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Remove Porn Virus Permanently

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Porn Virus is a type of PC threat that displays a large number of irritating pop-up ads on the user’s desktop. The advertisements Porn Virus causes interfere with the user’s browsing experience and are considered potentially harmful since they may direct the user to unsafe web locations.

Porn Virus invites the user to visit corrupted websites like porno(.)org and porno(.)com. Porn Virus is associated with other threats like rogue antivirus programs (Antivirus System Pro, Antivirus Soft, etc.)

Experts recommend the immediate removal of Porn Virus from your computer. If you wish to perform a full system scan and see if Porn Virus or any other potentially malicious software has affected your machine, consider installing and running an advanced anti-malware program.

Article Update, May 16, 2016. One of the main threats currently putting adult websites at risk is malvertising. Malvertising campaigns have been quite active throughout 2015 and continuing in 2016, putting major websites at risk, from BBC to Pornhub. Below you will find more information about malvertising campaigns involving adult content websites.

Porn Virus in 2015 and 2016: Malvertising Campaigns

Malvertising can affect legimitate websites, as it involves the injection of malicious ads into online advertising platforms. Why are online ads targeted? It’s simple – ad content can be implemented into high-profile websites, and malvertising campaigns can affect thousands of users without directly compromising those websites. Since adult websites attract millions of users, it’s only natural malvertisers would start targeting them.

Luckily, one of the most popular video content websites – Pornhub, has recently embraced the bug bounty practice, like many other big companies and vendors have already done bug. Bug bounty programs encourage independent security researchers to discover and report unknown vulnerabilities. Pornhub has recently joined the bug bounty initiative, as it just launched a program on HackerOne’s platform, which aims to protect and enhance the site for their 60 million daily visitors.

To stay protected against malvertising and “porn viruses”, you should defiitely consider improving your browsing habits. Have a look at the steps below, too.

  • Make sure to use additional firewall protection. Downloading a second firewall (like ZoneAlarm, for example) is an excellent solution for any potential intrusions.
  • Make sure that your programs have less administrative power over what they read and write on your computer. Make them prompt you admin access before starting.
  • Use stronger passwords. Stronger passwords (preferably ones that are not words) are harder to crack by several methods, including brute forcing since it includes pass lists with relevant words.
  • Turn off AutoPlay. This protects your computer from malicious executable files on USB sticks or other external memory carriers that are immediately inserted into it.
  • Disable File Sharing – recommended if you need file sharing between your computer to password protect it to restrict the threat only to yourself if infected.
  • Switch off any remote services – this can be devastating for business networks since it can cause a lot of damage on a massive scale.
  • Make sure always to update the critical security patches for your software and OS.
  • Configure your mail server to block out and delete suspicious emails containing file attachments.
  • If you have a compromised computer in your network, make sure to isolate immediately it by powering it off and disconnecting it by hand from the network.
  • Turn off Infrared ports or Bluetooth – hackers love to use them to exploit devices. In case you use Bluetooth, make sure that you monitor all of the unauthorized devices that prompt you to pair with them and decline and investigate any suspicious ones.
  • And once again, don’t forget to employ a powerful anti-malware solution to protect yourself from any future threats automatically.

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Berta Bilbao

Berta is the Editor-in-Chief of SensorsTechForum. She is a dedicated malware researcher, dreaming for a more secure cyber space.

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