July, 2018  // Posts published in July, 2018

Deleting Launchpage.org (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jul 2nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Launchpage.org? And how does it function? Launchpage.org is yet another browser extension created by Mindspark Interactive that functions as a search engine. It claims to enhance users’ browsing experience by giving them improved search results as they browse the internet. It also provides quick access links to several popular websites like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Maps, Y

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How to Eliminate Agefeed.com Push Notification Virus (Adware/PUP)

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What is Agefeed.com Push Notification virus? And how does it function? Agefeed.com Push Notification virus is an annoying pop-up that redirects users to different third-party websites. Most users refer to it as Agefeed.com Push Notification virus as this annoying pop-up is not easy to get rid of. So when you get redirected to a site displaying this pop-up, you will have problems in getting rid

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How to Uninstall Searchtppp2.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Search.searchtppp2.com? And how does it work? Search.searchtppp2.com is a browser extension developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It was known previously as SaferBrowser and is supposed to help users track their packages online. Based on its interface and functionality, it has a resemblance to another browser hijacker called Search.searchtmp.com. For this reason, it does not come as a

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How to Get Rid of Geeker.com (Adware/PUP)

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  What is Geeker.com? And how does it work? Geeker.com is a misleading website that claims to provide users with an unlimited movie and video streaming services. However, they are not free as you have to avail the site’s membership plans first before you can stream any movies or videos. According to security experts, Geeker.com can’t be trusted as it is actually a fraudulent website

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Erase Dregol.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Dregol.com? And how does it work? Dregol.com is a browser extension that works as a search engine. Developers of this search engine advise users to use it instead of Google, Bing or Yahoo in searching for any queries online. On a first glance, it may seem like Dregol.com is a legitimate program just like what its developers want the users to believe. However, it was determined that this

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Terminate RedFox Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is RedFox ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? RedFox ransomware is a newly discovered file-encrypting threat that seems to function as a Ransomware as a service or RaaS. Creators of this crypto-virus present themselves as the “SigmaTeam”. This new ransomware threat is being sold on these crooks’ website for 0.1 Bitcoin. At the time of writing, there are no reported vict

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