November, 2017  // Posts published in November, 2017

How to Get Rid of Snitou.com (Browser Hijacker)

Nov 27th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Snitou.com? And how does it function? Snitou.com is a “high quality” internet search engine according to its developers. It claims to significantly enhance browsing experience by generating improved search results. According to researchers, this search engine is similar to Dilyme which is a dubious Google Chrome browser extension. Just like Dilyme, Snitou.com is also a bro

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How to Obliterate Strawhat Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Strawhat ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Strawhat ransomware is a new file-encrypting threat created using the open source platform, Hidden Tear and is designed to encrypt its victims’ files. However, upon a series of thorough tests, it was found that this crypto-malware might still be in development as its original version locks files only in this director

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Deleting GetFreeGifs Toolbar (Browser Hijacker)

Nov 24th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is GetFreeGifs Toolbar? And how does it work? GetFreeGifs Toolbar is a browser add-on developed by Mindspark Interactive Network also known as IAC Applications. This browser add-on claims to provide access to various GIF images from “free web search”. Unbeknownst to its users, GetFreeGifs Toolbar is actually a browser hijacker that replaces the current home page address of th

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Eliminate ACCDFISA v2.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is ACCDFISA v2.0 ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? ACCDFISA v2.0 ransomware is a new file-encrypting Trojan that originates from the ACCDFISA ransomware family. The first version of the ACCDFISA ransomware was first released way back in 2016. And apparently its developers decided to strike again with version number 2 this year. The ransomware still uses the same tac

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How to Terminate Zeus Panda (Banking Trojan)

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  What is Zeus Panda? And how does it function? Zeus Panda, also known as Panda Banker virus, is a new version of the infamous Zeus Trojan. It is a banking Trojan which uses Zeus Trojan’s malicious modules to monitor the infected computer and steal financial and banking information. During its infiltration, it remains unnoticed while at the same time logs keystrokes and takes screensh

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Kill Coban Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Coban ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Coban ransomware is a new crypto-malware aiming to corrupt sensitive data in a targeted computer and extort money from its victims. This new crypto-malware is a part of the CryptoMix family of ransomware Trojans. Coban ransomware is slightly different from its CryptoMix family as its attack includes new obfuscation and ot

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Disabling InPrivate browsing mode in Edge in Windows 10

Nov 23rd 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  This article will show you how to disable InPrivate browsing mode in Windows 10 using Registry or Group Policy. Users can see all their browsing activity by examining the web cache stored on their computer. And so to stay private, Microsoft Edge, just like other browsers, offers users a feature that offers the privacy-focused Edge InPrivate browsing mode. The InPrivate browsing mo

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Delete Feed.incognitosearches.com (Browser Hijacker)

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  What is Feed.incognitosearches.com? And how does it function? Feed.incognitosearches.com is a search engine designed for Google Chrome browser claiming to protect users’ privacy and internet browsing safety by allowing users to search the internet without divulging any sensitive information, with this kind of promotion users are immediately keen on installing this search engine espe

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How to Eliminate Foxy Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Foxy ransowmare? And how does it implement its attack? Foxy ransomware is a new encryption Trojan which emerged on November 8, 2017. Its source code is based on Hidden Tear, an open source platform used by cyber criminals in developing ransomware infection like Foxy ransomware. Just like other crypto-malware, this ransomware is designed to encrypt files on the targeted compute

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Uninstall GifaPalooza Toobar (Browser Hijacker)

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  What is GifaPalooza Toolbar? And how does it work? GifaPalooza Toolbar is a yet another deceptive application created by Mindspark Interactive Network also known as IAC applications. This dubious program claims to provide access to a lot of GIF images. Cyber security experts say that most of this toolbar’s users install it unwillingly and are forced to use search.myway.com search en

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