October, 2018  // Posts published in October, 2018

Terminate Scarab .yourhope@airmail.cc Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Oct 18th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Scarab .yourhope@airmail.cc ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab .yourhope@airmail.cc ransomware is a new variant of the infamous Scarab ransomware. Like other recently released Scarab variants, nothing much has changed in this new variant as it still uses the same sequence of attack like the others although it uses a different extension this time which is .yourh

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Kill Katyusha Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Katyusha ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Katyusha ransomware is another file-encrypting virus discovered recently. Just like other typical ransomware threats, this new one follows the same sequence in executing its attack. First, it drops a payload file in the system which is the one that connects the system to a C&C server. From there, it downloads its malicious

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Obliterate CtrlAlt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Oct 17th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is CtrlAlt ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? CtrlAlt ransomware, also known as District ransomware, is a data-encrypting malware designed to lock important data in a computer. It was discovered in the middle of October 2018 and is known to use the AES 256 encryption algorithm in encrypting files. Once it infiltrates a targeted machine, it drops an executable file named

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How to Eliminate GarrantyDecrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Oct 16th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is GarrantyDecrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? GarrantyDecrypt ransomware is a crypto-malware designed to lock important data in an infected machine. This dangerous cyber threat is kind of different from other threats of its kind since it terminates other malware that might be already running in the infected system right before it begins encrypting files. Once

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

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What is EbolaRnsmwr ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? EbolaRnsmwr ransomware was first discovered in the cyber security community on October 13, 2018 and was developed based on the open source platform, HiddenTear. At the time of writing, its developers remain unknown and it seems that they are still working on this crypto-malware since security experts discovered that this cr

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

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What is Minotaur ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Minotaur ransomware is a file-encrypting threat that was discovered in the first half of October 2018. It seems to be targeting English-speaking users but could also affect other users all over the globe. The instant it enters a targeted computer, it drops its malicious payload and connects the system to a remote server. Aft

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Obliterating Scrabber Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Scrabber ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Scrabber ransomware is a data-encrypting malware designed to lock important files in a computer. It is a new HiddenTear variant that was just discovered recently. It seems to be targeting English and Russian-speaking users since half of its ransom note is written in Russian while the other part of it is written in English. It us

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Kill Encr Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Encr ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Encr ransomware is a new file-encrypting virus designed to lock important data in a computer which leaves them inaccessible to users. It renames data to encrypted hex with dashes and uses .encr extension to mark its encrypted data. Once it enters a targeted computer, it drops its malicious payload and connects the system to a remote s

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How to Delete Search.gg (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Oct 11th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Search.gg? And how does it work? Search.gg is a browser extension designed by Search Engage Ltd. It works on several browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge and many more. If installed, it modifies the browser settings by setting the homepage, search engine and new tab page to hxxps://search.gg which will redirect you to Yahoo. Note that these cha

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How to Get Rid of Searchguide.level3.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Searchguide.level3.com? And how does it function? Searchguide.level3.com is a suspicious browser extension that changes both the DNS and browser settings of a computer once it is installed which is why it is classified as a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted program by security experts. It supposedly functions as an online search provider that claims to improve users’ browsin

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