malware

Forum discussion tagged with malware.
  1. T

    Question I got a blackmail email, what do i do?

    I got an email that came straight to my inbox and they listed one of my passwords (which i have now changed on all sites I can think of), saying that they had put malware and keyloggers and stuff on xvideos (a porn site if you didnt know) and that theyd captured video from the webcam and...
  2. A

    Question Lenovo Y530 suddenly became incredibly slow, continues to be after Windows reinstall

    I have a Lenovo Y530 for 15 months now (i7-8750H, 1050Ti, 32GB RAM, SSD+HDD onboard). Some days ago the computer suddenly became incredibly slow, I can't even scroll on a webpage without it lagging, and it has major problems doing basic Photoshop tasks or even light gaming. I suspected I might...
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    Solved! Phone keeps opening tab/displaying ads on its own

    Been dealing with this for a few weeks now, but my phone will randomly open Chrome (and, if I'm already in Chrome, a new tab) to some website about downloading a crypto browser app. Then two days ago, I also started getting some drop down ad on my screen itself of some not-Facebook ad (It's...
  4. frostin71

    Question Laggy Virus

    So, I was downloading some files like normal. And my pc started slowing down alot! I looked in task manager and there was 39 processes of something called " Histironic " and " Playoffs " I know where they are located. Its located in a hidden folder named " Sazuki " in Program Files x86. Ive...
  5. Me. Opanak

    Question Safe search malware

    So I got a malware called safe search... I got a weird map in program files x86 called "zmGGNKQwe" and I cant delete it and it says it runs in some other app, something like that, I can't see details on that or even find a process of that mater. If someone can solve this I whoud like a...
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    Question Accidentally clicked on suspicious link

    A couple of days ago, someone I followed on tumblr’s account was hacked. Like a idiot I clicked on a link in a post in private mode (I used Firefox) that sent me to a website called cutt.us. I quickly closed the page and then changed my tumblr password, deleted my history, deleted some cookies...
  7. DCB007

    Solved! Virus in my laptop

    I downloaded something from torrent . After that I installed that. When that completed , my doc and pfd files had extra extension “.hese” and a new window was popping up again and again with address:- “www.goodcaster.com”. Areadme file also was there with them, in which it was written that your...
  8. Nighty_z

    Question When i alt+tab, theres a weird blued out tab called "Worker Process".

    Okay.. so this started happening to me about 5 days ago. I noticed it yesterday. When i alt tabbed, a weird blued out tab was visible, called "Worker Process". When i took a screen shot to inspect it, it looked like some scam ad.I have uninstalled every program im not using,dont remember...
  9. Ginko-san

    Question Safari downloads random ZIP file

    So, I've been experiencing something weird. Safari has downloaded a random ZIP file twice so far. The download was made while browsing Facebook and WhatsApp respectively. The ZIP file is called 2018-2019.zip and contains an alias. I did not open the alias file, however, the properties window...