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Misspelled Malwarebytes (Malwerbyte) is Ransomware

You've probably heard of the popular anti-malware program called Malwarebytes. Recently, there's been a misspelled version of the app going around called Malwerbyte, which has ransomware hidden in it. The ransomware it contains is called DetoxCrypto, and there's already a second variant dubbed Calipso. The two variants of ransomware were first discovered back in August. [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:53:45+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Virus Removal: boo/cidox.b

The boo/cidox.b virus can cause various problems on your system, including installing itself into the bootsector of your computer, the Master Boot Record (MBR). It can cause BSODs (Blue Screen Of Death), making your system inoperable. I recently had a client infected with this and their computer was getting a BSOD with a 0x50 PAGE_FAULT_IN_NONPAGED_AREA [...]

Removal Of FBI Moneypak Win32/Reveton Virus Ransomware

I've run into this nasty virus a couple of times and it can be a real pain to remove. At first, it seems fairly innocent, even though it causes a huge problem for the end user. It basically takes your computer hostage, what's called ransomware. When you boot up your computer, you entire screen gets [...]

By | 2016-10-16T15:59:30+00:00 December 5th, 2012|Categories: Ransomware, Security|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |1 Comment
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