Trackid=sp-006 — What is this thing?

Seeing trackid=sp-006 parameter in your URL bar is no good

Cookie tracking is a kind of network activity on the server side that is considered potentially dangerous by regulatories. Trackid=sp-006 is an example of a malicious cookie tracker that spoofs the search results and may redirect you to different pages that may be malicious as well. Let’s check out how that works and how you… Continue reading Trackid=sp-006 — What is this thing?

Drinker App – what is Drinker Adware?

The Drinker program is an example of a concealed adware

The Drinker app is another example of a malicious program that disguises itself as a useful utility for your PC. Another two – Healthy and Strength – popped up almost simultaneously. All of them are classified as adware and have a lot of things to be worried about. Let’s check the Drinker app top to… Continue reading Drinker App – what is Drinker Adware?

Healthy App (HealthySoftware) – What is Healthy?

In fact, the Healthy app is a typical example of adware

Healthy App seems to be the companion of the other unwanted app – Strength Adware. The dubious application gets into users’ PCs to show them tons of advertisements. Let’s check out what this app is and what are the dangers of the Healthy application. Healthy App – What is it? Healthy is a small application… Continue reading Healthy App (HealthySoftware) – What is Healthy?

Strength Adware – What Is Strength App?

Strength App can correctly be defined as adware

Strength Adware, a new advertising malware, began appearing on users’ devices. It is still not clear how it manages to get into the system, but its effects are not pleasant. I did a check-up of this malware and can say how dangerous the Strength Adware is. Strength Adware spreading The key point of this adware… Continue reading Strength Adware – What Is Strength App?

Fraudsters Are Running a Malicious Advertising Campaign through Google Search

Malwarebytes, an information security company, has discovered a large malicious campaign that skillfully uses ads and Google search. A phishing campaign using Windows tech support is spreading through Google Ads. Let me remind you that we wrote that Companies in the EU will have to remove Google Analytics from their websites, and also that Google… Continue reading Fraudsters Are Running a Malicious Advertising Campaign through Google Search

8 Symptoms Of Adware: How to Avoid it

What is adware meaning? It is an agressive software whose goal is to collect marketing information about the user loading them with an avalanche of advertisements, often in the form of pop-ups, text links, or banners. Users may download this kind of program unknowingly when it comes in a bundle with other software package users… Continue reading 8 Symptoms Of Adware: How to Avoid it

TOP Facts About Adware Attacks To Be Reminded Today

To begin with, each of you has faced this challenge. Namely, the infestation with advertising: pop-up windows, banners on your screen left and right when you want to do your job or find the needed information in the browser. It comes from nowhere, and often when you click on it, even accidentally, more advertising windows… Continue reading TOP Facts About Adware Attacks To Be Reminded Today

What is Scareware and How Not to Buy Into It?

Scareware is a widespread Internet fraud scheme that intimidates victims into buying unnecessary or harmful software taking advantage of their ignorance. Scareware usually exploits fears of having a computer virus on a machine and persuades users to purchase fake security software. Here we’ll regard how this spoof works and how not to get fooled by… Continue reading What is Scareware and How Not to Buy Into It?

Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft

Microsoft shows you the banner which states that your PC is infected with a “Pornographic virus”? It seems that someone wants to involve you into a popular online tech support scam, called “Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft”. But how can they do it with a single banner? That article will show you the whole mechanism… Continue reading Pornographic virus alert from Microsoft

Scammers distribute fake Windows 11 installers

Fraudsters explore curiosity about the release of Windows 11 to distribute fake OS installers stuffed with malware, adware and other threats, Kaspersky Lab reports. Despite the fact that the process of downloading and installing Windows 11 from the official Microsoft website is very simple and straightforward, the researchers say that many are still trying to… Continue reading Scammers distribute fake Windows 11 installers