Worm.regdir_ore.ac is a malicious and self-replicating worm. Usually, a worm can perform active attacks via internet distribution; hence it is known as a malicious computer threat. As a new release threat, Worm.regdir_ore.ac infection is able to reside in active memory and duplicate itself after infiltrating computers. The appearing of this worm infection indicates that your computer system is at high risk and Worm.regdir_ore should be removed without any hesitation. The removal operation will save the infected computer more or less from further damage.
This worm can infiltrate a system with ease thru cyber network and spam email, or any other approaches. Apart from replicating itself, worm.regdir_ore.ac automatically connects itself to the internet environment, takes advantage of the address information in your files or shared networking to spread itself. It can perform its malicious attack independently. Continue reading
Browser hijacker is a stubborn and frustrated issue all the time. It often affect a browser without notification and permission. How do you know if it’s happened to you? There are several signs that may remind you if there is a browser hijacking. For example,
- Your operating system might seem generally slow;
- Your web pages are slow to load every time you browsing webs.
- Your browser is behaving oddly or perhaps your homepage is suddenly different (and you’ve never seen the website before);
- You get an error or pop-up ad encouraging you to download software that you never asked for;
- Your search engine has been changed and you’re redirected to different websites.
- Your computer gets browser toolbars you haven’t seen before or advertisements are popping up multiple times.
1. Caller Claims To Be With Microsoft
Microsoft support scams are a type of social engineering attack, which succeeds not through attackers’ technical sophistication, but rather by tricking people via smooth talking and playing on their fears. In Jacoby’s case, he said the caller pretended to be from a department–non-existent, by the way–at Microsoft that was following up indications that his computer was either broken or had been infected by malware. Continue reading
The real benefit of anti-virus protection is directly related to the consequences of not having anti-virus software. The internet is not a secure place by any means, and even the most tech-savvy users have a relatively high likelihood of downloading some form of malware or becoming the victim of an identity-stealing scam just by going online occasionally.
The word “hacker” derives from the seventeenth century word of a “lusty laborer” who harvested fields by dogged and rough swings of his hoe. Although the idea of “hacking” has existed long before the term “hacker”—with the most notable example of Lightning Ellsworth, it was not a word that the first programmers used to describe themselves. In fact, many of the first programmers were from engineering or physics backgrounds.
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Malware, short for malicious software, is any software used to disrupt computer operations, gather sensitive information, gain access to private computer systems, or display unwanted advertising. Malware is defined by its malicious intent, acting against the requirements of the computer user, and does not include software that causes unintentional harm due to some deficiency. The term badware is sometimes used, and applied to both true (malicious) malware and unintentionally harmful software.
In the first week of 2016, computer users are still troubled by different kind of computer threats from dubious sites. According to information by AVG, fake download pages and scam pages are still popular nowadays. Almost every computer green hand had the experience of being cheated by those sites. It is quite necessary to know how to avoid getting such online threats.
Be careful about fake Adobe Flash Player update
Many users have seen such a page pops up on their browsers frequently as a new tab or small windows. They are misled to think that such a update is necessary to get better browsing experience and installed the file downloaded from it. However, they have no idea that such a pop-up is actually an ad, it promotes installers of unwanted programs in the name of flash player update. The adware developers earn pay-per-download revenue. Users who get malware by installing the file will only receive more invitation of unwanted plugins and extensions, some of them can be installed even without your permission. It is a circle that malware in your PC brings more malware, and your computer performance and browsing experience are surely ruined. Continue reading