Numerous Mac users are falling victim to a prolific adware strain that reroutes Safari, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox to Bing via SearchMarquis.com. Longevity is a rare trait of adware threats focused on the plaguing computers with macOS on board. Most of these nuisances sink into oblivion mere weeks after being launched. The Search Marquis […]
Milimili is an adware program claiming to be a useful search engine, however ti a malware. Users may consider it as a decent application, but in reality it may compromise user system security. Once computer system is infected with Milimili, user will notice annoying ads popping up frequently. This not only disturbing, but also ads by Milimili may be malicious.
A new variation of ransomware, called “ AES256 “ is gaining popularity in the past few days. This virus behave like a typical ransomware. It will get into your system and will lock your files. In order to restore and decrypt them, Cryptorium will ask you to pay ransom. This malware does append a .aes256 file extension to all corrupted files.
Delta Search (also known as www.delta-search.com) is a popular browser hijacker, that relies on the well known method to mimic a genuine web search engine. Even if it promises improved web browsing experience, remember that in reality it is a malware program. Delta Search is included in the PUP (Potentially Unwanted Programs ) list.
Goldeneye ransomware was recently spotted to be similar or may be related with Petya and Mischa. As previously spoken that Petya was installing a secondary Mischa ransomware and the malware developers are offering the development as an affiliate service, Goldeneye ransomware seems to be related.
Osiris ransomware or .Osiris extension is part of locky malware. It is considered to be dubbed Osiris ransomawre after the extension, however it is Locky virus. A day after a new .shit extension appended to locked files a new locky variant is reported to append .thor extension, .aesir extension, .zzzzz extension and now .osiris extension.
Since first reported cerber is one of the best ever developed as of this time ransomware. For the past few months cerber authors have introduced a new variants every single month beginning with .cerber2 extension to .cerber3 and variant with ransom 4char extension along with a new README.hta note. First reports regarding cerber attack were at the beginning of 2016.
CrySis ransomware master key reported to be published just recently by security researchers, which are working on a decryption tool. This a great news for victims suffered from CrySis rasnomware and .xtbl extension appended to locked files. Is this the end of CrySis projekt or developers are working on a new ransom development.
CerberTear ransomware is a HiddenTear cerber variant reported to append .cerber extension. It’s called CerberTear Ransomware after the extension .cerber, which is well known and HiddenTear development, what seems to be a combination of two vary famous developments. However there is no relation between cerber and HiddenTear ransomware.
In the world of malware developers are constantly trying to come up with original ways to generate income. A good example for this is the recent Zeus trojan virus. In contrast to its name Zeus is not a genuine “virus”. It can be described as a scam message or a “fake” trojan. However do not underestimate it, because it can do a serious harm on your system.