April, 2018  // Posts published in April, 2018

Eliminate Oblivion Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Oblivion ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Oblivion ransomware, also referred to as “Scarab-Oblivion” ransomware, is a new variant of the Scarab ransomware. This new Scarab variant uses the .OBLIVION extension in marking the files it encrypts. This new variant enters the system in a typical way- via corrupted spam email attachments. As soon as it enters the s

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Terminate CSGO Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is CSGO Ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? CSGO ransomware is a recently discovered ransomware infection related to the famous game Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, hence the name “CSGO” ransomware. According to security experts, this ransomware is a new in-development threat that seems to copy the PUBG ransomware and it already had 7 different variants, CSGO

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How to Delete Special-offers.online (Adware/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Special-offers.online? And how does it function? Special-offers.online is a dubious domain that claims to provide users special offers or deals. However, it aims to earn revenue by redirecting users to its affiliated sites. In other words, it reroutes users to its affiliated sites so it can gain profit. It’s no wonder Special-offers.online is categorized as an adware and eve

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Removing the Black Bars from Games in Windows 10

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

It is a common knowledge that if you want a better if not best gaming experience a computer running a Windows 10 operating system is what you need. And if you want to take advantage of what the DirectX12 has in store, Windows 10 should definitely be your number one option. On the other hand, a better or best performance does not always offer a perfect experience to users despite all the good th

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

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is LockCrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? LockCrypt ransomware, also known as .mich file virus as it appends the .mich extension to its encrypted files, is a file-encrypting virus which was first discovered on December 2017. By the looks of it, it’s now back with a new and improved version that keeps on initiating brute-force attacks via Remote Desktop Serv

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How to Remove Exocrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Exocrypt ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Exocrypt ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that was detected recently. This ransomware threat is designed to lock personal files in an infected PC and demand ransom from its victims. According to researchers, it executes its attack using a malicious executable file named “Excocrypt.exe”. Once this file is execute

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Erasing Congratulations Amazon User Scam (Adware/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Congratulations Amazon User scam? And how does it work? Congratulations Amazon User scam is yet another fraudulent scam online that uses Amazon’s name in tricking users to believe that they have won an “Amazon Gift reserved”. However, when you encounter this too good to be true alert, do not fall for it as it is mainly a ploy to deceive gullible users. Though it uses Ama

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

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  What is JabaCrypter ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? JabaCrypter ransomware is a dangerous crypto-malware that employs the AES cipher to lock targeted files and demands ransom for their file recovery. This new ransomware threat is among the other ransomware infections discovered in the last week of April 2018. According to security experts, it mainly targets Russian-s

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

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is AutoAUTOTRON ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? AutoTRON ransomware is one of the file-encrypting threats discovered in the last week of April 2018. Although it may seem like it’s another variant of Tron ransomware because of its name, it’s actually not so you should not mistake the two. This ransomware threat is an independent crypto-malware and is also kno

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Enable and Use the Windows 10 Diagnostic Data Viewer

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

If you have a Windows 10 computer, you should know that Microsoft gathers diagnostic data in your computer. A new tool has been launched by Microsoft that came with the Windows 10 v1803 that help users in knowing which diagnostic data has been sent to the server of Microsoft from their PCs. Take note that your computer sends diagnostic data, i.e. the information about all the installed apps in

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