends” on Facebook. Don’t misunderstand. They didn’t become spammers – the reasons for such behavior do not depend on them. However, first things first. Let’s figure out all aspects of this old-new online… Continue reading Facebook virus: checking the details

Google membership rewards scam: explaining the details.

Google membership rewards scam

Google membership rewards scam is a new popular type of online fraud. This page opens absolutely spontaneously, and says you got a valuable prize. With different techniques, fraudsters force you to share the personal information – name, phone number, email address, et cetera. And, as you can already guess, users get nothing, while cybercriminals get… Continue reading Google membership rewards scam: explaining the details.

What is the worst computer virus? Figuring out

worst computer virus

Worst computer virus – what is it? Seems that anyone who has ever been infected asks this question. And each user will think that his case was more severe than someone’s else. Is that true? And which virus is really the worst? It is important to mention that computer viruses are not only “viruses”. Nowadays,… Continue reading What is the worst computer virus? Figuring out