Advanced tools: Process Hacker

A quick introduction to Process Hacker which is a powerful tool that can be used for troubleshooting, debugging, and reverse engineering.

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Browlock flies under the radar with complete obfuscation

A new browlock (browser locker) steps up the game once more with soup to nuts obfuscation. Learn more about how it works and what you can do to protect against it.

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How to tighten security and increase privacy on your browser

Is your browser secure and private enough by design or do you need to worry about security, privacy, fingerprinting, ads, and cookies yourself?

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Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.

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Mass WordPress compromises redirect to tech support scams

Thousands of WordPress sites have been injected with the same malicious redirection. We review the infection details and the malicious traffic leading to browser lockers.

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Partnerstroka: Large tech support scam operation features latest browser locker

Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we’ve ever tracked.

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Tech support scammers make browser lockers more resilient

Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers.

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Regaining Control Over Edge

Getting stuck in a loop is no fun especially when it makes your browser unusable. Microsoft Edge has a bigger chance of that happening due to its default settings.

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Browlock Redirects Via Google Image Search

Scammers redirect image search results to display browlock scare pages.

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“Buy $500 antivirus from us,” say cyber-criminals

You’ve paid the ransom. Then you paid them to purge your ‘criminal records’, but cyber crooks are now bullying you to buy a $500 antivirus.

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