March, 2018  // Posts published in March, 2018

Eliminate Scarab-Amnesia Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 26th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Scarab-Amnesia ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab-Amnesia ransomware is a new ransomware infection which also happens to be a new variant of the infamous Scarab ransomware. This new variant was recently discovered at the end of March 2018. Dubbed as “Scarab-Amnesia” since this version of Scarab adds the “.amneisa” extension to the file it encrypts

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Obliterating Cerber3 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Cerber3 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cerber3 ransomware is a new file-encoding Trojan which is deemed as the new and improved version of the notorious Cerber ransomware. According to security experts, this new variant of Cerber ransomware now uses a slightly different tactic in carrying out its attack. Another obvious difference between the two is the exte

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How to Terminate .Gif File Extension Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is .Gif File Extension ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? .Gif File Extension ransomware is a new file-encrypting threat. This new crypto-malware is the latest addition to the GlobeImposter ransomware group. It seeks to encrypt files in a computer and demand a ransom payment from its victims. This file-encrypting malware was spotted in the cyber community recently.

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How to Get Rid of Searchseasytowatchtv2.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.seasytowatchtv2.com? And how does it work? Search.seasytowatchtv2.com is a deceptive search engine created by none other than Polarity Technologies Ltd – a company that has a reputation o developing unwanted programs and browser hijackers. On first glance, you might not think that Search.seasytowatchtv2.com is a browser hijacker and a PUP because it seems to look like

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How to Remove Search-smart.work (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search-smart.work? And how does it function? Search-smart.work or Smart Search is a questionable program that functions as a search engine. This suspicious program is developed by FirstGate Mobile Limited. Its developers advertise this program as a search engine that could generate “a faster and cleaner search”. If you take a look at its interface, Smart Search extension c

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Uninstall Moviesearch.today (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Mar 23rd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Moviesearch.today? And how does it work? Moviesearch.today is a bogus search engine that could hijack your Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and other browsers which is why it is considered to be a browser hijacker and potentially unwanted program despite it being promoted as a program that allows users access to variation of movies. Moviesearch.today is simila

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Eliminating Xorist – XWZ Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Xorist-XWZ ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Xorist-XWZ or XWZ ransomware is a file-encrypting threat designed to lock files in an infected system. This new crypto-malware is actually a new variant of the infamous Xorist ransomware. It was first spotted on March 20, 2018, after some users reported finding their files with the “.xwz” extension which is it is n

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Removing Safe Finder (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Safe Finder? And how does it function? Safe Finder is a program developed by Linkury. This program functions as a search engine. However, you need to beware of this program as it belongs to the category of browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs. This program can hijack browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and other kinds of browsers. Onc

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How to Delete Error #268D3 Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Mar 22nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Error #268D3? And how does it work? Error #268D3 is not a real error code or error message. It is nothing but another tech support scam that appears in compromised web browsers out of nowhere. This kind of tech support scam closely resembles other tech support scams that also aims to make users believe that their computers are blocked due to some error which in this case is Er

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Erasing “Your version of Bing search is out of date” Scam (Adware/PUP)

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  What is “Your version of Bing search is out of date” scam? And how does it work? “Your version of Bing search is out of date” is another fake alert hell-bent on deceiving users in installing an unknown and suspicious program by making them think that their “Bing search is out of date”. This fake alert is just one among the long list of scams. When you see this particular s

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