September, 2018  // Posts published in September, 2018

Terminating BDKR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 30th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is BDKR ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? BDKR ransomware is a crypto-virus designed to lock data in a computer and extort money from its victims. This is the latest variant of LockCrypt ransomware and seems to be as destructive as its predecessors. Once its malicious payload (fcr.exe) is dropped in the system, it begins to carry out its destructive attack. Its malicious

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Obliterate GIOTINE FIDY Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is GIOTINE FIDY ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? GIOTINE FIDY ransomware, also known as Giyotin ransomware, is a file-encrypting virus designed to encrypt important files in a computer. According to security experts, this crypto-malware is still in its development phase and targets Turkish-speaking users. It mostly targets regular PC users and small businesses that lac

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How to Delete YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

What is YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED scam? And how does it work? YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED scam is a deceiving alert meant to trick users into thinking that something is wrong with their PCs. This tech support scam is hosted on malicious websites which you can get redirected to when you click some ads or when there is an ad-supported program installed in your computer that’s causing such redir

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Erase Blastgamesnetwork.com Ads (Adware/PUP)

Sep 29th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Blastgamesnetwork.com Ads? And how does it function? Blastgamesnetwork.com Ads is a dubious browser extension that functions as an online gaming platform. It offers a variety of online games to users. However, even though it may seem fun to use, it is actually an adware or ad-supported program. It is similar to another adware, Cooliofungames.com. And just like Cooliofungames.com, it mos

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Get Rid of Windows Security has been Compromised Scam (Tech Support Scam/Screen-Locker)

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

What is Windows Security has been Compromised scam? And how does it work? Windows Security has been Compromised scam is not just a tech support scam but also a screen-locking malware that could lock your computer’s screen. This tech support scam scares users by locking their computer and making them think that their Windows computer has been compromised by some “unsolvable threat”. Al

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Eliminate Qinynore Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Qinynore ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Qinynore ransomware is a new crypto-virus designed to lock important data on a computer. It is created based on the open-source platform called HiddenTear. Although this new HiddenTear variant might still be under development, it still has the ability to encrypt files according to security experts. The instant it infects a

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Wipe Out GANDCRAB V5.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is GANDCRAB V5.0 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? GANDCRAB V5.0 ransomware is a file-encrypting virus discovered recently. It is a new variant of the notorious GandCrab ransomware. There’s been a couple of noticeable changes in this new variant. For one, it now uses a random 5 character extension in marking its encrypted files and an HTML file for its ransom note. Wh

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Uninstall My Inbox Helper (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

What is My Inbox Helper? And how does it function? My Inbox Helper is a program that functions as a browser extension that claims to provide users with “one-click” access to various email providers. It also provides users with quick links to several popular websites like Gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, News and many more. Once installed, My Inbox Helper will modify the settings of the browser where

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Delete Getyourrecipesnow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

What is Getyourrecipesnow.com? And how does it work? Getyourrecipesnow.com is a browser extension that works on Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox and even Internet Explorer. It supposedly provides users with quick and easy recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. It claims to give users with tons of continuously updated fresh meal ideas. If you love cooking then you might

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Remove Cooliofungames.com Ads (Adware/PUP)

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

What is Cooliofungames.com Ads? And how does it function? Cooliofungames.com is a program that functions as an online gaming platform that offers tons of online games. Most of the content of this site is made up of flash games which means that most of the games offered on the site run on Adobe Flash Player while some runs on HTML5 and some does not even load at all which is kind of odd. This we

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