January, 2019  // Posts published in January, 2019

Delete Microsoft Warning Alert ERROR # MS-SYSINFO32 Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Jan 30th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Microsoft Warning Alert ERROR # MS-SYSINFO32 scam? And how does it function? Microsoft Warning Alert ERROR # MS-SYSINFO32 scam is yet another deceiving alert aiming to trick users into thinking that their computers are infected with some “Pornographic Spyware and virus” and that they have to contact a tech support number at +1-888-917-4666 in order to resolve the problem. Users are

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Obliterate Cripton Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Cripton ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Cripton ransomware is a new variant of Creeper ransomware. This file-encrypting threat, just like its predecessor is created to lock important data in a computer. There is nothing new with this new variant except for the ransom note and the extension it uses which is .cripton. The instant its payload file is executed in a targeted

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How to Get Rid of Sax.peakonspot.com (Adware/PUP)

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

What is Sax.peakonspot.com? And how does it work? Sax.peakonspot.com is a dubious website that is known to display different kinds of ads – from pop-ups, banners, in-text links as well as tech support scams. You can get redirected to this website when you click on some ads online. On the other hand, you can also inadvertently visit this site when there is an ad-supported program or adware, in

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Eliminate Enc1 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

What is Enc1 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Enc1 ransomware is a new crypto-malware that was discovered recently. This new threat is designed to leave files inaccessible by locking them. It is known to use the “_enc1” extension in marking the files it encrypts, hence the name, Enc1 ransomware. Aside from the extension, this ransomware carry out its attack, the same way as

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Get Rid of Adobe Flash Player is out of date Scam (Adware/Malware)

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

What is “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” scam? And how does it work? “Adobe Flash Player is out of date” scam is another deceptive alert that aims to trick a user into thinking that the Adobe Flash Player program is out of date and that it has to be updated right away in order to continue using the program. It is delivered by compromised websites and you can get redirected into one w

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Kill TrumpHead Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is TrumpHead ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? TrumpHead ransomware is a crypto-virus developed using Google’s Go programming language. It was discovered in the middle of January 2019. It is designed to encrypt important files in a system and demand ransom from users in the form of 0.8 BTC in exchange for file recovery. Once it infiltrates a computer, it will drop its

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Delete Error Code XLMR01F7985 Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is Error Code XLMR01F7985 scam? And how does it work? Error Code XLMR01F7985 scam is another bogus alert created by cyber criminals to tries to make users believe that their computers are disabled due to a malware in the system. Users are then urged to call a “MS Technical Support” number at (833) 430-6138 in order to fix the problem. Clearly, the crooks behind this bogus alert are try

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Erasing Search.yourpackagesnow.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

What is Search.yourpackagesnow.com? And how does it function? Search.yourpackagesnow.com is a browser extension that functions as a search engine. It claims to enhance user’s browsing experience by providing them with improved search results. Aside from improved search results, it supposedly allows users to search their packages online by giving them quick links to DHL, UPS and many others.

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Get Rid of “Your Windows License has Expired” Scam (Tech Support Scam/Malware)

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What is “Your Windows License has Expired” scam? And how does it work? “Your Windows License has Expired” scam, as it name suggests, is a scam, particularly a tech support scam designed to trick users into thinking that there is something wrong with their computer and that they have to call the contact number provided in order to fix it. However, you should know better than to believe s

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

Jan 29th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Djvut ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Djvut ransomware is a crypto-malware designed to lock important data in a computer, leaving them inaccessible to victims. According to security experts, it appears to be a new variant of STOP ransomware. Nothing much has changed in this new variant except for the extension it uses to mark the files it encrypts which is .djvut. L

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