May, 2018  // Posts published in May, 2018

How to Obliterate Fast_Decrypt_and_Protect@Tutanota.com Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

May 31st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Fast_Decrypt_and_Protect@Tutanota.com ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Fast_Decrypt_and_Protect@Tutanota.com ransomware is a crypto-virus that belongs to the infamous Xorist ransomware family. Its primary goal, like its predecessors, is to encrypt certain files in an infected computer to extort money from victims. This crypto-virus was first released in 2016 a

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Removing Maps Frontier (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Maps Frontier? And how does it function? Maps Frontier is a dubious program that functions as a browser extension that supposedly gives users accurate directions, traffic information, transit routes and other similar information. This program might look like it could benefit users who drive or travel quite a lot. However, you should know that this program actually belongs to t

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

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  What is FLKR ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? FLKR ransomware is a new malware strain designed to encrypt data in a targeted PC using the Blowfish symmetric-key block cipher. Once it enters your system using malware obfuscation techniques in preventing any security software installed on your computer from detecting it. After that, it drops several malicious files such a

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How to Fix Winload.exe Error 0xc0000605 in Windows 10

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If you are one of the users who got the Blue Screen error saying, “A component of the operating system has expired with error code 0xc0000605”, read on as this post will show you what you can do to fix it. This kind of problem may occur randomly – for instance, if you have made changes in the BIOS as of late, chances are you might be confronted with this issue. In addition, it could also

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How to Erase Search.hinstantconverternow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.hinstantconverternow.com? And how does it work? Search.hinstantconverternow.com is yet another browser extension released by Polarity Technologies Ltd. – the infamous company known for creating dozens of unwanted programs. Also known as Instant Converter Now, this questionable program offers a file conversion feature that allows users to convert various files into sev

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Get Rid of Computer Detected To Be Corrupted Scam (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Computer Detected To Be Corrupted scam? And how does it work? Computer Detected To Be Corrupted scam is yet another tech support scam designed to trick users into thinking that their computers are “detected to be corrupted and unrecoverable” to make them contact the fake Microsoft help desk toll-free number 866-288-3379. Like other tech support scams, Computer Detected To

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How to Uninstall Search.hontheradio.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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  What is Search.hontheradio.co? And how does it function? Search.hontheradio.co (On The Radio) is a browser extension and functions as a program that supposedly provides users with a suitable page to listen to the radio online as well as search for radio information. Search.hontheradio.co attempts to look like a trusted and legitimate browser extension by providing not just option to l

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How to Wipe Out Unlock92 2.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Unlock92 2.0 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Unlock92 2.0 ransomware is a file-encrypting malware that appears to target Russian-speaking users. This ransomware threat was first released in 2016 but was once again spotted out in the wild recently. It uses the RSA 2048 encryption algorithm in locking its targeted files. Once its malicious payload is executed, it will be

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Deleting Searchheasysportsaccess.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.heasysportsaccess.com? And how does it work? Search.heasysportsaccess.com also known as “Easy Sports Access”, is a browser extension that promises to provide users with anything they need to know about sports as well as lets them watch sports by offering shortcuts to sports-related websites. To you, it might seem like the perfect browser extension especially if you

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Terminating Dont_Worry Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Dont_Worry ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Dont_Worry ransomware is a newly discovered crypto-malware which belongs to the AMBA ransomware group. And it seems like it is a customized version based on its code that can be modified and updated easily. The first variant of this ransomware group was released on April 2018 and apparently, the cybercriminals behind t

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