Removal instructions for PPass

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What is PPass?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PPass is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.
The installer also bundles several other PUPs and adware programs.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/211372-removal-instructions-for-ppass/

Removal instructions for Driver Updater

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What is Driver Updater?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Driver Updater is a “system optimizer”. These so-called “system optimizers” 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/211208-removal-instructions-for-driver-updater/

Removal instructions for Office 1.00

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What is Office 1.00?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Office 1.00 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.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/211139-removal-instructions-for-office-100/

Microsoft Security Update Minor Revisions Issued: September 20, 2017

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Summary

The following CVE has been revised in the June 2017 Security
Updates.

* CVE-2017-8529


Revision Information:

CVE-2017-8529

– Title: CVE-2017-8529 | Microsoft Browser Information Disclosure
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Updated FAQ by adding instructions for creating
and activating the FEATURE_ENABLE_PRINT_INFO_DISCLOSURE_FIX subkey.
Customers who need to implement the solution to be protected from
CVE-2017-8529 should take note of these additional steps.
– Originally posted: June 13, 2017
– Updated: September 20, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 5.1

Removal instructions for GetFreeGifs

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What is GetFreeGifs?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that GetFreeGifs is a browser NewTab. These so-called “NewTabs” can 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.
GetFreeGifs is a member of the Mindspark/Ask family now known as IAC Applications.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/211086-removal-instructions-for-getfreegifs/

Spybot Search & Destroy Weekly Update – September 20, 2017

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2017-09-20
Adware
+ Firseria + Win32.InCore
Keyloggers
+ DigitalKeylogger
PUPS
+ GameVance.PlaySushi ++ PU.DriverReviver + PU.Jawego.PCCleaner ++ PU.Mindspark.WeatherBlink ++ PU.Polarity.LiveSportsOnlineNow ++ PU.SoftPulse ++ PU.SPCS.SmartDriverUpdater
Trojans
+ RAT.NetWire + RAT.Revenge + Win32.Darkshell ++ Win32.Downloader.jpif + Win32.OnLineGames.gen
Total: 2633419 fingerprints in 844452 rules for 8001 products.

»www.safer-networking.org ··· updates/

Removal instructions for Floxif

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What is Floxif?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Floxif is a Trojan. This trojan was designed to download other malware and send information about the infected system to a C2 server.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/211019-removal-instructions-for-floxif/

Microsoft Security Update Releases Issued: September 19, 2017

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Summary

The following Defense in Depth Update has undergone a major
revision increment.

* ADV170015

Revision Information:

ADV170015

– Title: ADV170015 | Microsoft Office Defense in Depth Update
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: CVE updated to announce that Microsoft is
replacing KB4011086 for Microsoft Outlook 2007 Service Pack 3
with KB401110. Note that you must first uninstall KB4011086 and
then install KB401110. For more information, see
»support.microsoft.com/he ··· /4011110.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 19, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: N/A
– Version: 2.0

Removal instructions for Derey

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What is Derey?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Derey is a forced extension.

https://forums.malwarebytes.com/topic/210850-removal-instructions-for-derey/

Microsoft Security Update Minor Revisions Issued: September 15, 2017

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Summary

The following CVEs have been revised in the September 2017 Security
Updates.

* CVE-2017-8676
* CVE-2017-8682
* CVE-2017-8695
* CVE-2017-8728
* CVE-2017-8742

Revision Information:

CVE-2017-8676

– Title: CVE-2017-8676 | Windows GDI+ Information Disclosure
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Added an FAQ to explain why security update
3191848 is not applicable to Office 2010 on Windows Server 2008
and later versions. This is an informational change only.
Customers who have already installed the updates do not need to
take any further action.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 14, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

CVE-2017-8676

– Title: CVE-2017-8676 | Windows GDI+ Information Disclosure
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Corrected the Severity entries in the
Affected Products table for Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft
Office 2010 because the Preview Pane is an attack vector for these
products. This is an informational change only. Customers who have
already successfully installed the updates do not need to take any
further action.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 15, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.2

CVE-2017-8682

– Title: CVE-2017-8682 | Win32k Graphics Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Added an FAQ to explain why security update
3191848 is not applicable to Office 2010 on Windows Server 2008
and later versions. This is an informational change only.
Customers who have already installed the updates do not need to
take any further action.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 14, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 1.1

CVE-2017-8695

– Title: CVE-2017-8695 | Graphics Component Information Disclosure
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Added an FAQ to explain why security update
3191848 is not applicable to Office 2010 on Windows Server 2008
and later versions. This is an informational change only.
Customers who have already installed the updates do not need to
take any further action.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 14, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 1.1

CVE-2017-8728

– Title: CVE-2017-8728 | Microsoft PDF Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Updated exploitability assessment for Older
Software Release. This is an informational change only.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 14, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Critical
– Version: 1.1

CVE-2017-8742

– Title: CVE-2017-8742 | PowerPoint Remote Code Execution
Vulnerability
– »portal.msrc.microsoft.co ··· guidance
– Reason for Revision: Corrected the Product to which update
3128030 applies in the Affected Products table. Microsoft
recommends that customers running PowerPoint Viewer 2010 who
have not already installed the update should do so to be protected
from the vulnerability. Customers who have already successfully
installed the update do not need to take any further action.
– Originally posted: September 12, 2017
– Updated: September 115, 2017
– CVE Severity Rating: Important
– Version: 1.1


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