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Remove Adware Generic_r.KF infection

Adware Generic_r.KF stands for a sample of unwanted code referring to a family of malicious apps whose objective is delivering advertisements in one’s web browser and implementing the schemes for traffic generation to dubious online resources. The ‘KF’ component of the malware signature structure denotes a specific piece of adware, while the corresponding massive family is flagged as ‘Adware Generic_r’, where the final part may vary depending on the particular pest type.

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Techniques for Malware Persistence. Part 3.

Jake Williams: So, service failover is the next technique we’re going to talk about. Services failovers are all kinds of cool. We can take an existing service, a legitimate service; I think every forensics professional here knows you got to go through the service – we’re not interested in that. We’re looking at using an actual service failover. So we’re going to piggyback on an existing service, maybe even something cool like antivirus – that’s a big one that you always want to attack. I always liked to attack an antivirus.

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Techniques for Malware Persistence. Part 2.

Jake Williams: How many of you guys are government employees or card-carrying members of the infamous CatCard? Yeah, it’s cool – I wouldn’t raise my hand either. So, one of the emails that we got – this is really interesting – actually involved some of the CatCard reader software installed on the “Golden Images” all around some US Government organizations. And so, what turns out is when you put your card in, then it launches the program to handle it.

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Wipe the Drive Dude! Techniques for Malware Persistence

Jake Williams: Hi! I’m Jake Williams. I’m a Principal Forensic Analyst for CSRgroup; I’m a SANS Forensics 610 Instructor – that’s, not surprisingly, malware. I’m doing research right now on cloud forensics, and I like to break poorly written software because…who doesn’t?

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Remove Minerd.exe process to prevent resource overuse

Operating system overwhelmed by a single process called Minerd.exe? PC growing insufferably slow due to this activity? Learn what this executable is, how it may be abused by cyber crooks, and how to get rid of it for the sake of normal computer usage experience.

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How to remove Nengine.dll error popup

This guide is meant to shed light on the issue of nengine.dll error popping up after Windows startup and at random as the computer is working. You will learn the reasons for this unwanted activity, the additional problems that might occur along the way if the bug is left unattended, and the effective fix applicable for this scenario.

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Updated Web Site to Correct Browser Issues

Corrected some graphics issues on our web site when viewing pages using the older Internet Explorer browsers. Everything should display correctly for Firefox, Apple Safari 3, IE 6 and 7 Browsers. If you see any other graphic issues on this web site, please let us know.

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ScaryBear Software Launches Updated Web Site

ScaryBear Software launches an updated web site with a simplified interface to make it easier for customers to find and review applications.

Changes:

  • Cleaner look that displays elements consistently on the popular web browsers
  • For each product, we condensed the Overview, Download, Screenshots, and Purchase pages to a single web page
  • The forums bulletin board wasn’t very active with users, so we removed it for maintanence reasons
  • Added a separate “News” page that has more room for verbose descriptions of news and update information
  • Updated shopping cart forms for easier use
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Modified Credit Card Processing

In the past, we’ve used VeriSign as our credit card processor for purchases made from our web site. Since VeriSign has been bought out by PayPal, the two companies have been merging and consolidating their credit card processing offerings. As such, we’ve decided to switch to the well established PayPal payment processing system. This will allow customer who have PayPal accounts to use them for software purchases. If you don’t have a PayPal account, you can still purchase our software with the PayPal’s payment processing system using your credit card (you don’t need a PayPal account to buy our software). Thus, customers can still buy our software using their Visa, Mastercard, or AmEx cards and have immediate payment processing and purchase fullfillment.