TeslaCrypt 4.2 Released with quite a few Modifications

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Version 4.2 of the TeslaCrypt Ransomware has been released according to TeslaCrypt researcher BloodDolly. This version was released today and contains quite a few modifications to how the program runs. The most notable change, though, is the revamp of the ransom note.  The ransom note, shown below, has been stripped down to basics with only the necessary info to connect to the payment servers.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/teslacrypt-4-2-released-with-quite-a-few-modifications/

Removal instructions for Snail Translator

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What is Snail Translator?

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

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/182418-removal-instructions-for-snail-translator/

Spybot Search & Destroy Weekly Update – April 27, 2016

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2016-04-27
Adware
++ Ad.Albrechto ++ Ad.GearScroll + Ad.Melondrea ++ Ad.PursuePoint + Ad.QvodPlayer + Inbox.Toolbar + Pinballcorp.Appbundler
Malware
++ Fraud.MalwarePatrolPRO ++ Fraud.WinIFixer
Spyware
+ AdRotator
Total: 2617990 fingerprints in 829128 rules for 7637 products.

https://www.safer-networking.org/about/updates/

Removal instructions for EasyDocMerge

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What is EasyDocMerge?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that EasyDocMerge is a browser hijacker. These so-called “hijackers” manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This one also displays advertisements.
is a Mindspark/Ask toolbar now known as IAC Applications.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/182375-removal-instructions-for-easydocmerge/

Decrypted: Kaspersky releases free decryptor for CryptXXX Ransomware

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SpywareBlaster Database Update – April 26, 2016

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12 Internet Explorer
0 Restricted Sites
0 Firefox

17426 items in database

http://www.brightfort.com/downloads.html

Firefox 46.0 Released: April 26, 2016

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April 26, 2016
Version 46.0, first offered to Release channel users on April 26, 2016

We’d also like to extend a special thank you to all of the new Mozillians who contributed to this release of Firefox!

New

Improved security of the JavaScript Just In Time (JIT) Compiler

GTK3 integration (GNU/Linux only)

Fixed

Correct rendering for scaled SVGs that use a clip and a mask

   Various security fixes

Screen reader behavior with blank spaces in Google Docs corrected

Changed

WebRTC fixes to improve performance and stability

Developer

Display dominator trees in Memory tool

Allocation and garbage collection pause profiling in the performance panel

Launch responsive mode from the Style Editor @media sidebar

Developer Information
HTML5

Added support for document.elementsFromPoint

Added HKDF support for Web Crypto API

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/46.0/releasenotes/

Removal instructions for TechSmart

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What is TechSmart?

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

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/topic/182318-removal-instructions-for-techsmart/

Yeabests.cc: A fileless infection using WMI to hijack your Browser

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Yeabests.cc: A fileless infection using WMI to hijack your Browserhttps://t.co/azJc8RSQiH

— Lawrence Abrams (@BleepinComputer) April 25, 2016

Dealing with Ransomware? We created a category just for ransomware removal

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Dealing with Ransomware? We created a category just for ransomware removal. https://t.co/rFDyrn4O5Z

— MajorGeeks (@majorgeeks) April 25, 2016


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