February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

How to Fix Download Failed – Virus detected message on Windows 10

Feb 27th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Fix PC Free News Windows 10 | 0 Comment

If you received a message on your Windows 10 PC stating, “Download Failed – Virus detected” out of the blue when you tried downloading a file from the web using browsers like Firefox, Chrome, Microsoft Edge, etc., know that it could be your Windows Defender program preventing the download from succeeding as it tries to protect your system from potentially malicious files from the internet.

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Eliminate Data Keeper Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Data Keeper ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Data Keeper ransomware is a file-encrypting threat first released on January 2018. This ransomware Trojan is available on the dark web as RaaS or Ransomware-as-a-Service program. Data Keeper ransomware is designed to target operating systems that are running Windows and lock the files on infected systems using the t

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Erasing Digital Coin Tracker Redirect (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Digital Coin Tracker? And how does it function? Digital Coin Tracker is another browser hijacker developed by no other than Polarity Technologies Ltd. – a company known for developing browser hijackers and other unwanted programs. This program is a typical browser hijacker aiming to redirect its users to its affiliated websites. Digital Coin Tracker is promoted as a progr

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Eliminate Annabelle Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 26th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Annabelle ransomware? And how does it carry out its malicious attack? Annabelle ransomware is another file-encrypting threat that is based on the Stupid ransomware virus. This new ransomware Trojan is discovered by a security researcher named Bart. As soon as this dangerous ransomware infects your computer, it will configure itself to automatically start when you log in to you

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Obliterating LockCrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is LockCrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? LockCrypt ransomware is a new ransomware Trojan that is being actively distributed over hacked remote desktop services. This new ransomware variant was detected in the last week of February 2018. When installed, LockCrypt ransomware implements its attack by scanning the computer for files to encrypt. Once it founds th

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How to Uninstall SilkDealer New Tab (Adware/PUP)

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  What is SilkDealer New Tab? And how does it work? SilkDealer New Tab is presented as a legitimate shopping adviser program by its developers that supposedly save users’ time and money by providing them with shopping coupons and notifications of any ongoing special deals and discounts available on online shopping websites. This program is a browser extension exclusive for Google Chro

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Removing Nebula Exploit Kit (Malware)

Feb 23rd 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Nebula Exploit Kit? And how does it function? Nebula Exploit Kit, as its name implies, is an exploit kit used by attackers to enable them in delivering their malicious payloads into a victim’s computer. This kind of malicious program can only find its way into your computer if your browsers, drivers, and programs like Java, Adobe Flash Player or Silverlight are not updated.

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How to Terminate Russenger Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Russenger ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Russenger ransomware is an encryption Trojan designed to encrypt files and was discovered on February 19, 2018. According to researchers, they first thought that this ransomware’s name may be a combination of “Russian” and “Messenger” as it also uses “Messenger” all over its executable file. However, they

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How to Get Rid of Counterflix Ads (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Counterflix? And how does it function? Counterflix Ads or Counterflix is a suspicious program promoted as a reliable DNS service tool that modifies the DNS settings of your computer. However, it is actually categorized as an adware program and potentially unwanted program as it initiates never-ending ads on every browser on the computer. Even though it is advertised as a relia

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Eliminate Xorist-Frozen Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Xorist-Frozen ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Xorist-Frozen ransomware is another new file-encrypting threat derived from the Xorist ransomware group. This customized version of Xorist is made by an unknown group of hackers and is being distributed on computer users all over the world.  This new variant seems to be similar to its predecessor and the only not

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