March, 2018  // Posts published in March, 2018

How to Kill Creeper Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 5th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Creeper ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Creeper ransomware is a new crypto-malware designed to lock important files in an infected system. Based on the analysis done by security researchers, this new file-encrypting virus does not belong to any popular ransomware groups. Creeper ransomware uses a sophisticated cipher in locking files. Upon infiltration, it will start t

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

Mar 2nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is CryptoLocker ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? CryptoLocker ransomware is a new version of a crypto-malware that was first discovered way back in 2013. Back then, CryptoLocker spreads using the Gameover Zeus botnet and even though the malware was quickly shut down by security experts, new versions of this threat just keep on emerging. The moment CryptoLocker r

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Terminating CryptoWall Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is CryptoWall ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? CryptoWall ransomware is a malicious file-encrypting threat that uses a sophisticated encryption algorithm in making files inaccessible on a targeted system. This crypto-malware was first spotted way back in 2013. Since then, CryptoWall has been updated several times and this year, it’s making a comeback again with

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Erase Counter for Messenger (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Counter for Messenger? And how does it function? Counter for Messenger is a browser extension designed for Google Chrome browser. This application claims to help users in keeping track of unread messages on their Facebook accounts and allows users to download copies of the conversations. Counter for Messenger was developed by a Chinese programmer who uses the online handle @nc

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Uninstalling Rocket Tab (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Rocket Tab? And how does it function? Rocket Tab is a browser add-on created by Rich River Media. This browser add-on claims to make users’ browsing experience more productive by enabling search capabilities to multiple sites and to make the searching for a popular local site more convenient without having to open any additional tabs or windows. Rocket Tab also claims that i

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Get Rid of ByteFence Redirect (PUP)

Mar 1st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is ByteFence Redirect? And how does it work? ByteFence is a legitimate program developed by Byte Technologies. This anti-malware program is widely used one and according to security experts, it has similar qualities and security-oriented principles of operating to the AVG antivirus. However, even though it is considered to be a legitimate program, its developers were not exactly be

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How to Eliminate Torpig (Trojan horse)

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  What is Torpig? And how does it function? Torpig is a notorious Trojan infection which was first discovered in 2005. Since then, security experts managed to shut this Trojan horse down for a decade. However, its developers are back with its new and improved version which is even more menacing than before. The new version of Torpig is known as Anserin or Sinowal and is responsible for

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How to use the Photos app Choose a Star feature in Windows 10

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

  The “Choose a Star” feature is the latest feature to that was added to the Photos app in Windows 10. In this feature, the Photos app makes use of its AI capabilities to look for a center of attraction in an entire album and make a summary video of what it is all about that particular star. In this, the Photos App uses its AI capabilities to identify a center of attraction of a

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Kill DriedSister Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is DriedSister ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? DriedSister ransomware is a dangerous ransomware Trojan infection which was first discovered at the beginning of February this year. Obviously, this ransomware threat is intended for Japanese users but does not really guarantee that other users all over the world won’t get infected with this threat. At the time of

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