Last night while watching S2-E2 of “White Collar” on Netflix my Avast antivirus started popping up repeatedly that a threat was detected:

Infection: VBS:Bicololo-CE [Trj]

I shut down the tab it was streaming on and updated/scanned with Malwarebytes. Nothing found. I tried to watch the end of that episode several times and the same thing kept happening. Any ideas?

What is VBS:Bicololo-CE [Trj]?

According to some antiviruses (MacAfee and Avast), VBS:Bicololo-CE [Trj] is a Trojan horse that can affect various operating systems including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and more. It was first discovered in 2013 and still has influence over the years. This dangerous Trojan is often distributed via spam e-mails, malicious or hacked web pages, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), peer-to-peer networks, etc. You should pay attention to all these channels in case VBS:Bicololo-CE [Trj] gets in your computer without your knowledge. Read More →

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Hello,

Whenever I start the Chrome browser, it opens to esurf.biz instead of google.com which is set as my homepage. Once I go to another site, the homepage button does bring up google. The browser was also popping up false virus warnings…

What is Esurf.biz?

Esurf.biz is a browser redirect that can compromise different kinds of browsers including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Mozilla Firefox. It often comes bundled with freeware or shareware uploaded by the third party. Those software are usually packaged with additional contents. You should be cautious when you install suspected software to your computer. Besides, clicking suspicious links or random ads on hacked websites may also cause infections that cause browser redirect. You should be very cautious when surfing the internet. Read More →

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Hi all, my computer seemed infected by some malware. So I ran a scan for my system. And then Kaspersky found the Trojan Win32.Inject.vktx but couldn’t remove it. How do I remove it? Thank you in advance for your help.

What is Trojan Win32.Inject.vktx?

Trojan Win32.Inject.vktx is regarded as a dangerous infection that will cause a series of problems to the infected computer. Designed by cyber criminals, this Trojan infection can affect computers running Windows OS. If you find this dangerous infection in your computer, you should take immediate actions to solve it.

Commonly, this Trojan is spread in various ways. It is distributed via spam emails, peer to peer share files, infected software, malicious links and pop-ups, etc. Once inside, it will compromise and corrupt your system files. Besides, there are still some other harmful activities performed by this Trojan. Read More →

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MSE has indicated that my computer was infected with BrowserModifier:Win32/KipodToolsCby.  I picked up this virus possibly through a download of a free FLV downloader. I tried deleting all software that was not familiar to me and what I thought was possibly the cause of the infection and ran McAfee, but this virus was still there. How do I remove it?

What is BrowserModifier:Win32/KipodToolsCby?

BrowserModifier:Win32/KipodToolsCby is a Potentially Unwanted Program which has ability to mess up your internet browsers and even cause other problems like these:

  • It can change browser homepage and search engine;
  • It can redirect your web page to other suspected or malicious websites;
  • It can add web toolbars and extensions to your internet browsers automatically;
  • It can install other unwanted programs to your computer without asking permission;
  • It can keep track of your browsing data and collect your IP or important login details.

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I downloaded a copy of Audacity audio processing program. It appears that I have also downloaded unwanted Adware.

Whenever I run IE I get a warning from Kaspersky.

I choose the “delete” option for each of the three files, but the warning returns next time I start IE. How do I clean out the Adware altogether?

What is Adware.JS.Znooser?

Adware.JS.Znooser is an adware infection that will sneaks into your computer without your knowledge and permission via infected software, spam emails, torrent files, or corrupt websites. This adware has ability to affect Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, and Windows Vista. Once inside, it will generate a variety of deceptive and nasty advertisements to your computer.

Some antivirus programs also recognize it as a Trojan infection that may bring more damages to your system and lead to a serious of troubles. Here are some examples.

  • It can change your browser settings and mess up your browsing activity;
  • It can trigger random popups and redirects to your web browsers;
  • It can modify or even delete your system files;
  • It can download malicious files or codes to your computer;
  • It can exploit loopholes and open backdoor for other malware infection;
  • It can take up memory space and system resources;
  • It can record your browsing history and steal your important login details;
  • It can download more threats to your computer and slow your computer.

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Norton Anti-virus says my laptop is infected with Backdoor.Tidserv!inf and it needs to be manually removed. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.

What is Backdoor.Tidserv!inf?

Backdoor.Tidserv!inf is a high risk backdoor trojan that can affect many computers running Windows OS. It has ability to damage your computer and steal your confidential information. So once you find this infection in your computer, you should remove it in no time.

Backdoor.Tidserv!inf breaks into a PC without asking permission and then starts its destructive activities. It is often distributed via peer to peer files sharing tools, spam email attachments, video codecs, and other infected free software downloads and installs process. Once infiltrated, this Trojan will steal banking details or intercept users’ online transaction. Apart from that, it can do what other Trojan do to damage your PC. For example – Read More →

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I am struggling with a nasty malware since last week…The malware activated and create .exe files to C:\USERS/PUBLIC folder and its all sub-folders. Hangs mouse or stuck mouse pointer… I have tested with Avira, MBAM and other tools – they detect it and delete it but again it come back within 24 hours!

What is Win32.Brontok.NB (B)?

Win32.Brontok.NB (B) is recognized as a malware that sneaks into your computer via infected software, spam emails, intrusive links, suspicious websites, and peer to peer share files. Once inside, it can damage the compromised computers in various aspects.

  • It can delete important system files;
  • It can falsify Windows registry entries;
  • It can infect other programs installed on computer;
  • It can trigger more computer threats;
  • It can record your keystrokes and collect your important data;
  • It can destroy your defense system and weaken your firewall;
  • It can change your browser settings…

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Somehow this program has gotten onto my computer and I cannot figure out how to get it off. I have already uninstalled it from the Control Panel and tried other instructions, however it still runs …I’m getting very frustrated because I have no idea how it got on my computer in the first place and now it just keeps on popping up no matter what I do to get rid of it. Does anyone know how to uninstall it?

What is CompuClever PC Clean Maestro?

CompuClever PC Clean Maestro is presented as a PC optimizer that claims to clean your PC and safeguard your system. However, it is recognized as rogue software by many famous antivirus software. It can be downloaded from some third party websites or alongside other software. Once installed, it will bring a series of problems. For example:

  • It may modify your system start-up settings without your permission.
  • It may occupy your system or internal resource and slow your computer;
  • It may degrade your computer performance and damage your hard disk;
  • It may display misleading security alerts to trick your money;
  • It may corrupt your routine applications and download malware to your computer…

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I need help removing this from my computer.  The computer is slow when browsing but is usually very quick…

Rogue:JS/FakeCall.D has been detected in your PC? Had difficulty in permanently removing it? Want to get rid of this dangerous Trojan infection? Please follow the Trojan removal guide to get rid of it.

About Rogue:JS/FakeCall.D

Rogue:JS/FakeCall.D is a risky Trojan horse infecting that penetrates into vulnerable computers stealthily. It is mainly created to spread spams and scams like virus warning, firewall warning, system alert, and tech support scam. This Trojan is usually propagated through many channels such as spam emails, pornographic websites and free downloads, and even social network service. Read More →

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Your antivirus has discovered a Trojan:JS/Hidelink.a in your computer? Had difficulty in permanently removing it? Other computer problems are aroused altogether? This post will offer you effective Trojan removal guide.

Introduction of Trojan:JS/Hidelink.a

Trojan:JS/Hidelink.a is a dangerous computer virus that has been included into Trojan Horse family. It is a malicious JavaScript file that can open hidden content as you browse a website. It then looks for certain vulnerability in your system to conduct a future attack. Commonly, this Trojan virus can affect computers running Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, and even Windows 10. It is a perilous infection that you should be careful with. Read More →

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