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Learn practical rules for safe online behavior, including the use of strong secure passwords, protecting privacy on social networks, avoiding spam and phishing.

Australian Federal Police (AFP) Ukash Virus – Description and Removal Advice

Victim geolocation being today’s big trend in the cybercrime world, the ransomware version attacking Australian users came out in summer 2013. Similarly to its U.S.-based (the FBI Moneypak virus) and British counterparts (PCeU, Metropolitan British Police infections), the Australian Federal Police (AFP)...

Guide to Remove Metropolitan British Police Ransomware Virus

The Metropolitan British Police virus is one of the series of sophisticated geographically localized ransomware threats (FBI MoneyPak, PCeU malware) affecting computers at a steadily increasing rate for months now. The large-scale campaign behind this infection involves a complex infrastructure of web...

Police Central e-Crime Unit (PCeU) Ukash/Paysafecard Virus: Ransomware Analysis and Removal

Following the influx of the FBI MoneyPak ransomware variants, yet another type of extortion technique came to be in June 2012, pretending to emanate from the Police Central e-Crime Unit, part of the British Metropolitan Police Service. Mainly targeting UK users through determining the victim’s IP location,...

FBI MoneyPak Virus: “Your computer has been locked by the FBI”

An aggressive ransomware campaign involving the so-called FBI MoneyPak virus (Reveton Trojan, Citadel, Trojan.Ransomlock.R) has been reportedly hitting computer users since 2012 and still appears to stick to a steady propagation pattern despite considerable international law enforcement effort to cease the...

Remove FBI MoneyPak Virus if Safe Mode Doesn’t Work

Cyber criminals are constantly improving and refining their virus code; recent versions of this Trojan block Windows Safe Mode functions described in our previous post. In the article that follows we will show how to remove the FBI ransomware with the help of SurfRight HitmanPro. This instruction addresses...

How to remove Facebook malware

Malware distribution in social networks appears to be turning into a steadily growing trend. This tutorial encompasses the description of the most common patterns of malware propagation on Facebook, and provides tips on how to eliminate the risk to enjoy social networking to the fullest. Criminals are...

What to do if your Facebook account gets hacked?

The ‘WHO Radio’ Wise Guys Brian Gongol and Dan Adams are discussing the Facebook account hack issue to help you in case you find out that your Facebook account has gotten compromised, providing specific tips to take care of this breach and prevent it from happening in the future. So how do you find out...

Create, save and store secure passwords: Interview with David Emm, Kaspersky Lab.

David Emm is a Senior Security Researcher at Kaspersky Lab. Today we’re gonna be talking about password security, and David’s here with some great advice on how to keep secure your passwords to the websites and applications that you use and avoid getting hacked or losing control of your account....

Prevent and report phishing scam emails

A lot of people have been talking about phishing recently, what is it and how can we prevent it? You may have heard of phishing, it’s a leading cause of the online identity theft. But what is phishing? It’s a type of scam that involves individuals using Emails designed to look like they came from a...

Shop safely online

It’s important to know how to shop safely online. Online shopping is a great resource, allowing you to order products from the comfort of your home or office and have them shipped directly to you. Online retailers frequently need your personal information, such as home address, phone number and...