How to remove sakh.site pop-ups

sakh.site is a highly questionable website, trying to trick users into subscribing to ads. The site is identical to many others, all of which misuse a browser feature that allows sites to show notifications to users. When you get redirected to sakh.site, a pop-up will appear saying “sakh.site wants to show notifications”. Granting this permission means seeing ads on the…

What is Instabio.cc

Instabio.cc is a website that promotes itself as a service that allows one to add multiple links to their Instagram bio. However, it is detected as a phishing website by certain anti-virus programs, which is why we advise against using it. Furthermore, users should be very careful about clicking on any Instabio.cc links they encounter on other users’ Instagram accounts…

Cybersecurity news headlines for March 2021

In March’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines, there are only three stories to report on. There were no significant hacks or data breaches but some stories did make bigger headlines. A teen hacker responsible for the Twitter bitcoin giveaway scam has been sentenced to three years in prison for his “mastermind” role in the incident that made headlines all over…

How to delete ro9.biz pop-ups

ro9.biz is a very typical website that tries to trick users into subscribing to advertisements, which would appear on the desktop. If you get redirected to the site, a pop-up notification will appear saying “ro9.biz wants to show notifications”. Pressing “Allow” essentially means you will be spammed with ads.

Delete Me.fo browser hijacker

Me.fo is a website promoted by a browser hijacker. If you find that the site has been set as your homepage, your computer is infected with a browser hijacker, a rather minor infection that changes browser’s settings. Hijackers usually focus on redirecting to sponsored websites.

How to delete Mekiroki

Mekiroki.com is a questionable website that pushes a social engineering scam aiming to get users to agree to see ads on their desktop. It’s misusing a legitimate browser feature that allows sites to show users notifications on the desktop. When you get redirected to Mekiroki, a browser pop-up will say that “Mekiroki.com wants to show notifications”. If you press “Allow”,…

Idp.alexa.53 removal

Idp.alexa.53 appears to be a false positive, detected by anti-virus programs AVG and Avast. The detection appears when users try to install or update certain software. The detection does not appear to be associated to one specific program, and according to users’ posts on various forums, it can happen to random programs.