How To Remove The Troubleshooter Malware That Generates Fake BSODs And Asks Users To Buy A Non Existent Windows Defender AV

How To Remove The Troubleshooter Malware That Generate Fake BSODs And Asks Users To Buy A Non Existent Windows Defender AV
According to Myce, the security researchers from Malwarebytes have discovered a malware called Troubleshooter, which generates fake Blue Screen of Deaths (BSODs) and asks the user to buy Windows Defender Essentials (fake Windows Defender version) to clean the computer. The malware inserts a BSOD image and disables the key combinations that permit the user to close the windows (e.g. ALT+F4) and asks for 25$ on Paypal, for buying the fake version of Win Defender. A security resea...
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Perceptual Ad Blocker blocks ads by graphic elements, not by code

Perceptual Ad Blocker blocks ads by graphic elements, not by code
A few guys from Princeton and Stanford universities have worked together and create Perceptual Ad Blocker, a different piece of adblocking software, that detects ads by the graphical elements, the content dimensions and the sponsored words. The software does not hide the ads completely, but covers them and displays the "This is an ad” text. As you may know, the classical adblocking software analyzes the source code of pages to identify the ads, while Perceptual Ad blocker does things in a dif...
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Kaspersky’s RakhniDecryptor can now recover the files infected by the Jaff ransomware

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
As you may know, the ransomware is that type of malware that encrypts all your personal data and asks for a ransom, in order to get the decryption key. This kind of internet infection has spread a lot lately, the WannaCry being the largest cyber attack from internet history. Fortunately, a lot of big companies, tech teams and security researchers worked together and stopped WannaCry, for now. Well, this article brings good news to ransomware victims. The guys from Kaspersky have updated th...
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Bitdefender Home Scanner is a free tool for finding vulnerabilities in the local network

Bitdefender has create a new free tool called Home Scanner, a piece of software that scans the network for vulnerabilities and notifies the users about the vulnerable devices in the network. The application discovers all the devices connected to the local network and checks if those devices use weak passwords or outdated software, which create security flaws. After the software scans the network, it generates a report, offering the suers security tips, in order to make the network secured. To...
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Windows 10 S is 100% safe of malware and ransomware

Windows 10 S is 100% safe of malware and ransomware
As you may know, the WannaCry (WannaCrypt) was the largest cyberattack in history, but despite this, third party developers and big companies have worked together to stop it. According to Microsoft's results, the WannaCry virus did not infect Windows 10, due to the fact that automatically updates cannot be turned off, meaning that the system got patched in time. But the Windows version that is 100% immune to malware, ransomware and viruses is Windows 10 S, the hardened Windows 10 variant t...
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4 things to do to keep your business safe from WannaCry-like internet infections

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
The WannaCry cyber attack has created a lot of panic, due to the fact that it has infected computers from over 120 countries, being the largest ransomware infection in history. As I work for an outsourcing IT company, I have noticed that people got very worried that such an attack can destroy their businesses and started to buy backup solutions and to invest more in computer security. In this article I will give you 4 tips that will save your business from a future WannaCry-like computer v...
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WannaCry Ransomware spreading stopped – Thanks to Microsoft and MalwareTech security firm

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
As a reminder, WannaCry Ransomware is a ransomware malware created to use some exploits harvested from NSA hack. The infection spread in over 70 countries. Microsoft has patched this issue, so the users that run supported Windows versions, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10, are safe if they have all the system updates installed and Windows Defender enables. But despite this, Microsoft has published an emergency update for all the Windows systems (except Vista), in order to block the Wa...
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WannaCry Ransomware infection is the largest in history

WannaCry Ransomware ; AppCheck Anti-Ransomware Is A Nice Security Software You Should Use At Home (Free) Or At The Office (Paid)
Recently, the British National Health System (NHS) has become the victim of WannaCry ransomware (also known as WCry or WanaCryptor), a very lethal computer virus that encrypts all the data from the infected computers. While the first infected systems were in UK, the virus has spread in other countries as well. The attack took place on Friday (yesterday) and affected 74 countries (including UK, US, China, Russia, Spain, Italy and Taiwan), including 16 NHS trusts in UK, being the biggest in the...
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How to permanently uninstall OneDrive on Windows 10

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So... You want to uninstall OneDrive because it is annoying as hell? As you may have noticed, when you open photos on your computer, the Set up OneDrive dialog will automatically open and that could be a little frustrating in time. And if you do not need OneDrive at all, you should get rid of it for good. In this article we will show you how to completely and permanently uninstall OneDrive, so that it will not annoy you anymore. This is an easy and straight forward guide, so it can be perf...
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Game Mode on Windows 10 Creators Update – Everything you need to know about this feature

Windows 10 S is 100% safe of malware and ransomware
As you may know, Microsoft has worked a lot at Game Mode, a new gaming feature introduced in Windows 10 Creators Update. Its goal is to improve the number of FPS in games and to provide a smoother experience while playing. When enabled, the Game Mode feature assigns more hardware resources to both the CPU and the video card, for the apps running on foreground. Some games are placed by default in the whitelist, but apps can also be added manually, to be Game Mode-enabled. Microsoft estimate...
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