What is CoronaVi2022 ransomware

What is CoronaVi2022
CoronaVi2022 is a new ransomware infection that encrypts files. The ransomware is referred to as CoronaVi2022 because of the email address cyber crooks give for users to contact them. Cyber crooks have been actively using the coronavirus name for their malware and spam campaigns so ransomware named CoronaVi2022 is not surprising. What’s interesting about this infection is that…

Coronavirus Maps – Hackers Hide Malware to Infect Your PC!

Malicious actors hide data-stealing malware in coronavirus maps
Malicious actors continue to take advantage of the coronavirus outbreak to distribute malware and steal information. This time, they are disguising data stealing malware as a coronavirus map detailing infections around the world. Cybersecurity company Reason Security published a report detailing the malware after their cybersecurity researcher was able to analyse a sample.…

What is UpgradeIdeas? How to remove it?

What is UpgradeIdeas
UpgradeIdeas is an adware program that is advertised as a browser helper that will supposedly improve the browsing experience. While it may seem like a useful program to have installed on your Mac, it’s nothing more than a nuisance. There are a couple of reasons why it’s classified as adware, mainly because users are tricked into installing it,…

Cyber criminals are using the ongoing coronavirus outbreak to spread malware

Coronavirus-themed phishing emails are targeting email credentials
Malicious actors are sending coronavirus phishing and malware emails, disguising themselves as legitimate healthcare organizations. The global Coronavirus outbreak is not showing any signs of backing down, and cyber crooks are quick to make use of the ongoing panic for their malicious purposes. That is not surprising since they are always looking for ways…

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-29 February, 2020

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-29 February, 2020
February’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines contains three stories. Four Chinese hackers, allegedly with links to the Chinese government, have been charged for the 2017 Equifax hack that resulted in data of 147 million US citizens being leaked. Google and Tinder are under investigation by the Irish Data Commissioner for potential GDPR breach. And…

PETRONAS Email Virus

What is PETRONAS Email Virus
PETRONAS Email Virus refers to a malicious email that uses Petronas’s name to distribute highly dangerous malware. Petronas is actually a legitimate Malaysian oil and gas company, and it should be noted that it has nothing to do with this scam. Scammers and malware distributors often use known company names to trick users into opening email…

What is VID001.exe

What is VID001.exe
VID001.exe is an executable file associated with a trojan. If you are reading this report, you likely noticed the process running in your Task Manager. If so, we strongly recommend scanning your computer with reliable anti-malware software to identify the infection and remove VID001.exe. If the process in running, there likely is a trojan installed on your computer.…

How to remove e.tre456_worm_Windows

What is e.tre456_worm_Windows
e.tre456_worm_Windows is a fake Windows infection that scammers use to trick users into installing questionable software. The way the scam works is pretty simple. Users get redirected to a website that imitates the official Windows’s one and get a pop-up that claims their computers are infected with a trojan virus called e.tre456_worm_Windows. To further scare users, the scam…