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2020 Visitor Feedback Survey scam

What is 2020 Visitor Feedback Survey?
2020 Visitor Feedback Survey is an online scam that attempts to trick users into sharing their personal details. The deceptive page is asking you to fill out a short survey and claim a reward. Of course, there is no reward and the only purpose of the survey is to get you to visit an unreliable…

Supreme Court Email Scam

What is Supreme Court Email Scam
Supreme Court Email Scam refers to a scam email that claims to be from UK’s Supreme Court. There a couple of slightly different scam emails that claim to come from the same institution, either carrying an attachment or containing a link. The one with an attached file is carrying the AsyncRAT remote access trojan that…

Cybersecurity news headlines 1-30 May 2020

Cybersecurity news headlines for 1-31 May, 2020
easyJet disclosed a data breach affecting 9 million customers, and is now facing a £18 billion lawsuit. Sodinokibi ransomware targeted a NY law firm and threatened to release incriminating information on Donald Trump. US accused China of carrying out cyber attacks against organizations doing COVID-19 research. And US Marshals service suffered a security breach…

Cybersecurity news headlines 1-30 April 2020

There are three stories we will report on in this month’s edition of cybersecurity news headlines. Travelex, the company that suffered a major cyber attack back in December 2019, reportedly paid a $2.3 million ransom to restore their systems. Cyber attacks on healthcare continue even during the COVID-19 pandemic, with many hospitals becoming targets. And a Los Angeles county city…

What is Msftconnecttest

Msftconnecttest is a legitimate domain that belongs to Microsoft. Users report being redirected to msftconnecttest.com when they open their browsers, and are unsure of what’s causing this. It’s normal to associate these redirects to some kind of malware infection because redirects are one of the most obvious signs. However, Msftconnecttest is a safe website and redirects to it are not an indication…

What is Cse.google.com

What is Cse.google.com
Cse.google.com is a legitimate custom search tool provided by Google to webmasters. Google Custom Search Engine allows webmasters to put a search engine on a website for users to use when they want to find something on that particular or a similar site. It’s a widely used tool that you likely have encountered many times before. However, multiple users…

Ransomware Trends to Watch in 2020

Ransomware in 2020
Ransomware has come a long way from the days when it was merely scareware trying to extort money from vulnerable users by claiming they have done something illegal. Over the years it has evolved into a sophisticated threat that causes billions of dollars in damages every year. It now involves sophisticated infiltration and attack techniques, and can cause…

Google Play Store distributed malicious ad-fraud apps designed for kids

Recent reports on the latest malware threats state that more than 50 apps promoted in Google Play Store were distributing malicious software called Tekya. Most of these apps were aimed at children (puzzle, racing and other games for kids), while others were various utility apps like downloaders, calculators, translators, and so on. Almost one million of downloads were made before…

Remove Microsoft virus

What is a Microsoft virus
Microsoft virus refers to a number of infections that use Microsoft’s name to trick users, generally tech-support scams. We’ll be mostly talking about scams that are made to appear like they’re legitimate Windows alerts in order to trick users into calling fake tech-support or installing bogus anti-virus programs.…

Instagram virus Removal

What is an Instagram virus
Instagram virus refers to numerous infections and scams related to social media Instagram. Like any other big social media, Instagram has its own share of scams and malware. Instagram obviously has nothing to do with them, it’s just a convenient platform to spread malware and promote scams. However, all of these scams/malware are avoidable, as long as…