LambdaLocker is a new ransomware virus that encrypts files using AES-256 and SHA-256 algorithm. This ransomware is hardly any different from other similar malware and uses same scheme. After penetration, the Labdablocker adds the name of each encrypted file with .lambda_l0cked extension. Next, cybercriminals alert victims via ransom note which is set as desktop wallpaper.
MacWizz is a potentially unwanted program for Mac OS similar to InstallWizz, SurfBuyer, MediaDownloader, and Wishapp. Once launched, MacWizz starts to fill the Internet pages with supposedly useful advertisement. It displays pop-up, coupon, banner related to lucrative offers. For instance, when you are looking for some product by visiting online store like Amazon or Best Buy, the program will show you best deals and competitive prices.
Regardless of the fact that Mac is the most advanced protective operation system, the Mac adware is rare, but it does exist. Adware is the thriving kind of malware that can bombard you with ads and spy on your web browsing. Today we look at one of them called SurfBuyer (Mac). The fraudulent scheme of the program has been developed in order to encourage people to use their deceptive application. SurfBuyer crawls into your system disguised as a tool for displaying best suggestions from online stores.
“You have a ZEUS virus” is a fake scam message displayed within your browser. This pop-up states that your computer is infected with Zeus virus. Moreover, the malware threats to delete all files from your hard drive in case you close the error message. Actually, it’s a complete lie. You can keep ignoring fake alert notification caused by “You have a ZEUS virus” pop-up but remember that this deceptive application impacts your PC to act sluggishly or for your web browser to freeze.
Some of the users install Zwhip in the hope of getting free access to pay services like Hulu, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, or Pandora. It has been well said that there’s no such thing as a free lunch. That old saying applies fully to Zwhip which is adware program, in fact. The showing a lot of annoying ads will be main task of program work. The trick is that the Zwhip changes your system’s DNS servers to its own ones. Therefore, even fully removal of this infection, without fixing network settings won’t relieve from the problem.