March, 2018  // Posts published in March, 2018

How to Delete Critical ERROR Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Mar 30th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Critical ERROR scam? And how does it work? Critical ERROR scam sometimes refers to as Critical ERROR fake red screen scam is a fake alert that’s trying to imitate Microsoft’s alerts. It is classified as a tech support scam that appears in browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer and other kinds of browsers. These fake alerts are part of a series of tech suppor

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How to Uninstall FreeCodecPack (Adware/PUP)

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What is FreeCodecPack? And how does it function? FreeCodecPack is a being promoted as a useful and important computer tool that supposedly allows users to view a number of files for free. This program is deemed to be suspicious by security experts as it can infiltrate a computer without any permission from the user. This is one of the reasons why it is categorized as a potentially unwanted prog

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How to Eliminate B2DR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransowmare)

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  What is B2DR ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? B2DR ransomware is a new crypto-malware discovered recently. It is designed to lock important files in a targeted computer. It carries out its attack using a malicious payload that once executed, will make modifications in the system. These modifications involve creating and downloading other malicious files in the system

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How to Terminate L0cked Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is L0cked ransomware? And how does it proliferate? L0cked ransomware is a newly discovered file-encrypting virus set to encrypt files in an infected machine. This new ransomware threat is based on the open-source platform, HiddenTear. According to researchers, this crypto-malware was found spreading on the web at the end of March 2018 as a Trojan horse named “winlogon.exe” which is dis

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How to Remove This Build of Windows 7 is Corrupted Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Mar 29th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 7 Help | 0 Comment

  What is “This Build of Windows 7 is Corrupted” scam? And how does it work? “This Build of Windows 7 is Corrupted” scam is yet another tech support scam meant to scare users into believing that their Windows operating system is corrupted and to make them call a fake tech support number. Tech support scams like this one are usually hosted by a malicious domain which also has mal

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Fixing BitLocker Setup failed to export the BCD (Boot Configuration Data) store Error in Windows 10

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

The Boot Configuration Data, also known as BCD, is a security sensitive file – a database that does not need firmware for boot-time configuration data. Whereas BitLocker encryption has to work in sync with the Boot Configuration Data file and also has to verify the BCD file whenever the computer is booted. At times, you can also encounter issues in using the BitLocker Drive Encryption Too

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Deleting Update Checker (PUP/Adware)

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  What is Update Checker? And how does it function? Update Checker is classified as a potentially unwanted program though it claims to update all the software installed on a computer automatically. This PUP can invade your system without you knowing so it’s no surprise it belongs to the category of PUPs. On first look, this program may seem convenient as you don’t have to install so

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Obliterate WhiteRose Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is WhiteRose ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? WhiteRose ransomware is a new crypto-virus designed to encrypt files in an infected PC. This newly discovered crypto-malware does not seem to belong to any ransomware groups. This means that this ransomware threat does not have any code snippets from well-known ransomware families so it is possible that the sample has

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Erase Something Went Wrong With Your Internet Service Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is Something Went Wrong With Your Internet Service scam? And how does it work? Something Went Wrong With Your Internet Service scam, as its name suggests, is a scam alert that belongs to the category of tech support scams. This kind of scam differentiates much between the domains associated with it but they make use of different phone numbers. At the time of writing, this tech su

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Uninstalling Malware Crusher (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Malware Crusher? And how does it function? Malware Crusher is a program that claims to helps users protect their computer from viruses, malware and other cyber threats. This questionable program has its own official website where it is promoted as a “must-have” product. However, you need to be mindful of this program as security experts classified it as a potentially unwan

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