Saturday, August 15, 2015

49. Keep your device clean

Gingermaster is a A trojan developed for an Android platform that propagates by installing applications that incorporate a hidden malware for installation in the background. Then it creates a service that steals your information.

Another App from a ethnography website, takes your photo, lock the phone and ask a ransom of 500 USD to unlock your phone and not to make your photo public. 
If you’re getting redirected from browser seeing pop-up ads, unwanted toolbars, or strange Google search results, your computer may have infected with  malware. Malware is software designed to damage and take control of your computer.

To remove malware from your computer or browser
1. uninstall and reinstall.

2. Browse internet in user mode. Admin mode only should be used for maintainance of your computer. Without admin permission most Malaware can'r be installed to your computer.

3. Check your computer for programs you don’t recognize, and uninstall them.

Most harmful malaware copied to my documents, temp, appdata and under user folders.
They could have *.exe, *.dll, *.com, *.js, *.jre, like extensions.

Do a search starting your computer in safemode.
This is for experts and your actions can harm your data and applications if you dont know what you are doing.

Use a good virus guard with online protection.

Malware spreads through SPAM, and often the attachments are distributed in zipped or .rar file formats.

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