December, 2017  // Posts published in December, 2017

How to Obliterate Hand of God Ransomware (Screen-Locker/Ransomware)

Dec 8th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Hand of God ransomware? And how does it execute its attack on the infected computer? Hand of God ransomware is a new ransomware infection but rather than encrypting files, it is designed to lock the infected computer’s screen. This screen-locking malware pretends to deliver a message from the FBI. It is the latest malware to use FBI’s name in extorting money from its victi

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Eliminate Shadow Ransomware (Crypto-Malware)

Dec 7th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Shadow ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Shadow ransomware is a new variant of the BTCWare ransomware discovered by Michael Gillespie. This new variant appends the .[email]-id-id.shadow extension to all its encrypted files. It targets computers by hacking into poorly protected remote desktop protocol and installs the ransomware manually. Nothing much has change

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How to Fix Error 0x800700DF in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

  If you are one of the users who keep on getting the “Error 0x800700DF: The file size exceeds the limit allowed and cannot be saved” while trying to copy or move some files from your Windows 10 PC to another drive or external device, then this post is for you as it will show you how to fix the error 0x800700DF. Take note that even if you have more than the required space on ano

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Uninstall Nilla Weather (Adware/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Nilla Weather? And how does it function? Nilla Weather is a browser extension for Google Chrome browser similar to Weather For Chrome, Check Weather, Search My Tabs and many others. This deceptive program supposedly allows users to check weather forecasts directly from the web browser without having to visit any external websites. However, as soon as it is installed, this brow

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Terminating WannaSmile Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Dec 6th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is WannaSmile ransomware? And how does it function? WannaSmile ransomware is an encryption which has first emerged on November 16, 2017. According to security experts, it is a ransomware variant of zCrypt ransomware and seems to be targeting majority of the users in Farsi speaking regions. Just like a typical ransomware infection, WannaSmile is designed to encrypt its victims’

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What to do if Login Screen appears twice in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

About two months ago, Microsoft has released its last major update, the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update version 1709. And since the release, many users have reported bugs in the build – one of which is a major bug where users have to login twice. Meaning to say, users have to enter their password twice before they can really log into Windows and access their files. If you are one of the users ex

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How to Fix the “Your folder cannot be shared” Error in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Fix PC Free News Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

Working with a Local Area Network or LAN formed by two or more Windows PCs is not uncommon these days. Because of local networks, sharing some of the important files with other authenticated has become even more convenient. Using a small local area network to provide access to digital media such as computer folders or programs is pretty much simple and easy. All you have to do is to turn on th

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Uninstall Bettersearch.co (Browser Hijacker)

Dec 5th 2017 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Bettersearch.co? And how does it work? Bettersearch.co is yet another bogus search engine that mimics well-known search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo. Despite its attempts to copy these famous search engines, it is still categorized as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program. One of the reasons why it is considered to be a browser hijacker and a PUP is that

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How to Delete Terdot (Banking Trojan)

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  What is Terdot? And how does it function? Terdot is a banking Trojan that first emerged on 2016. It is a variant of the notorious Zeus Trojan. However, on November 2017 researchers were able to discover an updated version of the Zeus variant which was caught spreading using phishing emails. This Trojan infection is designed as a customized MITM or man-in-the-middle proxy which is capa

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

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  What is Sexy ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Sexy ransomware is the latest ransomware variant of the infamous GlobeImposter ransomware. Just like GlobeImposter, this new variant is designed to encrypt data on the infected device. This variant was first released on the month of November this year. Although its name is “Sexy”, there is nothing sexy or attractive ab

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