September, 2018  // Posts published in September, 2018

How to Delete NEWRAR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 20th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is NEWRAR ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? NEWRAR ransomware is a dangerous cyber threat designed to lock targeted data in a computer. It is a new variant of Matrix ransomware and uses both the AES 128 and RSA 2048 cryptography. Once it infects a computer, it drops a malicious file which is the one that starts the attack. The payload file may be placed on one of the sy

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Obliterate Scarab Hitler Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Scarab Hitler ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Scarab Hitler ransomware is a data-encrypting malware that uses AES military-grade encryption algorithm in locking its targeted files. This new Scarab variant was discovered recently and uses the .hitler extension to mark its encrypted files. It uses two email addresses such as “s29js31@tutamail.com” and “s29js31@mail

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Eliminating Scarab Mvp Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 14th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Scarab Mvp ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab Mvp ransomware is a file-encrypting malware that was discovered recently. It also happens to be a new variant of the infamous ransomware group, Scarab. It seems to be targeting Russian-speaking users as its ransom note is written in Russian. Nothing much has changed in this new Scarab variant except for the extension us

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

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What is Mapsanddrivingdirections.com? And how does it function? Mapsanddrivingdirections.com is a browser extension that is promoted as a “web mapping service” that provides users with maps. However, several users reported that when they use this browser extension, they get tons of ads from sponsored sites and it also changes the default settings of their browsers which is why security expe

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Kill Suri Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Suri ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Suri ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that encrypts important data in a computer. Encrypted files by Suri ransomware can be easily identified as the files have the .SLAV extension. The instant it infiltrates a system, it drops a file named Suri.exe which is the malicious payload of Suri ransomware. After dropping its malicious

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How to Delete LIGMA Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 12th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is LIGMA ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? LIGMA ransomware is a dangerous file-encrypting malware that can cause irreversible damage to an infected computer. Based on the analysis of this crypto-malware, it does not contain any code snippet from any ransomware group. What’s interesting about it is the modules in this thread which shows that this ransomware is built aroun

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How to Obliterate Pottieq Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Pottieq ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Pottieq ransomware is a new crypto-virus discovered recently which uses the .pip suffix to in marking the files it encrypts. According to security experts, it seems that this new crypto-virus is a variant of BandarChor ransomware which was spotted way back in 2016. This new variant still targets the same files such as: .001, .

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How to Terminate Forbidden Rasd Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Forbidden Rasd ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Forbidden Rasd ransomware is a data-encrypting virus designed to lock targeted data in a computer. Based on the analysis done by security experts, this new crypto-malware has uncanny similarities with VevoLocker ransomware. Once it infects a computer, it implements a series of modifications in the system. It starts by d

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Wipe Out Mimicry Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 11th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Mimicry ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Mimicry ransomware is yet another file-encrypting virus that belongs to the HiddenTear ransomware group. It appends a .good extension to encrypted files. Researchers called this ransomware “Mimicry” as it uses fake signatures that belong to other ransomware groups such as Scarab-Horsia and Crypt0L0cker ransomware. Thus, this

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Obliterate OPdailyallowance Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is OPdailyallowance ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? OPdailyallowance ransomware is a new file-encrypting threat discovered by MalwareHunterTeam recently. This crypto-malware was created based on the open source platform known as HiddenTear. It uses a .CRYPTR extension in marking encrypted files. According to security experts, it appears that this new threat is a customize

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