Themovie-portal.com Redirect

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What is themovie-portal.com?

Movie Quest (also known as TheMovie-Portal) is a deceptive application that supposedly allows users easily access a database full of information about various movies. Initially, Movie Quest seems completely legitimate and handy. In reality, however, this application is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), as well as a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) installation without user’s consent; 2) stealth modification of browsers’ settings, and; 3) tracking of user’s Internet browsing activity.

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Myflow.top Redirect

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What is myflow.top?

myflow.top is a deceptive website promoting adult dating, gambling and various other deceptive sites. Judging on the appearance only, myflow.top may seem appropriate. However, it is worth mentioning that this website is promoted via rogue download/installation setups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. On top of that, myflow.top collects various information relating to user’s Internet browsing activity.

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We Have Detected A Trojan Virus Scam (Mac)

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What is We Have Detected A Trojan Virus?

“We Have Detected A Trojan Virus” is a fake error displayed by a deceptive website. Research results show that users are redirected to the said website by a variety of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) that infiltrate the system without asking for a permission. Aside from causing redirects, these rogue applications are also likely to display intrusive online advertisements and continually record various information.

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MMM Ransomware

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What is MMM?

MMM is a ransomware-type virus discovered by a malware security researcher Michael Gillespie. Following successful infiltration, MMM encrypts stored data using RSA, AES, and HMAC cryptographies. While encrypting, MMM appends filenames with “.0x009d8a” (previous variant used “.0×004867“) extension and creates a .info file for each encrypted file. For example, “sample.jpg” would be renamed to “sample.jpg.0x009d8a” and additional “sample.jpg.info” file would be created. Once the files are encrypted, MMM creates a html file (“RESTORE_0x009d8a_FILES.html“), placing it in every existing folder.

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Apple-panda.com Redirect

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What is apple-panda.com?

Identical to clicknshare.net, click-cpa.net, click.aarth.com, and many other, apple-panda.com is a rogue website designed to redirect users to a variety of suspicious sites. Users are redirected to apple-panda.com by a variety of adware-type applications that infiltrate the system without user’s consent (the “bundling” method). Aside from causing redirects, these potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) also deliver intrusive online advertisements and continually record various information relating to user’s Internet browsing activity.

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Lukitus Ransomware

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What is Lukitus?

Lukitus is an updated variant of a ransomware-type virus called Locky. Developers spread Lukitus by via spam emails (malicious attachments). Once infiltrated, Lukitus encrypts stored data using RSA-2048 and AES-128 encryption algorithms. While encrypting Lukitus renames encrypted files using “[32_random_letters_and_digits].lukitus” pattern. For instance, “sample.jpg” would be renamed to something like “GPZ9AETR3-BIEU-8HAJ-36AD5B2D-3192B7EB5821.lukitus“. Following successful encryption, Lukitus changes victim’s desktop background and creates a html file (“lukitus.htm“), placing it on victim’s desktop wallpaper.

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Bookmarks Access Adware

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What is Bookmarks Access?

Bookmarks Access is a deceptive application that falsely claims to allow users easily access ant control their browsers’ bookmarks. Judging on the appearance only, Bookmarks Access seems completely legitimate and handy. In reality, however, Bookmarks Access is categorized as a potentially unwanted program (PUP), as well as a browser hijacker. There are three main reasons for these negative associations: 1) stealth installation without user’s consent; 2) display of intrusive online advertisements, and; 3) tracking of user’s Internet browsing activity.

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SyncCrypt Ransomware

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What is SyncCrypt?

Discovered by a malware security researcher xXToffeeXx, SyncCrypt is a ransomware-type virus that stealthily infiltrates the system and encrypts stored data. While doing so, SyncCrypt appends “.kk” extension to the name of each file (e.g., “sample.jpg” is renamed to “sample.jpg.kk“). Following successful encryption, SyncCrypt creates four files (“readme.html“, “readme.png“, “KEY“, and “AMMOUNT.txt“), placing them within a folder (“README“) on victim’s desktop. A copy of “readme.html” file is also placed on victim’s desktop.

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Startpageweb.com Redirect

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What is startpageweb.com?

Developers present startpageweb.com as a “top-notch” Internet search engine that generates improved search results and, therefore, enhances user’s Internet browsing experience. Judging on the appearance only, startpageweb.com barely differs from search engines such as, for example, Google, Bing, or Yahoo. For this reason, many believe that startpageweb.com is also appropriate and handy. Yet it is worth mentioning that this site is promoted via rogue download/installation setups that hijack web browsers and stealthily modify various options. On top of that, startpageweb.com tracks user’s Internet browsing activity by gathering various information.

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Web-startpage.com Redirect

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What is web-startpage.com?

According to the developers, web-startpage.com is a “high-quality” Internet search engine that significantly enhances user’s Internet browsing experience by generating improved search results. Judging on the appearance only, web-startpage.com barely differs from Google, Yahoo, Bing, and other legitimate search engines. For this reason, many believe that web-startpage.com is also appropriate and handy. However, users must know that web-startpage.com continually records various information relating to user’s Internet browsing activity. Furthermore, web-startpage.com is promoted via rogue downloaders/installers that modify Internet browsers’ settings without asking for user’s permission.

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