Removal instructions for SweetPacks Mahjong

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What is SweetPacks Mahjong?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that SweetPacks Mahjong is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183662-removal-instructions-for-sweetpacks-mahjong/

Removal instructions for Dev360 Cleaner

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What is Dev360 Cleaner?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Dev360 Cleaner is a fake registry cleaner and system optimizer. These programs use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have problems. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these problems.
More information can be found on our Malwarebytes Unpacked blog.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183616-removal-instructions-for-dev360-cleaner/

Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions Issued: May 25, 2016

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Summary

The following bulletins and/or bulletin summaries have undergone a
minor revision increment.

Please see the appropriate bulletin for more details.

* MS15-JUL
* MS16-MAY
* MS15-126 – Critical
* MS15-134 – Important
* MS16-003 – Critical
* MS16-054 – Critical

Bulletin Information:

MS15-JUL

– Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for July 2015
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· jul.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V3.1 (May 25, 2016): For MS15-076, added a
Known Issues reference to the Executive Summaries table. For more
information, see Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3067505. For
information about the solution for this Known Issue, see Microsoft
Knowledge Base Article 3155218.
– Originally posted: July 14, 2015
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Not applicable
– Version: 3.1

MS16-MAY

– Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2016
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· may.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V2.1 (May 25, 2016): For MS16-065, added a
Known Issue to the Executive Summaries table. After you install
any of the security updates that are included in MS16-065 on a
Front End or Standard Edition server for Lync Server 2010, Lync
Server 2013, or Skype for Business Server 2015, several
conferencing modalities no longer function for internal users.
For information about the solution for this Known Issue, see
Microsoft Knowledge Base Article 3165438.
– Originally posted: May 10, 2016
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Not applicable
– Version: 2.1

MS15-126

– Title: Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript to
Address Remote Code Execution (3116178)
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· 126.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (May 25, 2016): Removed redundant
rows from the Vulnerability Severity Rating and Maximum Security
Impact by Affected Software table, and added the applicable
update numbers for clarity. This is an informational change only.
– Originally posted: December 8, 2015
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

MS15-134

– Title: Security Update for Windows Media Center to Address
Remote Code Execution (3108669)
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· 134.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (May 25, 2016): Removed the mitigating
factors for CVE-2015-6131 and CVE-2015-6127. These are
informational changes only.
– Originally posted: December 8, 2015
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 1.1

MS16-003

– Title: Cumulative Security Update for JScript and VBScript
to Address Remote Code Execution (3125540)
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· 003.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (May 25, 2016): Removed redundant
rows from the Vulnerability Severity Rating and Maximum Security
Impact by Affected Software table, and added the applicable
update numbers for clarity. This is an informational change only.
– Originally posted: January 12, 2016
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

MS16-054

– Title: Security Update for Microsoft Office (3155544)
– »technet.microsoft.com/li ··· 054.aspx
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (May 25, 2016): Corrected the updates
replaced for Microsoft Office 2013 to 3114486 in MS16-004, and
for CVE-2016-0183, clarified that the Preview Pane is an attack
vector for this vulnerability. These are informational changes
only.
– Originally posted: May 10, 2016
– Updated: May 25, 2016
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

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Spybot Search & Destroy Weekly Update – May 25, 2016

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2016-05-25
Adware
++ Ad.FunPop ++ Ad.InstallBrain ++ Win32.Kraddare
Keyloggers
+ Win32.ActiveKeyLogger
Malware
++ Fraud.KVaccine
PUPS
+ DealPly
Trojans
+ Win32.Bifrost
Total: 2618765 fingerprints in 829903 rules for 7652 products.

 

CryptXXX updated to version 3.0, Decryptors no longer Work

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CryptXXX Ransomware Help, Information Guide, and FAQ

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Removal instructions for PC Cleaner TSS

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What is PC Cleaner TSS?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PC Cleaner TSS is a Tech Support Scam. These so-called “Tech Support Scammers” try to trick you into calling their phone number for various reasons, all of which turn out to be fraudulent in the end.
More information about this particular one can be found in this blogpost.
How do I know if my computer is affected by PC Cleaner TSS?

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183573-removal-instructions-for-pc-cleaner-tss/

Removal instructions for RelevantKnowledge

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What is RelevantKnowledge?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that RelevantKnowledge is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.
RelevantKnowledge is also considered spyware because of their market research.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183518-removal-instructions-for-relevantknowledge/

Removal instructions for Hotstar Registry Cleaner

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What is Hotstar Registry Cleaner?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Hotstar Registry Cleaner is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called “rogues” use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.
This one calls itself a Registry Cleaner but detects fake “major threats” and is related to a Tech Support Scam.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183459-removal-instructions-for-hotstar-registry-cleaner/

Removal instructions for Plants Vs Zombies

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What is Plants Vs Zombies?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Plants Vs Zombies is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/183371-removal-instructions-for-plants-vs-zombies/


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