July, 2018  // Posts published in July, 2018

What to do if Windows 10 volume automatically increases by itself

Jul 24th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

If you’ve experienced a situation where you are using your Windows 10 PC but for some strange reason it increases the volume automatically by itself, you’ve probably wondered if there’s some kind of a ghost that’s haunting your house but no it’s not. This issue is one of the many problems that Windows 10 throws its users every now and then, and just like any problems in Windows 10 it can

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What to if Windows 10 Application stays minimized in the Taskbar

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If you’re using a Windows 10 computer and it suddenly minimizes one or a couple of your open windows automatically to the taskbar and when you try to bring them back up again it doesn’t do a thing and the issue still persist, read on as this post will guide you on how to fix this issue in Windows 10. This issue can get really irritating as it won’t allow you to continue what you’re doin

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Eliminate Shrug2 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jul 23rd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Shrug2 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Shrug2 ransomware is a generic file-encrypting Trojan which appears to be a new variant of Shrug ransomware which was discovered not too long ago. This new variant is almost the same as the previous one except that it now uses a new Command and Control server configuration as well as new extension. Once it is able to infiltrate

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

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What is GameOver ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? GameOver ransomware is a new file-encoding virus designed to lock files in a computer. Based on the analysis done by security experts, this new crypto-malware does not belong to any infamous ransomware family as its source code does not have any snippets from other ransomware threats. It is developed either by an individual hack

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How to Delete Searchwebprivate.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Searchwebprivate.co? And how does it work? Searchwebprivate.co is a browser extension that works as a search provider. It claims to provide users with privacy and accurate search results as they browse the web. However, if you decide to install it, it will make unauthorized changes in the default settings of your browser which is why it has been classified as a browser hijacker and a po

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How to Obliterate FBI Locker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Screen-Locker)

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

What is FBI Locker ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? FBI Locker ransomware is a new ransomware threat that uses FBI’s name. This new crypto-malware was discovered recently and is supposedly designed to encrypt files and show a window with instructions for file recovery. However, it appears that this crypto-malware can’t really encrypt files and only locks the infected computer

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How to Eliminate LanRan v2 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is LanRan v2 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? LanRan ransomware is a file-encrypting malware that was first discovered on March 2017 and it appears to be back with a new variant called “LanRan v2 ransomware”. This new variant was spotted a few days ago by security experts that are currently spreading in active attack campaigns and uses the .LanRan2.0.5 extension in mar

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How to Get Rid of Weknow.ac (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Weknow.ac? And how does it function? Weknow.ac is a questionable browser extension that supposedly functions as a search engine. It works on several browsers like Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and many more. It claims to enhance users’ browsing experience by giving them improved search results. It looks like a typical legitimate search engine, however, what many us

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How to Kill Hyena Locker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jul 19th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Hyena Locker ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Hyena Locker ransomware is the newest variant of Everbe ransomware. This file-encrypting virus is designed to lock important data in a computer and demand ransom from victims. Like other Everbe variants, once it is able to infect a system, it will initiate a series of malicious activities in order to carry out its attack. It

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How to Erase Webrowsenow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Webrowsenow.com? And how does it work? Webrowsenow.com is another browser extension that works as a search engine. It claims that its search engine is powered by Google so when you use it to search for something online, you will be redirected to Google’s search results. However, that doesn’t mean that its search results are reliable – it’s not. The search results that are suppos

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