Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?
March 23, 2016 – 03:04 | No Comment
Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?

If you think an application is suspicious, then you might run it in a sandbox, a virtual machine, maybe use a debugger, and watch what it does. And if nothing happens then that means it’s …

RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection
November 30, 2015 – 13:39 | Comments Off on RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection
RogueKiller 11 ships with rewritten kernel driver, ADS detection

French developer Adlice Software has released RogueKiller 11, the latest edition of its powerful malware detection tool.
The new build comes with a completely rewritten kernel driver, delivering more efficient scans and improved reliability for the …

Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus
November 25, 2015 – 05:18 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus
Malwarebytes exposes adware that disables antivirus

Malwarebytes has issued a detailed report explaining the various tricks Vonteera adware uses to compromise your PC – and it makes for uncomfortable reading.
Unwanted adverts, unknown Windows services, modified shortcuts, forced installation of uninstallable Chrome …

Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.
August 27, 2015 – 06:57 | Comments Off on Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.
Easiest malware removal trick. Ever.

Removing malware is often a complex and time-consuming task, even for security experts. But as Bitdefender has reported, sometimes, just occasionally, the most effective technique can be extremely simple.
Like, turn your PC off, and on …

AdwCleaner 5.0 ships with new engine, Windows repair tools
August 15, 2015 – 13:35 | Comments Off on AdwCleaner 5.0 ships with new engine, Windows repair tools
AdwCleaner 5.0 ships with new engine, Windows repair tools

Popular adware hunter AdwCleaner has hit version 5 with the addition of a new and improved generic detections engine.
The program can optionally reset a range of Windows settings – proxies, winsock, TCP/IP, firewall, IPsec, the …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool
July 16, 2015 – 05:05 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0 unveiled, provides on-demand scan-and-remove tool

Security developer Malwarebytes has unveiled Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for Mac 1.0, the company’s first Mac product.
The new app hasn’t been coded from scratch, but is a rebranded (and updated) version of AdwareMedic, which was acquired by …

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4 gets new look, simplified workflow
March 19, 2015 – 19:36 | Comments Off on Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4 gets new look, simplified workflow
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4 gets new look, simplified workflow

Malwarebytes has shipped Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.1.4, a significant update for its popular malware hunter.
The interface has been revamped for a cleaner look with a “toned-down” color scheme. The changes aren’t too drastic – you’ll find …

IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection
January 20, 2015 – 14:21 | Comments Off on IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection
IObit Malware Fighter 3 Free extends browsing protection

IObit Malware Fighter Free has been updated to version 3 with a range of new features and enhancements.
The “Browser Protect” module provides real-time protection for your home and search pages, blocks some malicious sites, eliminates …

Identifying malware with PEStudio
January 19, 2015 – 11:14 | Comments Off on Identifying malware with PEStudio
Identifying malware with PEStudio

There are many technical tools which can help you identify and understand malware, and we used a few of these very recently while investigating Easy Disk Drive Repair.
You don’t have to master all of these …

“Easy Disk Drive Repair” is not what it seems
January 18, 2015 – 06:57 | Comments Off on “Easy Disk Drive Repair” is not what it seems
“Easy Disk Drive Repair” is not what it seems

“Easy Disk Drive Repair” looked like a promising program. “An incredibly easy to use, yet powerful drive repair and maintenance tool”, the developer claimed. Works with all drive types. More than one million downloads, five …

Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool out of beta
November 13, 2014 – 08:32 | Comments Off on Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool out of beta
Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool out of beta

Bitdefender has announced the final release of Bitdefender Adware Removal Tool, its free portable malware hunter.
As with the beta, the finished program is basic in the extreme. There’s no real-time protection, no Explorer integration, no …