Cybersecurity news headlines for March 2022

In March’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines, there are three stories to discuss. A malicious app was downloaded over 100,000 times from the Google Play Store, alleged REvil’s hacker is facing a 115-year prison sentence, and software company/two-factor authentication provider Okta revealed a cyber incident that potentially impacted 2.5% of its customers.

How to remove Wdlo ransomware

Wdlo ransomware is file-encrypting malware released by the cybercriminals operating the Djvu/STOP ransomware family. The malware will encrypt your files and demand that you pay a ransom in order to get a decryptor. This is why this ransomware is considered to be a very dangerous infection. All malware from this family are more or less identical to one another, and…

What is Verizon Reward Scam

Verizon Reward Scam is a giveaway scam that falsely informs users that they will get a $90 promo reward if they take a survey. This is a very common scam and there are many different variations of it. It’s worth mentioning that wireless carrier company Verizon has nothing to do with this scam, its name is merely misused because it’s…

How to stop Muukikabuuki.com redirects

Muukikabuuki.com is a very generic scam website that pushes a social engineering scam to trick users into allowing ads on the desktop. Sites like this are misusing a legitimate browser feature that allows sites to show push notifications on users’ desktops. But instead of legitimate content, sites like Muukikabuuki.com just show ads. Interacting with those ads is not recommended because you…

About Kxde ransomware

Kxde ransomware is a file-encrypting malware, a generic ransomware version from the Djvu/STOP malware family. The cybercriminals operating this ransomware have released hundreds of versions already and have infected thousands of users. Ransomware versions from this family are considered to be very dangerous malware infections because once they encrypt files, it’s not possible to decrypt them without buying the decryptor…

Eking ransomware removal

Eking ransomware is file-encrypting malware. This is just another version of the Phobos ransomware family. It’s classified as a very serious malware infection because once on the computer, it proceeds to encrypt all personal files. None of the encrypted files will be openable unless you first use a decryptor on them. However, acquiring the decryptor is not going to be easy…

What is Ssoi ransomware

Ssoi ransomware is a generic ransomware infection from the notorious Djvu/STOP ransomware family. It encrypts files, preventing you from opening them. Once the files are encrypted, the ransomware will demand that you pay for a decryptor to recover them. Ransomware is considered to be a very dangerous malware infection because of this. It is also very easy to get infected, and…

How to delete Kkia ransomware

Kkia ransomware is malware that encrypts files. .kkia virus was developed by the same people operating the STOP/Djvu ransomware family. The cyber criminals operating this malware family have released hundreds of ransomware versions already and continue to do so on a regular basis. Thousands of users have been infected over the years this malware family has been operating. Once it’s inside…