Name – Trojan.Broluxa
Discovered– October 15, 2015
Infected Length– Varies
Systems Affected– All versions of Windows
Trojan.Broluxa is recently developed catastrophic Trojan virus by cyber offenders with the goals to put system at worst situation. It opens backdoors for remote attackers to enters inside the system without informing users. Generally, it infiltrates inside the system through unwanted or on in other words deceptive resources such as spam mail attachments, visiting malicious sites, Peer to Peer sharing networks, instant messaging application etc. Once it intrude, this threat exhibit huge number of fake warnings related to security alerts, technical support services and exiting offers and discount on commercial products. Moreover, it modifies Windows registry to invade its own files and registry to get deep inside the background of the system to produce more vulnerabilities. As Trojan.Broluxa mainly attacks on web browsers installed in the system like Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox etc to accomplish unauthorized tasks. It often messes up overall browser’s setting to redirect requested URL by innocent user to new tab/homepage of virulent site.
1-987-612-3450 popup is a malicious domain that displays fake notifications on the browsers screen and displays a lot of pop-up and ads on the famous browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox. It usually gets installed through the Free software downloads, opening of junk email attachments, online gaming sites etc. When it is installed in your computer it will display fake security alerts like your computer has serious issues and you can click on the link to fix the problems, once you click on the link it will redirect you to a webpage which will provide a Toll free number and ask you to use their Tech customer services and by this they used to generate money. It hijacks your web browsers and monitors on your online activity and steals your confidential data and many others browsers related information from your computer. These information can be further used by cyber criminals for illegal use. It consumes your system resources and modifies your system browsers settings without your permission. It open a backdoor for other malware and potentially unwanted programs to installs in your computer. 1-987-612-3450 popup degrades the performance of your speed and changes the registry settings of the computer.
Search Know adware is a virus infection that adds itself as a browser extension as an add-on in all popular web-browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Safari etc. After invading into a computer system, this adware program generates intrusive online advertisements, banner injection, commercial deals, coupons and conversion of random words of the web-page into hyperlinks. Browser extensions are generally considered helpful that enhances browsing experience and enhances browser functionality to unlimited level and it was introduced in 2010 by Google Chrome for the first time. But these days the browser extensions are used not to enhance the user’s browsing experience but as a tool by the cyber cheaters by implementing add-ons that promotes fake ads and other non-useful malicious programs. Search Know adware is in this way a vicious element that could trick the computer users to install by misguiding them that they are useful, helpful and totally free but it is just opposite in disguise and always brings trouble (for more details please refer Consequences part in the next section).
Search Know adware is also able to download additional files, they will automatically install within the web browser and will silently change its settings. The adware programs that are generated on the computer browser’s screen may also contain an inline texts such as “brought to you by Search Know adware”, “ads by Search Know adware” and “powered by Search Know adware” or any such type of other texts. Once this adware infection is detected on the system, its user should remove it immediately before it creates further problems.
MyTelevisionHQ is a risky adware virus that takes over your internet browsers under its control. Its an suspicious website which constantly pops up when you are surfing online and it starts redirect problems. MyTelevisionHQ has power to change the browser’s default settings and add several add-ons or extensions to the browser in order to hijack the homepage, search engine and new tab. This adware seems normal in first sight and the search engine works similar to another search engine. MyTelevisionHQ is transmitted through junk emails that contain malicious links and infected attachments. Once it successfully get installed into your system, your web browsing experience will be seriously affected and become worse.
If you request to search something by using MyTelevisionHQ , it only gives you fake and irrelevant results. This fake search engine is used to promote products and ads by redirecting users to certain suspicious web pages which are full of ads, links and banners. These ads takes huge part of the system resource and finally leads to system crash. Some of MyTelevisionHQ ads or links might contain different kinds of malware or viruses and your single clicking on them may lead to more threats infections. It even track user’s browsing history and distributes it to remote hackers. MyTelevisionHQ poses a dangerous threat to any computer or system and should be terminated immediately by using a good antivirus software.
PWS:Win32/Dyzap.F is classify as Trojan Horse which comes to your system automatically without your permission. It can comes to your system silently and tried to hide it self in the background of your system. If your computer is infected with this malware then you will not able to access any files in a normal way. It can be speread by when you download any free software, online video games, illegal websites etc. You will not able to start and shut down your system in a proper way. PWS:Win32/Dyzap.F can steal your personal data such as bank account detail, login ID, password, cookies etc and then make illegal benefits. It comes out when to try to open your web browser such as Yahoo, Google chrome, Bing, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer etc. It is a nasty and tricky program which will steal your all personal information and earn money from you. It can modify your registry settings and you will get some errors into your system. It is created by cyber criminal which runs on back-door of your system and create shortcut files. It can redirected you to some unwanted or unfamiliar websites to create web traffic and make money from you.
C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe is a stubborn computer infection which is fully capable of destroying your PC security and invite more viruses and threats. As long as it will stay on your PC, it activates its harmful activities silently to to harm your system and benefit the cyber criminal. This potential virus is very powerful to take over your system’s processes and make the windows tasks serve remote attacker. C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe damages your important files in Registry to induce serious safety bugs, then the remote cyber criminals get a chance to deliver infections such as worm, hijacker, adware and ransomware to damage your system. The longer it stays on your computer, more risks will you need to bear..
Basically, C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe will overall consume CPU to slow system running and system freezing or death. All your operations will become abnormal, when you run a program, ransom error may occur and tells you that the modules of your system has been lost; when you surfing the web, many of websites will be flooded with unwanted ads and redirects to insecure websites instantly. when you start up or shut down system, it takes forever to complete, etc. Besides the terrible system performance, you also have to undergo severe issues such as financial loss and identity theft if C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe cannot be removed in time. So its removal is urgently required, for that you should use a good antivirus software and follow the automatic removal process.
URL:Mal C:\Windows\Explorer.exe is nasty virus that belongs to Trojan Horse category that runs on the system background and affects your system very badly. Once it is installed in your system then it will create a lot of hidden files and changes windows registry settings. It is generally distributed to the computer via junk email attachments, free softwares downloads. Mostly this virus enters through Malicious websites and online shopping websites and does not need your approval to enter into system. It silently activates itself in system damages various files and folders of the system. This Trojan has the potential to disables your anti-virus and firewall programs and open a backdoor for other infections like spyware, keyloggers, malware and hijacker to get complete access over your computer. It hijacks your web browsers and modifies the browsers settings of the system. Your confidential data is at risk as this Trojan may monitor on your online activity and steal your confidential data. The Collected data may be sent to the hijacker for illegal use. URL:Mal C:\Windows\Explorer.exe corrupts your computer resources and sometimes forces you to format your computer. A lot of desktop shortcut will be created on your computer screen without your approval and displays unexpected error while opening of document or file.
MyBrowser 1.0.2V02.11 is a virus that can be categorized as a PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program). This virus contains suspicious traits and after this virus makes an invasion into the computer system, it generates numerous adwares, pop-up ads, and injects commercial banners on the browser’s screen. It is able to attack most used web-browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Google Chrome. All these malicious programs associated with this PUP presents itself to be a useful service like online shopping, software updates, browser plug-ins and cyber security services, but all of these useful and legitimate-looking services are fake indeed and they gives an invitation to further threats. A novice or innocent users may get trapped easily due to this notorious and malicious program. e.g, an adware generated by MyBrowser 1.0.2V02.11 may generate a pop-up ad related to a fake online shop that provokes the user to visit an unknown site and make the shopping. The user may be victimized financially as even after paying the money, the shopped items could not be delivered. The site visited by the victim user will later be disappeared and its publisher leaves no clue behind to get detected even if the victim approaches to the Police.
The author of MyBrowser 1.0.2V02.11 uses very tricky technique for the distribution of the virus and the more information about how it enters is available in the next section of the article. The Pup is added as a browser extension and it should be surely removed from the infected computer system to avoid further problems and risks.
Threat Name : Phishing Protector Ads
Type : Adware
Affected OS : Almost all version of Windows
Affected browsers : Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari
Phishing Protector Ads pretends as alternative to Web Protector that performs free, useful and updated protection against phishing pages, phishing attacks and put an end to visiting malicious domain. But actually it is advertisement supported suspicious Adware program designed by cyber offender with the intention of earning money. This threat triggers many unwanted advertisement and pop-ups on computer by analyzing user’s interest. Usually, it comes in bundled with rogue browser extension and freeware/shareware. Clicking on its intrusive ads and pop-up redirects the user to some dubious sites. Phishing Protector Ads attacks on web browsers installed in the system as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox etc by making modification in default settings to accomplish evil desire.
Trojan:JS/HideLink.A is nasty virus that belongs to Trojan Horse category and affects your operating system and even harms your Hardware parts. It gets installed in the system through Spam email attachments, torrents downloads and generally bundled with free programs downloaded from unethical websites. It takes the advantage of not updated security programs to enter to the PC without letting you know. Once this Trojan gets activated in your computer then it will change your system background settings and windows registry settings of computer. It will bring other infections like rootkit, keyloggers, spyware, malware, hijacker and many other infection onto your computer. It may hijacks your web browsers and monitors on your online activity to steal your sensitive data like online banking passwords, IP address, credit and debit card details and many others browsers related information. These informations can be further used by cyber crooks for marketing and illegal use. Its main aim is to open a backdoor for hijackers to perform its criminal activities and you may face financial loss. It injects many potentially unwanted programs in your computer and destroy the vital files and folders stored in the computer and displays unexpected errors while opening file. Trojan:JS/HideLink.A can disables your anti-virus programs and will bring other malware onto your PC without your approval.