Removal instructions for GameTrekkers

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What is GameTrekkers?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that GameTrekkers 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F162539-removal-instructions-for-gametrekkers%2F

Microsoft Security Bulletin Minor Revisions Issued: December 19, 2014

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Summary

The following bulletins and bulletin summary have undergone a minor
revision increment.

Please see the appropriate bulletin or bulletin summary for more
details.

* MS14-051 – Critical
* MS14-052 – Critical
* MS14-076 – Important
* MS14-AUG
* MS14-NOV

Bulletin Information:

MS14-051 – Critical

– Title: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-051
– Reason for Revision: V1.2 (December 19, 2014): Corrected the
severity table and vulnerability information to add CVE-2014-6354
as a vulnerability addressed by this update. This is an
informational change only. Customers who have already
successfully installed the update do not have to take any action.
– Originally posted: August 12, 2014
– Updated: December 19, 2014
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.2

MS14-052 – Critical

– Title: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-052
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (December 19, 2014): Revised bulletin
to change Known Issues entry in the Knowledge Base Article section
from “None” to “Yes”. Corrected mitigations and workarounds for
the Internet Explorer Resource Information Disclosure
Vulnerability (CVE-2013-7331).
– Originally posted: September 9, 2014
– Updated: December 19, 2014
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

MS14-076 – Important

– Title: Vulnerability in Internet Information Services (IIS) Could
Allow Security Feature Bypass
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-076
– Reason for Revision: V1.1 (December 19, 2014): Bulletin revised
to include Windows 2012 Server Core installation and Windows 2012
R2 Server Core installation as affected software.
– Originally posted: November 11, 2014
– Updated: December 19, 2014
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 1.1
Bulletin Summary Information:

MS14-AUG

– Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for August 2014
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms14-aug
– Reason for Revision: V2.2 (December 19, 2014): For MS14-051,
added an Exploitability Assessment in the Exploitability Index for
CVE-2014-6354. This is an informational change only.
– Originally posted: August 12, 2014
– Updated: December 19, 2014
– Version: 2.2

MS14-NOV

– Title: Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for November 2014
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-nov
– Reason for Revision: V2.1 (December 19, 2014): Bulletin Summary
revised to include Windows 2012 Server Core installation and
Windows 2012 R2 Server Core installation in the Affected
Software table for MS14-076.
– Originally posted: November 11, 2014
– Updated: December 19, 2014
– Version: 2.1

Removal instructions for AVC Plus

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What is AVC Plus?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that AVC Plus 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F162433-removal-instructions-for-avc-plus%2F

Removal instructions for TotalComicBooks

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What is TotalComicBooks?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that TotalComicBooks 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

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F162423-removal-instructions-for-totalcomicbooks%2F

AVLab Internet Security Removal Guide

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AVLab Internet Security is a rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs that are required to view an online video, but instead install the infection.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-avlab-internet-security

Removal instructions for DealPly

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What is DealPly?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that DealPly 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F162390-removal-instructions-for-dealply%2F

Removal instructions for HD+v3

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What is HD+v3?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that HD+v3 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.org/index.php?%2Ftopic%2F162380-removal-instructions-for-hdv3%2F

Spybot Search & Destroy Weekly Update – December 17, 2014

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2014-12-17
Adware
+ BetterSurf + Firseria + InstallMonetizer
Malware
++ Fraud.VaccineScan
PUPS
+ OutBrowse
Spyware
+ AdRotator
Trojan
+ Win32.Bifrost ++ Win32.Siscos
Total: 2602326 fingerprints in 813132 rules for 7381 products.

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

AVC Plus Removal Guide

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AVC Plus is a rogue anti-spyware programs from the Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family of computer infections. This infection is considered a rogue anti-spyware program because it purposely displays fake scan results, false security warnings, hijacks your web browser, and does not allow you to run your legitimate Windows applications. This scareware is promoted through web sites that have been hacked with scripts that try to install the software by exploiting vulnerabilities on your computer. It is also promoted through Trojans that pretend to be legitimate programs that are required to view an online video, but instead install the infection.

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-avc-plus

Microsoft Security Bulletin Releases Issued: December 12, 2014

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Summary

The following bulletins have undergone a major revision increment.

* MS14-075 – Important


Bulletin Information:

MS14-075 – Important

– Title: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server Could Allow
Elevation of Privilege
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-075
– Reason for Revision: V3.0 (December 12, 2014): Rereleased
bulletin to announce the reoffering of Microsoft security update
2986475 for Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 Service Pack 3. The
rereleased update addresses a known issue in the original
offering. Customers who uninstalled the original update should
install the updated version of 2986475 at the earliest
opportunity.
– Originally posted: December 9, 2014
– Updated: December 12, 2014
– Bulletin Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 3.0

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