September, 2018  // Posts published in September, 2018

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

Sep 5th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is UniSearchWeb.com? And how does it function? UniSearchWeb.com or simply, UniSearchWeb, is a browser extension that functions as a search engine and claims to provide users with improved search results in order to improve their browsing experience. This dubious search engine is actually a variant of Safe Finder which is known to be a browser hijacker. So it isn’t so surprising to find t

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

Sep 3rd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is TotalWipeOut ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? TotalWipeOut ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to make your files inaccessible. This crypto-malware uses the .TW extension in marking the files it encrypts. It will quickly make changes in the system the instant it manages to infiltrate a computer. It starts by dropping its malicious payload named “TotalWipeOu

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Kill BadNews Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is BadNews ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BadNews ransomware is a data-encrypting malware designed to encrypt important data in a computer. It is also a new variant of the LockCrypt ransomware which was discovered recently. This latest LockCrypt variant uses the .BadNews extension in marking the files it encrypts. Based on the analysis, BadNews ransomware has a complex c

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How to Wipe Out AcroWare Cryptolocker Ransomware (Ransomware/Screen-Locker)

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

What is AcroWare Cryptolocker ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? AcroWare Cryptolocker is yet another not so typical crypto-virus as it also locks the screen of the infected computer and appears to encrypt files though it isn’t really proven if this threat has the ability to encrypt files yet. Once it invades a computer system, it drops the following malicious payload: SHA-

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Eliminating CryptoNar Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is CryptoNar ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? CryptoNar ransomware is one of the new file-encrypting threats that’s been discovered lately. This crypto-malware was uncovered in a new attack campaign encrypting victims’ files with the .CryptoNar extension. According to security experts, the captured samples of this threat appears to be its test versions. Thus, the files

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