February, 2019  // Posts published in February, 2019

Get Rid of 1-888-729-6918 Warning Alert Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Feb 20th 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 1-888-729-6918 Warning Alert scam? And how does it work? 1-888-729-6918 Warning Alert is a new kind of tech support scam that was identified recently by security experts. This new scam is almost the same as other tech support scams except it uses a different phone number and displays another pop-up message that has another bogus alert on it. It tries to convince users that a “maliciou

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How to Delete Quicklogin.io (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Feb 18th 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 Quicklogin.io? And how does it work? Quicklogin.io is a browser extension that is promoted as a program that supposedly allows users to access email account “in seconds”. It is also offered as a “one-click access” program, “Most popular email providers” and “Free & user friendly”. It may seem like a useful tool to access your emails quickly but don’t let its seemin

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How to Remove Krakragames.com Ads (Adware/PUP)

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What is Krakragames.com Ads? And how does it work? Krakragames.com Ads is yet another questionable online gaming platform that offers users with various online games to users. Each one of the games hosted in this site runs on Adobe Flash Player while some others run on HTML5 or do not load at all. Although this may seem like a fun and exciting online gaming platform, it’s not actually as good

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

Feb 17th 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 Clop ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Clop ransomware is a newly discovered file-encrypting malware that uses the .Clop extension. At the time of writing, it isn’t clear whether the encrypted files of this ransomware can be decrypted or not. The instant it infiltrates a computer, Clop ransomware will drop the following payload file: SHA-256:d0cde86d47219e9c56b717f55d

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

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What is FCRYPT ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? FCRYPT ransomware is a data-encrypting virus discovered recently. It encrypts targeted data with the help of GNU PG and requires victims to write to an email address for more information on how to restore files. It uses the .FCrypt extension in marking its encrypted files. Once it infects a computer, it connects it to a remote

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How to Get Rid of Traffic Exchange Ads (Adware/PUP)

Feb 15th 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 Traffic Exchange Ads? And how does it work? Traffic Exchange Ads is a suspicious platform used to deliver ads to internet users all over the globe. In other words, this dubious service inject tons of ads on browsers. What makes it even more suspicious is that it is related to several ad-supported applications like traffic.io, online.io, etc. which is no wonder why security experts categ

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

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What is VegaLocker ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? VegaLocker ransomware is one of the crypto-viruses discovered early February 2019. Based on its code analysis, it was found that this new crypto-virus is programmed using the Delphi programming language. It also contains code snippets from the infamous Scarab ransomware. What’s more is that its source code also includes snip

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

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What is Pony ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Pony ransomware is a data-encrypting threat discovered in early February 2019. This new crypto-malware uses an immensely long file extension in marking its encrypted files – .crypted_pony_test_build_xxx_xxx_xxx_xxx_xxx. Once it compromises a targeted machine, it begins to execute a series of modifications. It starts in initiating a

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Wipe Out Pennywise Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Pennywise ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Pennywise ransomware is a new and modified version of Jigsaw ransomware even when its ransom note says otherwise. It has similarities with the other Jigsaw variant, also called Pennywise, which uses the .beep extension. This time, this new variant uses .pennywise extension. Like other Jigsaw variants, Pennywise ransomware st

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Obliterate Jaffe Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Jaffe ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Jaffe ransomware is a data-encrypting virus discovered recently. It is designed to lock important files in a computer and extort money from victims. It uses a custom extension, “.[Jaffe@Tuta.lo]” in marking the files it encrypts.  Jaffe ransomware is a typical ransomware threat that has the same sequence of attack as other ran

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