Category - News

This category covers the News section of HowToRemove.Guide. We primarily focus on news in the security and anti-malware industry, but not limited to them, as we have recently engaged in broader interests related to browsers, operating systems and their relationship to hardware.

User experience  has become a driving factor on the internet, merging areas which were once clearly separated. A prime subject in this is the intersection between the user privacy we all covet and how new features introduced to safeguard that privacy can be exploited by malware creators.


In a technological world of rapid change, we at HowToRemove.Guide need to be fully aware of how that world changes to ensure we can be at the driving edge of knowledge on what malware creators can use against every day users.

And the first step to that is to be constantly informed of all coming changes.


Qlocker Ransomware Attack

A large-scale ransomware campaign targeting QNAP devices has been recently reported. Users targeted by the ransomware attacks end up with their files added to 7zip archives that are password-protected so that the user can’t access them. According to...


New Chrome update fixes a week old exploit

Google launched a new update concerning the Chrome web browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Tuesday. The release contains security fixes for several flaws, one of which has reportedly been exploited in the wild. The latter is a vulnerability...


NitroRansomware requests for Discord Gift Codes

The malware strain named NitroRansomware is taking up a different approach towards money extortion. Instead of asking for real money, which most ransomware threats do, it asks its victims to send Discord Nitro gift codes as a ransom. A ransomware...


Lazarus APT Hackers inject RAT malware

A new clever tactic for tricking security mechanisms with the idea of deploying RAT malware on targeted devices has been revealed by security researchers recently. The criminal actor behind this method of attack is a North Korean hacking group known...


Microsoft Exchange servers targeted with cryptojacker

In a new wave of attacks aimed at unpatched Microsoft Exchange servers, cyber criminals have been actively searching the internet for servers that have not yet been updated with the latest Microsoft critical security updates with the idea to exploit...


SolarMarker RAT installed through Google Sites

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) techniques are used by hackers to attract corporate users in what seems like a new malware-infecting tactic. Researchers have revealed that over 100,000 fraudulent Google pages that rank as top results thanks to...