Remove Dreamteammyfriend.com Pop-ups

About Dreamteammyfriend.com Pop-ups
Dreamteammyfriend.com Pop-ups refers to deceptive alerts asking you to allow the site to show notifications. It’s essentially a social engineering attack that wants to trick you into agreeing to desktop ads. When you visit the website, usually because of adware, you’ll be shown an alert asking you to allow Dreamteammyfriend.com to show notifications. If you press Allow, you…

How to remove PC Speeder Pro

What is PC Speeder Pro?
PC Speeder Pro is a potentially unwanted program (PUP), advertised as a system optimization tool. It is advertised as a tool to help you speed up your computer and make it run more smoothly, but it barely does anything. It’s one of those programs that tries to scare you into thinking that there is something wrong…

Backdoor virus detected Scam Alert

What is “Backdoor virus detected”?
“Backdoor virus detected” is a technical support scam[1] that aims to trick you into believing that your computer has been infected by a Trojan horse and that you need to contact computer experts in order to fix it. The fake notification may appear on your screen because of an advertising-supported or potentially unwanted application. These apps…

Remove Leavemylife.info [Chrome, Firefox, IE]

What is Leavemylife.info?
Leavemylife.info is an application that is supposed to let you get the best deals when shopping but is considered to be adware. It shows the user coupons and competitive prices when shopping online. Leavemylife.info has an official website where you can download it but it can also appear on your computer via free software you install on your computer.…

Loostnews.biz Redirect Virus

What is Loostnews.biz?
Loostnews.biz falls into the category of advertising-supported programs, or adware, for short. It inserts various ads into your browsers and causes redirects to its sponsor sites. The application is compatible with all major browsers including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and others. It employs pay-per-click system, which means that it earns revenue for its developers each time that…

Clickworker.me Redirect Virus

What is Clickworker.me?
Clickworker.me is an online threat that belongs to the category of browser hijackers. It may also be referred to as a potentially unwanted and ad-supported application. The goal of such software is to make money off of computer users through advertising. By employing the pay-per-click system, developers of adware earn revenue. Computer users, however, only suffer from such…

Cybersecurity news headlines by WiperSoft [1-31 July, 2019]

Cybersecurity news headlines  [1-31 July, 2019]
It’s been a while since our last cybersecurity news headline report, but in this July edition we report on a huge data breach involving 5 million Bulgarian citizens, Equifax finally settling for the 2017 data breach, Facebook being fined a record-breaking $5 billion for its inability to protect user data, a Capital One breach compromising…

ICO Hacking 2020

Hacking Bitcoin Mining Pools and Exchanges
Hacking a Bitcoin mining pool can be useful to crooks as the process involves using the processing power of a group of Bitcoin miners for one’s own benefit. However, doing so is a complicated process. The hackers need to target ISPs and compromise the Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) service, which connects different networks. By compromising…