The “zeus.2022 trojan detected” warning screen is a fake message designed to trick you into thinking you have malware so you click where it says “Click here” to solve the problem, which then leads to a fake antimalware product that […]
Computer malware is software designed to purposefully cause damage to a computer or harm to its owner and can come in many different forms: adware, viruses, spyware, Trojan horses, worms, backdoors, so forth.
Malware is often still summed up as “computer viruses” because the term “virus” has been so widely adopted over time, but on a more technical level, a computer virus is only one type of malware.
Microsoft Windows often gets referred to as an operating system that gets more malware than other operating systems. While true for now, this only occurs because developers intentionally target Windows because it gets used by more people. Overall, Windows is a very secure operating system and malware is going to be a part of life that we computer experts will constantly need to monitor as more evil developers target unsuspecting users. This section aims to help as much as possible in that regard by offering instructions on how to combat and remove malware from your computers.
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‘Error While Installing Expecting Value’ on Mac
If you get the “error while installing expecting value” message on Mac, it means the malware on your computer is causing some issues with the Mac operating system (macOS). We have tested it and can verify that Malwarebytes and SpyHunter […]
Heur trojan.win32.generic Removal
The heur trojan.win32.generic malware is a Trojan Horse. Heur trojan.win32.generic has been created to disrupt the performance of your computer. These are the most harmful viruses you can get because it has been developed quite literally to ensure your computer […]
Some people are finding a Vzwpix email virus in their inboxes. Vzwpix is a classic phishing scam that hopes you click on the .txt file attached to the email. And if you have clicked on the text file, it means […]
Many users are complaining about a syndication.exosrv.com redirect. We have defied our malware protection recommendations and looked into the domain itself. It turns out it’s just a blank domain with no website. Immediately that tells me that the syndication.exosrv.com must […]
Geek Squad Scam Email
There is a new email scam from Geek Squad that claims to have charged your bank account money for a subscription. Naturally, you’re supposed to be very surprised by this because you didn’t want to pay for any subscription. The […]
YT5s.com Virus Removal
YT5s.com is a real website that allows you to download YouTube videos onto your computer’s hard drive so you can keep them. The site is extremely similar to YT1s.com which we already reviewed. The names suggest they may be owned […]
SysWOW64 Virus Removal
If you are looking for a SysWOW64 virus removal tool, you’re out of luck because SysWOW64 isn’t actually a virus. Though the name looks suspicious, SysWOW64 is an essential component of the Windows operating system so it’s perfectly normal for […]
If you have the 9convert advertisements on your computer, it’s because you have been hit with adware. Adware is a form of malware that aims to display ads via your browser that follow you around when you surf the web. […]
The Rediroff.ru Whatsapp phishing scam can be found on Android, Windows, and Mac. To remove it, you want to run an antimalware scan so the tool removes the malware and any leftover remnants. We don’t recommend trying to remove rediroff.ru […]
AuraSearchTab is adware and a browser hijacker. You might have one or both of these forms of malware on your computer. Most people get the AuraSearchTab adware/browser hijacker on Mac which means you need an antimalware removal tool for Mac. […]
PrimarySearchService is a known browser hijacker on macOS computers capable of changing your default search engine and new tab pages. Some infected computers claim to notice PrimarySearchService redirecting their Macs to the Yahoo search engine. This doesn’t mean it is […]
Techfunctionsearch is malware. More specifically, it is a combination of adware and a browser hijacker. You may have both the adware and browser hijacker or you may only have one of the two forms of malware on your computer. There […]
Is lookmovie.io Safe
The lookmovie.io domain used to be somewhat safe to download movies. Today the website doesn’t exist anymore. Most likely it was getting a lot of traffic from search engines, somebody complained about it, and then search engines chose to classify […]
Web Search Stride Mac Removal
WebSearchStride is a combination of adware and a browser hijacker. You don’t necessarily have both forms of malware on your Mac, but if you are here, you probably have at least of them. The WebSearchStride adware side of the malware […]
Syndication Exoclick com Removal
Syndication.exoclick.com is a website that may be an ad network. Most people refer to Syndication.exoclick.com as adware, meaning not reliable adware you should support but rather spam/malware ads that often only get views because they force redirects. If Syndication.exoclick.com was […]
feed.chunk App Virus Mac
The feed.chunk app virus is related to the feed.chunckapp.com browser hijacker. Its goal is to either change your Safari homepage, new tab page, or search engine. Most browser hijackers force you to the webpages they want you to use because […]
What is feed.chunckapp.com?
Feed.chunckapp.com is a browser hijacker primarily found on macOS/Mac OSX so far but could also be found on Windows if not today then soon. Browser hijackers are forms of malware that will change your browser settings (hijack them) so they […]
Ads by AdBeaver Removal
AdBeaver claims to be an official Mozilla extension that allows you to earn money by reenabling the ad spaces blocked by adblock. We can see there is also a Google Chrome extension currently allowed on the Chrome Web Store. Given […]
What is Mp3fy.com and Is It Safe?
Many people are complaining about Mp3fy.com being a suspicious website. Tomas Meskauskas of PCRisk suggests you shouldn’t visit this site because it is a copyright-infringing site and may harm your website. Music copyright infringement isn’t our area of expertise. Some […]
What is pskill.exe?
We have been getting some questions regarding whether or not pskill.exe is a virus. And the results of what we found were quite interesting. Firstly, Microsoft does have a program called PsKill. It’s a kill utility and it shows as […]
The Csrss.exe process is an official process that runs on the Microsoft Windows operating system. So if you see this process, it’s probably not a virus. Some forums have suggested there is also a Csrss.exe Trojan Horse Virus. From all […]
Meds Ransomware Removal
Undoubtedly the most intimidating form of malware to deal with, ransomware will hijack your computer and once it’s captured try to maintain control of it until you have paid the ransom they’re asking for. Akin to a software version of […]
What is ApproachWired
ApproachWired is malware and more specifically a form of adware. If you are getting strange boxes and other features displaying on top of your regular web pages, it’s because the ApproachWired adware program is putting those overlays there. Adware is […]
What is poisism.com
I keep getting Web notifications from the domain poisism.com, but when I visit the domain there is nothing there to unsubscribe from. What is poisism.com and how do I remove its notifications? Resolution: Some malware experts have identified the poisism.com […]
How to Remove Websearch Quest
If you have the Websearch Quest browser extension installed on your computer, you have been hit with an unhealthy dose of adware. The goal of Websearch Quest is to remain hidden in your browser extensions page so you never see […]
How to Remove Weather LTD Virus
If you open Task Manager and find the Weather.exe process running, it’s because you have adware on your computer. Many Microsoft Windows users have been complaining of poor PC performance and have assumed that perhaps they need to clean their […]
How to Get Rid of Mainsearchsignal
The Mainsearchsignal app has been identified as adware by malware experts. Many people don’t like ads. Thankfully most aren’t aware of what adware is. Arguably the most exploitative form of malware in existence, adware will attach itself to your browser […]
Is 1stkissmanga Safe
There are two domains associated with 1stkissmanga: The 1stkissmanga.tv domain and the 1stkissmanga.io. We don’t know if they are both owned by the same company or if one of them is a spin-off. Both of them are a popular version […]
How to Remove search.standartnet.com Redirect
If your computer is redirecting to the search.standartnet.com domain, it’s because there is adware installed. Some adware is trickier than others to remove. The quick fix is always to remove it from the browser. If the redirect continues to come […]