Archive for September, 2012

Some things you must know about IPA virus

Friday, September 21st, 2012
 

I must warn you about IPA virus that pretends to belong for International Police Association and typically requires to pay a fine for ‘illegal’ activity on computer. To swindle the money, it firstly reports about various laws that have been ‘violated’ from the infected PC’s IP address. This virus typically names watching copyrighted content, like […]

 

Snap.do – an interesting name and annoying redirections

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
 

Snap.do looks like a typical website that offers you to improve your search sessions. However, after a closer look it becomes obvious that it relies on malicious browser hijacker, which makes users visit this domain against their desire. Besides, it has been noticed to modify browser settings and insert this annoying redirect plug-in to make users’ […]

 

Polizia postale e delle virus is another ransomware you must stay away from

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
 

Be aware about Polizia postale e delle virus, which is another scam designed by hackers who are famous for their FBI viruses. Just like this Green Dot Moneypak Virus I was warning you about last week, Polizia postale e delle virus is based on trojan and gets inside the system without any sign. Additionally, it […]

 

Stay away from FBI Green Dot Moneypak Virus!

Thursday, September 6th, 2012
 

If you live in USA, be ready for a new ransomware that is actively spread in your country. It’s FBI Green Dot Moneypak Virus that has got on my friend’s computer some days ago. One more time I warned him to avoid downloading freeware or shareware because this is the way how this ransomware is […]

 

Great Antispy 2012: new threat in the wild

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
 

Some days ago I became familiar with Great Antispy 2012. While it seems that its creators are still looking for the best way that can be used for spreading their rogue, there are some users that claim that they have already been infected by this threat. According to them, it acts like a classic rogue […]