What is Win32:Evo-gen

What is Win32:Evo-gen?
Win32:Evo-gen is a detection name used by anti-virus Avast to identify trojans and files with trojan features. Avast anti-virus looks for particular behaviour that resembles that of a trojan or some other kind of malware, and uses the Win32:Evo-gen detection name to identify it. Thus, if your Avast anti-virus is detecting something by that name, there is something…

Remove LMS.exe

About LMS.exe
LMS.exe is an executable file, a software component of Intel Active Management Technology Local Manageability Service. It’s not an essential Windows file, and is installed together with Intel software. Local Manageability Service is usually preinstalled on computers that use Intel graphic cards. The file can be found in C:\Program Files (x86), C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS or C:\Program…

Remove Win32:BogEnt

What is Win32:BogEnt
Win32:BogEnt is a heuristic detection used by anti-virus programs Avast and AVG to detect unusual, malware-like behaviour. If you have Avast or AVG installed and they are showing you alerts warning about Win32:BogEnt, some program is exhibiting unusual behaviour that is often associated with malware. However, that does not mean that malware is installed on your device.…

Remove consent.exe

What is consent.exe
consent.exe is an executable file that belongs to Microsoft Windows. The file is part of the User Account Control (UAC), and is completely safe and legitimate. The UAC is a Windows security component that essentially prevents unauthorized changes to your system, whether they’re done by you, malware, or programs. Only changes performed from the Administrator account would be…

Remove Androidhelpa.xyz

About Androidhelpa.xyz
Androidhelpa.xyz is an advertising website to which you might be redirected to if you have an adware on your Android device. This issue seems to affect primarily Android users, and many have complained about weird ads being displayed on their screens. The ads may falsely claim that your device is infected with a virus because you visited pornography websites…

Remove Zedge App

What is Zedge App?
Zedge App is a legitimate app for wallpapers and ringtones. Last week, it was taken down from Google Play Store, and Zedge revealed on Twitter that it was due to a bug in the app. Not much information was provided to users, which caused concern for many users. Many started speculating that the app was taken down…

Remove Tachyon Internet Security 5.0

What is Tachyon Internet Security 5.0
Tachyon Internet Security 5.0 is a rogue anti-virus program that pretends to be a legitimate security program. It’s advertised as a capable tool that will remove malware and keep your computer safe. However, the program is actually more of a pest than anything. It will install without permission and will annoy you with notifications about…

Cybersecurity news headlines for September 1-30, 2019

This month’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines is all about data breaches and leaks. Food delivery service DoorDash suffered a data breach affecting 4.9 million users, the majority of Ecuador’s population had their data leaked, 419 million Facebook users’ phone numbers stored on an unsecured database, and two Lion Air companies suffer breach involving 35 million customers.…