February, 2018  // Posts published in February, 2018

How to Delete Search.searchfecc.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Feb 16th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.searchfecc.com? And how does it function? Search.searchfecc.com is yet another questionable search engine by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It seems like this company have been busy lately as it has spawned new search engine – all of which are under the category of browser hijackers. Of course, as expected, Search.searchfecc.com also belongs to the same category. This

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Terminate Tear Dr0p Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Tear Dr0p ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Tear Dr0p ransomware is a data-locking infection that invades targeted computer systems to encrypt files. Tear Dr0p ransomware is different from a typical ransomware threat as it does not demand a ransom payment to recover files but it tricks its victims into playing a game. As soon as it is able to infiltrate a syst

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Erasing Search.hgetsports.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.hgetsports.net? And how does it work? Search.hgetsports.net is another search engine developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. This program promises to let users watch live sports TV shows online and stream it with just one click. Users who are fond of sports may be tricked into installing this program due to its attractive description and seemingly useful interface. Howe

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Fixing Windows might be installed in an unsupported directory Error in Windows 10

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  Did you ever encounter a big Windows 10 issue where it seems like there is no workaround for it? A fresh install and resetting the PC are some of the recommendations experts and other users might advise as it usually works and will give you a fresh start with all of your files back in their default state. Most users tend to use the same installation media when doing a fresh instal

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Remove Search.searchismfa.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.searchismfa.com? And how does it function? Search.searchismfa.com is a questionable search engine that supposedly offers advanced functionality. This search engine delivers search results from Yahoo. So when you use it to search for a particular topic, you will be redirected to search results from Yahoo. Aside from that, it also supposedly allows users to plan trips, wh

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Delete Browser Opinion Survey Ads (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Browser Opinion Survey Ads? And how does it work? Browser Opinion Survey Ads, as it name propose is another browser-based unwanted advertisements that states you can win an Amazon gift card worth $1,000 only if you fill out a survey. As you can see, this ad is somewhat too-good-to-be-true. And if you verify this so-called $1,000 gift card prize to Amazon, you’ll find that it

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Obliterate .GDCB file extension Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 15th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is .GDCB file extension ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? .GDCB file extension ransomware is a variant of the notorious GrandCrab ransomware. This new variant spreads through Rig and GrandSoft exploit kits as well as malvertising. Once this crypto-virus is executed, it begins to carry out its attack by locking the various files using the AES cryptography. Just like

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How to Terminate Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner (Trojan Horse)

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  What is Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner? And how does it function? Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner is a Trojan infection that exploits a victim’s CPU processing power to mine a digital crypto-currency known as Monero. The crypto-currency mining Trojan might enter a computer unnoticeably and drop several malicious files after it connects it to a mining pool and will start to overheat component whi

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Removing MusicBox Search Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is MusicBox Search Extension? And how does it work? MusicBox Search Extension is a browser extension designed for Google Chrome browsers. It offers users unlimited access to music, full albums as well as music videos. This browser extension is another extension created by Superappbox.com. Aside from Google Chrome, this extension also supports other web browsers that are based on

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

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  What is Tornado ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Tornado ransomware is a new crypto-malware designed to encrypt files to extort money from victims. As per the analysis done by security experts, it seems that this new crypto-malware is a new variant of InsaneCrypt ransomware. Its corrupted files can be recognized by the .tornado extension appended at the end of the aff

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