April, 2018  // Posts published in April, 2018

Get Rid of Facebook.com-appple.com (Adware/PUP)

Apr 20th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Facebook.com-appple.com? And how does it work? Facebook.com-appple.com is a shady domain that floods users’ browser with countless ads such as pop-ups, banners, and in-text links. Users can visit this site inadvertently when they get redirected from a suspicious website. Although its name has a misspelled “appple" instead of “apple”, this shady domain can show up on an

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How to Eliminate Java NotDharma Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Java NotDharma ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Java NotDharma ransomware is a new crypto-malware discovered mid-April 2018. It got its name due to some of its traits that are similar to the infamous Dharma ransomware though it their relation is not confirmed yet. And besides, it adds the .java extension to the files it encrypts which is why it is named Java N

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Enable and Configure Focus Assist on Windows 10

Apr 19th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

The new and improved version of “Quiet Hours” on Windows is nowhere with the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update. With this feature, instead of just turning notifications off for a particular time of the day, you can now choose notification based on a pre-defined priority, levels, alarms, or you could just turn off everything completely. In this post, you’ll know how you can configure the Focu

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Removing Sm.de (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Sm.de? And how does it function? Sm.de is a browser extension created by Aller Media e.K. – a company known to develop potentially unwanted programs or PUPs like Starfenster.de. And of course, there’s no need to delve deeper to know that Sm.de is also a PUP and a browser hijacker that can hijack browsers and change their settings. This particular browser hijacker is des

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Setting Data Limit for Windows 10 Wireless and Ethernet Adapter

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

Microsoft is now offering users a way to see how much data both their Wireless and Ethernet adapter really consumes starting with the Windows v1803. This kind of feature is essential as most ISPs set data limits to their consumers. And though you might have either unlimited or huge stock of data bandwidth, there are a lot of users who don’t have the same privilege as you. And besides, these days

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How to Wipe Out Spartacus Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Spartacus ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Spartacus ransomware is yet another file-encrypting virus that was first spotted on April 15, 2018. It seems that this crypto-malware has similarities with the variants of Unikey ransomware so these ransomware infections could be related. This ransomware threat is being disguised as a file named “SF.exe” which may s

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Terminating Tron Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Tron ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Tron ransomware is a file-encrypting threat that initiates unauthorized changes and encrypts important data in an infected system. This cryptovirus was detected in the middle of April 2018 and seems to target English-speaking users. According to security experts from dieviren.de, Tron ransomware is most likely developed by

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Deleting Easy To Find Forms Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Easy To Find Forms extension? And how does it function? Easy To Find Forms extension, also known as Search.heasytofindforms.com or simply heasytofindforms.com, is a browser extension designed for Google Chrome browser. This browser extension claims to help users access government forms such as forms of taxation, healthcare, travel, immigration and so on, with just one click. How

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Eliminate Cyberresearcher Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Cyberresearcher ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Cyberresearcher ransomware is a new ransomware Trojan discovered in the second week of April 2018. This new ransomware threat is created based on the HiddenTear ransomware, an open source platform commonly used by cyber crooks in creating similar threats. According to security experts, Cyberresearcher ransomware s

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Obliterate Ladon Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Ladon ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Ladon ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to encrypt files in an infected computer. This ransomware threat was spotted recently and is a typical ransomware infection that seems to target users in Russia as it was caught spreading via bogus messages on Vkontakte, Russia’s main social network. Ladon ransomwa

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