March, 2019  // Posts published in March, 2019

Deleting Push-checking.com Pop-up Ads (Adware/PUP)

Mar 24th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Push-checking.com Pop-up Ads? And how does it work? Push-checking.com is a dubious website that displays a “Confirm notifications” message that urges you to subscribe to its notifications of the website. And once you click on the Allow button, you will start seeing various ads. This is why this site is often referred to as “Push-checking.com Pop-up Ads”. It could also alter the

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How to Eliminate Mr-X666 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 23rd 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Mr-X666 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Mr-X666 ransomware is yet another file-encrypting virus that was discovered in March 2019. It makes use of “.Mr-X666” extension in marking the files it encrypts, hence why it’s named Mr-X666 ransomware. Since this crypto-virus is relatively new, there is not much information about it but one thing’s for sure – it does n

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Erase Ciantel.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Ciantel.com? And how does it function? Ciantel.com is a browser extension that supposedly functions as a search engine. It features an interface that allows users to search the web. It also contains quick links to popular sites like YouTube, Netflix, Facebook, Instagram, Amazon, eBay, and many more. If you install this browser extension, it will change the default configuration of your

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Kill L1LL Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is L1LL ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? L1LL ransomware is a new crypto-malware discovered on March 18 this year. There is not much information about this new threat but according to security experts, it could be possible that this threat is a test release and is still under development although that does not mean that it can’t encrypt files in an infected computer.

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Wipe Out Prus Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 22nd 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Prus ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Prus ransomware is a crypto-virus discovered lately that can leave files inaccessible after it encrypts them. It seems to be targeting Russian-speaking users as some parts of its ransom note is written in Russian. It uses a “.prus” extension in marking the files it encrypt. Once it starts to execute its attack, it drops its payloa

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Obliterate Golden Axe Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Golden Axe ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Golden Axe ransomware is a new file-encrypting malware created to lock important files in a computer and add five random characters to each one of the affected files. It spreads the web using a malicious executable file named “Flash_Player.exe”. Once this file is executed in a targeted computer, it will launch Golden Axe r

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Get Rid of Prosearchtip.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Mar 21st 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Prosearchtip.com? And how does it function? Prosearchtip.com is a dubious browser extension that allegedly functions as a search engine. It claims to provide users with improved search results to enhance browsing experience. It may look like a legitimate search engine with its plain-looking interface but it’s actually not. This dubious site does not have a secure connection which mean

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Terminating Herbst Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 19th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Herbst ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Herbst ransomware is a new version of Herbst ransomware that locks important files in a targeted computer. It seems to be targeting German-speaking users since its ransom note is written in German language although that does not mean that it can’t infect other users as well. It uses a “.herbst” extension in marking the files i

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Eliminating Jamper Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Jamper ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Jamper ransomware is a new malicious file-encrypting threat that designed to encrypt important files in an infected computer. This new crypto-virus uses the AES encryption algorithm and a “.jamper” extension in encrypting and marking the files it encrypt, respectively. It was reported to be attacking victims by hacking into Re

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Terminate GILLETTE Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Mar 18th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is GILLETTE ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? GILLETTE ransomware is a new crypto-virus that was discovered recently. It uses a “.GILLETTE” extension in marking the files it encrypts. Once its malicious payload is dropped in the system, it will connect it to a Command & Control server controlled by its creators. This is where GILLETTE ransomware sends the information

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