May, 2018  // Posts published in May, 2018

How to Wipe Out Robin Hood And Family Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

May 28th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Robin Hood And Family ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Robin Hood And Family ransomware is not your typical ransomware infection. What makes this different from other ransomware threats is that instead of encrypting its targeted data it deletes them right away which is why it is also deemed as a “wiper”. This unusual ransomware threat displays a threatening message to

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How to Obliterate Scarab-Walker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

May 25th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Scarab-Walker ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab-Walker ransomware is a new variant of the notorious Scarab ransomware group. This new variant uses adds the .JohnieWalker extension to the files it encrypt. Just like the other variants of Scarab ransomware, this one will begin to implement its attack once its malicious payload is executed in the system. From there,

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

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

  What is Search.hmytemplates.co? And how does it function? Search.hmytemplates.co, also known as “My Templates”, is yet another browser extension created by Polarity Technologies Ltd. This company is pretty popular and not in a good way as it has a reputation of developing unwanted programs and browser hijackers and a new addition to these kinds of programs is Search.hmytemplates.c

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How to Kill AES-Matrix Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is AES-Matrix ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? AES-Matrix ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that first emerged in July 2017. It seems that its developers decided to enhance and update this ransomware threat as it was detected once again as of late. This new version of AES-Matrix ransomware is also dubbed as “ACCUDATA”. Just like a typical file-encrypting th

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Get Rid of Search.searchswift.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.searchswift.co? And how does it work? Search.searchswift.co is a browser extension that works as a search engine. It is also known as Search Swift that claims to improve the browsing experience of users. This browser extension is developed by the infamous company, Polarity Technologies Ltd. – a company known to spawn dozens of browser hijackers and PUPs and Search.sea

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How to Uninstall Searchhnotepadpro.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

May 24th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.hnotepadpro.co? And how does it work? Search.hnotepadpro.co, also known as Notepad Pro, is mainly presented as an advanced version of Windows’ very own Notepad program. It also works as a search engine that provides users with quick links to different sites like Amazon, Gmail, Yahoo and many more websites. It works on several browsers like Internet Explorer, Google Ch

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

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  What is .ecc ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? .ecc ransomware is a new crypto-malware discovered recently and appears to be a new and improved variant of the Cryptolocker ransomware. It had been named as “ecc” ransomware as it appends the .ecc extension to every file it encrypts. This new variant is also known as “VV 0” ransomware and aims to encrypt files on

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Kill PGPSnippet Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is PGPSnippet ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? PGPSnippet ransomware is a newly discovered cyber infection that aims to lock important data in an infected PC. This crypto-malware uses a strong encryption algorithm for encrypting files and appends the “.decodeme666@tutanota.com” extension in marking the files it encrypts. PGPSnippet ransomware is a typical ransomware

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

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  What is Everbe ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Everbe ransomware is a crypto-virus programmed to encrypt files in a targeted machine. According to security experts, this ransomware uses either the AES or DES military-grade encryption algorithm in locking files. Just like a typical ransomware threat, once it infiltrates a system, it will immediately begin to drop additi

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Removing Search.tb.ask.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.tb.ask.com? And how does it work? Search.tb.ask.com is a questionable program that works as a search engine. It is created by Mindspark Interactive – a company infamous for developing browser hijackers and other unwanted programs. It’s no wonder why this shady search engine is also considered to be a browser hijacker and a PUP. Search.tb.ask.com is supposedly pow

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