January, 2019  // Posts published in January, 2019

How to Erase Bestmapfinder.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jan 2nd 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Bestmapfinder.com? And how does it function? Bestmapfinder.com, also known as Best Map Finder, is a browser extension that supposedly functions as a program that provides users with “quick easy access to maps & directions”. It claims to give users detailed instructions on how to get to and from a location. Despite its seemingly useful features, it was determined that Bestmapfind

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Get Rid of Fmovies (Adware/PUP)

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What is Fmovies? And how does it work? Fmovies is a dubious website that claims to provide users with valuable online streaming service. However, judging from the amount it displays, its real goal is to generate profit from the ads it delivers to users. In other words, Fmovies is just nothing but a pirated content streaming websites that uses malvertising to gain revenue. This is why security e

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Delete PDF King (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is PDF King? And how does it function? PDF King is a browser extension developed by Tabatoo Ltd. which supposedly allows users to convert various documents into PDF format. It also allows them to convert back from previous formats and merge multiple documents into one. This seemingly useful program is promoted as the “most comprehensive PDF converter available”. However, despite its us

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Wipe Out Cryptre Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Cryptre ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Cryptre ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to lock important data in an infected computer. It is a new variant of CryptoWire ransomware. It uses the .encrypted extension in marking its encrypted files. Aside from encrypting files, it also has a lock-screen component which means that not only can it lock files but it c

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How to Remove EasyDirections.org (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is EasyDirections.org? And how does it function? EasyDirections.org is a browser extension that functions as a program that provides users with maps and driving directions. It supposedly gives users detailed instructions on how to get to a place which is the same as Google Maps. You might find this browser extension useful but it’s really not as useful as you think. In fact, it is tagged

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Deleting Search.anygator.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Search.anygator.com? And how does it work? Search.anygator.com is a browser extension promoted as a search engine. If installed, it quickly changes the default settings of the browser. As a result, whenever you open your browser, you will see Search.anygator.com as the homepage, as well as the search provider and new tab page. This is why security experts classified this browser extensi

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Erasing iTheatre Search Plus (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is iTheatre Search Plus? And how does it function? iTheatre Search Plus is a browser extension that supposedly functions as a search engine. It also claims to provide users with unique features and search tools as well as movies. At first glance, it may look like a harmless search engine with a handful of features but it’s not your typical search engine since it is actually categorized a

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Uninstall Savvy.search.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Savvy.search.com? And how does it work? Savvy.search.com is a browser extension that supposedly works as a search provider that claims to provide users with improved search results to enhance browsing experience. Aside from generating improved search results, it also provides users with the latest news. It may seem like a legitimate search provider since it appears to be related to CBS

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How to Wipe Out FORMA Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is FORMA ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? FORMA ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to lock important data in a computer. This crypto-virus is created based on the open-source platform called HiddenTear. It was first discovered on December 11, 2018 and seems to be targeting Polish-speaking users based on its ransom note which is written in Polish. FORMA ranso

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Kill Kali Ransomware (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Kali ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Kali ransomware is a file-locking malware discovered recently. It extorts users into paying $500 in BTC in exchange for file recovery. It uses the AES 256 encryption algorithm in encrypting its targeted files. Once its malicious payload is activated in a targeted system, it starts to execute its attack by establishing a connection to

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