Nathan Bookshire

Browser Hijacker

PubSurf Removal Instructions

Fake apps have become so common nowadays as browser hijacker components that many people believe they are no threat at all. The current PubSurf infection is one of several rebrands we’ve seen recently – namely JoisApp, TjboApp and...

Trojan

How to remove the Warmcookie Backdoor Malware

This page is dedicated to educating victims on what Warmcookie does and to its removal. A big thank you for the security researchers who made their information public, including Elastic and Esentire. Without the notice they gave everyone, we...

Trojan

How to Remove Win32 Packunwan Virus

This page was created to address a recent influx of infections with Win32 Packunwan as detected mainly by Windows Defender. Depending on the source you find, you will read either that this is a false positive which will be patched out soon, or that...

Adware

Removal instructions for the CiviApp virus

What is CiviApp? CiviApp is a browser hijacker that also exhibits characteristics of a Trojan Horse. It’s kind of an unorthodox thing to say since these things are quite well separated – one infects the browser, the other background...

Browser Hijacker

OSToday.org Virus

  OSToday.org OSToday.org is a rogue software application that integrates with popular web browsing programs such as Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera and others. OSToday.org tampers with the settings of these browsers and is therefore referred to as a...

News

TodayZoo Phishing Kit Warning in a Recent Microsoft Report

The TodayZoo Phishing Kit Thursday, last week, the Microsoft 365 Defender Threat Intelligence team reported their discovery of a series of phishing campaigns. The campaigns employ a custom phishing kit that comprises code components of several other...