May, 2018  // Posts published in May, 2018

Obliterating StalinLocker Ransomware (Ransomware/Screen-locker/Wiper)

May 18th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is StalinLocker ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? StalinLocker ransomware is not a typical crypto-locker as it is also a screen-locker and a wiper discovered by MalwareHunterTeam. Although it is still under development, this ransomware threat is dangerous and shouldn’t be taken lightly. It started circulating over the web on May 10, 2018, where it was detected as

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Delete “Updates were released for your version of Chrome” Scam (Scam/Adware)

May 17th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is “Updates were released for your version of Chrome” scam? And how does it work? “Updates were released for your version of Chrome” scam, as its name suggests, is a scam alert that tries to trick users into installing suspicious updates for Google Chrome. This fake alert appears on malicious domains and pops out of nowhere alerting users that they have to install the all

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

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

  What is BKRansomware ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BKRansomware ransomware is one of the newest ransomware discovered in the month of May 2018. According to researchers, its primary targets are users from Vietnam where victims are required to pay 50k Viettel to a given mobile number in order to recover the encrypted files. This crypto-malware runs using a malicious

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How to Uninstall TaxCenterNow Toolbar (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is TaxCenterNow Toolbar? And how does it function? TaxCenterNow Toolbar is a browser toolbar designed for Google Chrome browser. It was developed by Mindspark Interactive Network, Inc. and was first released in 2016. Developers of this suspicious browser toolbar urge users to “Download Now To Get Information About Tax Reform & New Tax Law”. If you are interested in these

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Terminate Crypton Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

May 16th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Crypton ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Crypton ransomware is a file-locking malware that first emerged on November 2016. This crypto-malware mostly targets Russian, English and Portuguese users. It seems that developers of this ransomware threat decide to update it again as it was once again found in the wild by security experts. According to security exper

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Renaming Start Menu Items in Windows 10

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

If you have a Windows 10 PC and you want to customize the Start Menu apps by renaming them, read on as this post will give you instructions on how exactly it could be done. As you know, programs get added automatically in the Start Menu once it is installed in the computer along with its default name. However, there are times when it could create issues when you try to look for an app that has

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

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

  What is Search.searchjsmem.com? And how does it work? Search.searchjsmem.com is promoted as a search engine developed by the company known as Polarity Technologies Ltd. – this company has become quite popular as it was found to create various kinds of unwanted programs. This company promotes Search.searchjsmem.com as a search engine that could make users’ browsing experience more

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Eliminate FBLocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is FBLocker ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? FBLocker ransomware, also dubbed as Facebook ransomware, is a file-encrypting threat designed to encrypt important files in a targeted PC. This crypto-malware was first detected on May 11, 2018 and is disguised under a system process named “svchost.exe” as well as MicrosoftWindowsOperating System files. Once its ma

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How to Fix Xbox Live Networking issue in Windows 10

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

The Xbox Gaming feature in Windows 10, after its introduction, has come a long way with the further introduction of Game DVR, True Play, Broadcasting, Game bar and Game Mode. Games that support Xbox Live connect with their services like the Xbox Console service. However, there are just times when you may experience issue that could result in slower experience or you might be able to play the game.

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Get Rid of My-search.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is My-search.com? And how does it work? My-search.com is a questionable program that started to circulate the web in 2015. Since then, several versions of this program have emerged. It is promoted as a search engine that could give users improved search results. Once this program is installed, it makes modifications in the settings of the browser without any consent from the user

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