July, 2018  // Posts published in July, 2018

Kill Scarab Ukrain Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Scarab Ukrain ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Scarab Ukrain ransomware is a new file-encrypting malware designed to encrypt important files in an infected PC. This crypto-malware is also one of the latest additions to the Scarab ransomware family. It uses the .ukrain extension in marking the files it encrypts. Once it starts to carry out its attack, it drops a maliciou

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Obliterate XIAOBA 2.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is XIAOBA 2.0 ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? XIAOBA 2.0 ransomware is the latest addition to the XIAOBA ransomware group. This latest variant was discovered by a researcher named Rony. Its main goal is to lock important files in an infected computer and demand ransom from its victims. The instant it infiltrates a computer, it will drop its malicious payload which is u

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Wipe Out .black007 File Extension Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jul 27th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is .black007 File Extension ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? .black007 File Extension ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that also happens to be a new variant of Jigsaw ransomware. It was discovered on July 23, 2018 and uses the “.black007” extension, hence its name. Once it is able to infect a computer, it releases its malicious payload which is used to connect th

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Terminate Proticc Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Proticc ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Proticc ransomware is a new crypto-virus that claims to encrypt files although according to security experts, it doesn’t really encrypt files but only adds the “.lol extension to make them look like they were encrypted. After its supposed encryption, it locks the screen of the infected computer making it hard for victims to

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Kill Scarab Turkish Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Scarab Turkish ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab Turkish ransomware is one of the latest variants of the infamous Scarab ransomware. This new variant seems to target Turkish users and like other Scarab variants, it still follows the same behaviors when it comes to implementing its attack. It starts by employing a data gathering module used to obtain information ab

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How to Fix “There was a problem starting sbavmon.dll – The specified module could not be found” Error in Windows 10

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

If you are one of the Windows 10 users who are currently getting the error message saying, “There was a problem starting sbavmon.dll – The specified module could not be found” every time you start your computer, read on as this post will guide you on what you can do to resolve it. This error message only appears at the startup of your Windows 10 PC and when you click on the OK button, not

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

Jul 26th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Desu ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Desu ransomware is a dangerous file-encrypting virus discovered recently that does not only encrypt files but also modifies the MBR or Master Boot Record file of the infected computer. It uses the .desu extension in marking its encrypted files and demands $200 from its victims. Once it infects a computer, it drops a malicious paylo

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How to Wipe Out NATIONAL SECURITY BUREAU Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is NATIONAL SECURITY BUREAU ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? NATIONAL SECURITY BUREAU ransomware is a new file-encrypting virus designed to lock important data in an infected computer. Aside from being a crypto-virus, this threat is also featuring a screen-locking function which prevents users from accessing their PCs. It uses the .exe extension in marking the files it enc

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Obliterate Scarab Turkish Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Scarab Turkish ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Scarab Turkish ransomware is the latest addition to the Scarab ransomware family. This new variant, as its name suggests, is a Turkish variant of Scarab which uses an improved encryption algorithm used to lock important data in a computer. Except for the extension and ransom note, nothing much has changed in this new malware

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What to do if you can’t change the Screen Resolution in Windows 10

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

In most cases, after you update your Windows 10 PC or install a new graphics card, you might not be able to adjust the Screen Resolution of your Windows 10 PC and you might not also be able to find an option to adjust the screen resolution because the drop-down option where you can usually find it freezes or it always goes back to its previous resolution. What’s even worse is that the monitor do

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