All posts by Emre

It’s a Scam!

Ring, ring… ‘’Hello, who is this?’’ ‘’Hi, my name is Jack and I am calling from the company Onis, a software company that provides antivirus solutions.’’ ‘’Yes, and how can I help you? ‘’Well, our data shows that you PC has been infected with a very dangerous malware that can make serious damage to your ...

Release notes: In 2019 let’s clean that malware, shall we?

Maybe last year we have been quiet but this year we will be loud. So, we yell: REMOVE that malware MAKE that PC clean WE want a fast scan WE don’t want malware! You know how they say, send out positive energy to the universe and the universe will give you back more. Well, we ...

ZAM 3.0 Release Notes: You Can Now Scan Your PC in Safe Mode Too!

With the help from all of you, our hard work on ZAM 3.0 continues. Thanks to your comments, we realized that many of you were sad that the Safe Mode scanning feature was not available in ZAM 2.0. So, you will be happy to learn that we changed this. From now on, with ZAM 3.0, ...

ZAM 3.0 Release Notes: The New Version Is All About You

The progress on the beta version of our ZAM 3.0 is going great! All thanks to you, guys. However, there is still hard work to be done. New ZAM 3.0 is all about you! In other words, we put our product road-map in your hands. You will lay foundations and then it is up to us ...

Here is What Businesses Need to Know: Security Trends for 2019

2018 was a year that brought major breaches pretty much every week. So, in May, GDPR came into force as necessary means in protecting companies and their clients. Cyber security is still an important issue that troubles business world. As it seems, businesses will need to invest more resources and energy, if they wish to ...

2018 Cyber Security Overview

Christmas time is behind us and we are heading towards New Year, so we decided to take a moment, look back at 2018 and remember the major security trends:   From .exe Files to Package and Deploy Malware One of the most significant trends we saw early 2018 is the ongoing shift away from using ...

Release Notes: Enjoy new Zemana Mobile Antivirus Cloud Scanner

The Zemana team (small but strong!)  pushes out new features, improvements and bug fixes based solely upon your feedback. To all our work and the improvements in ZMA that you see we  give credit to you aaaaaaand a little bit to us as well. Up until now, to be honest we haven't done such a great ...

The Scariest Month of the Year

Snow, Christmas movies on TV, Christmas trees, tea and big sweaters… These are all things that probably come to our mind when we say December. The festive season is approaching, and we feel certain coziness and warmth inside us. ‘’A month of lights, snow, and feasts. A time to make amends and tie up loose ...

Facebook Account Mysteriously Hacked: The Police Was Not Able To Help

As we all know, social media can take all our free time and even create addiction.  This was the case with one Australian software support specialist, who recently decided to deactivate her Facebook account precisely to fight her social media addiction. However, several months later, the account mysteriously appeared. Different Password According to 9news.com, an ...

This is What You Should Avoid This Shopping Season

Holiday shopping season is finally here and many of us can't wait to surprise our loved ones with new things. Some of us are looking forward to spoiling ourselves too. 😊 Black Friday, Thanksgiving, Christmas shopping – these are all around the corner. New data shows that 91 percent of the people shopping this weekend ...

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WannaCry: Still Threatening To Make You Cry

One and a half year later, WannaCry ransomware is still considered as one of the most serious threats in cyber world as well as the most widespread in the ransomware family. According to statistics, it has attacked 74,621 users worldwide. Biggest Ransomware Epidemic in History In May 2017, WannaCry caused one of the biggest ransomware ...

Modern Day Assassination Tool: Spyware

What is Spyware? As the name itself suggests, spyware is a malicious software used to spy on someone’s privacy. It can be used to capture data through screenshots or webcam captures. Another common way is through a technique called keylogging. This technique allows the malicious software to record every keystroke made by the user, which ...

A Leading Media Company, Media Prima Attacked by Ransomware

Ransomware Hits Again It seems the situation is not getting any better because there are more and more major companies and networks reporting to have been victims of ransomware attacks. The most recent one is Malaysia’s leading media company, Media Prima, a company that runs TV, radio channels, newspapers and digital media. In the past ...

All You Need to Know About Cerber Ransomware

What is Cerber ransomware? Cerber is one of the most active kinds of ransomware. It encrypts the files of its victims and demands money in exchange for giving access to their files back. It works even if you are not connected to the Internet, so you can’t stop it by unplugging your PC. Just like ...

New Wave of Browser Hijackers

New Phishing Campaign A new phishing campaign that was redirecting users to a browser hijacker has been discovered recently. The attackers used fake alert messages to trick the users into thinking they are infected with malware. After that, scared users called the number that was shown in the notifications asking for technical support to help ...

New Banking Malware Found on Google Play

New Target – Users From Brazil Malware authors have always used different apps to disguise Banking Trojans and place them on Google Play Store. Security researchers have found a new strain of malware targeting banking apps on Android devices. This time a new malware banking family is targeting users from Brazil. It is distributed through ...

What is GoldenEye Ransomware?

GoldenEye has often been referred to as the king of ransomware, because it is considered as probably the worst ransomware ever created. GoldenEye is a variant of the notorious Petya ransomware that also takes advantage of the same EternalBlue exploit to spread from one device to another. It encrypts the entire hard disk drive and ...

What is Citadel Malware?

Citadel is a toolkit for distributing malware and managing botnets making it super easy to produce ransomware and infect systems one after another with pay-per-install programs. Citadel was designed to steal personal information, including banking and financial information from its victims. The Citadel Trojan, based on the Zeus source code, constructs a botnet consisting of ...

What is Alpha Crypt Virus?

Alpha Crypt is a file-encrypting ransomware program that targets all version of Windows. It is a variant of Tesla Crypt ransomware. It was first released at the end of April 2015. Alpha Crypt usually targets different video games. Some of the targets are: RPG Maker, Call of Duty, Dragon Age, StarCraft, MineCraft, World of Warcraft, ...