A new version of HijackThis Portable has been released…

HijackThis Fork is a settings scanner that can find common settings changes made by malware and other software. Advanced users can use it to find and reset settings that have changed. Like most system tools, this app requires admin rights. It’s packaged in PortableApps.com Format so it can easily integrate with the PortableApps.com Platform. And it’s open source and completely free.

Source: PortableApps.com – HijackThis Fork Portable 2.9.0.26 (browser hijack scanner)

After adding a Wi-Fi worm module to hack wireless networks earlier this year, the operators of the Emotet malware are now using stolen attachments to help increase the authenticity of the spam emails they use to infect users’ systems…

When it was first discovered all the way back in 2014, Emotet was originally a banking trojan. However, now it has evolved into a malware botnet which is used by attackers to download other malware families such as Trickbot and the QakBot trojan.

Email client

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All in all, Chromebook virus protection may not be necessary yet, but there is plenty of malware going around that could ruin your Chromebook experience…

Chromebooks are supposed to come with sufficient, built-in security. But is that really true? Can you use a Chromebook without having to think twice about general cybersecurity and anti-malware protection in particular? Or do you need Chromebook antivirus? Let’s have a look first at which security features are pre-packed in ChromeOS.

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Malwarebytes AdwCleaner is a free anti-malware app that deletes adware, PUP’s, toolbars, and browser hijackers…

Computer running slow? Strange messages popping up? Browser homepage changed without your permission? This could be the work of adware (and its friends), a sneaky variant of malware that is hard to find, and harder to remove. Malwarebytes AdwCleaner employs innovative technology engineered solely to detect and remove these unwanted hitchhikers. It’s the cleaner of choice for home users and technicians.

Adw dashboard

Source: Malwarebytes – AdwCleaner 8.0.6

European managed security services company Orange Cyberdefense today reveals the findings of its inaugural Security Navigator, which shows a 23 percent decline in the number of recorded malware incidents in 2019…

The total number of security events have, however, increased. The company analysed 263,109 events from data obtained from its 10 CyberSOCs and 16 SOCs. Out of these events it identified 11.17 percent as verified security incidents. This represents a 34.4 percent increase over the previous year’s rate of 8.31 percent.

declining graph

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