March, 2019  // Posts published in March, 2019

Remove Getofficex.org Redirect (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Mar 12th 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 Getofficex.org Redirect? And how does it function? Getofficex.org is a questionable browser extension that supposedly functions as a search engine that is powered by Yahoo. It claims to help users in finding what they’re looking for online. Aside from that, it also allows users to create documents, spreadsheets, notes and presentations. It even assures its users that it does not save

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Removing “Dear Chrome User, Congratulations!” Scam (Scam/Adware)

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What is “Dear Chrome User, Congratulations!” scam? And how does it work? “Dear Chrome User, Congratulations!” scam is a new deceiving alert that aims to trick users into believing that they’ve won a free “Galaxy S9” gadget and for users to get this prize, they supposedly have to complete an anonymous survey and that they only have “2:44” minutes to do so. However, no matter ho

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Wipe Out Annabelle 2.1 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Annabelle 2.1 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Annabelle 2.1 ransomware is a new variant of Annabelle ransomware although according to security experts, it isn’t created by the same group of cyber criminals. This time, it uses either “.Annabelle2” or “.AnnabelleCreate” extensions in marking the files it encrypts and it seems to be targeting Korean users as its

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Get Rid of Search.hroutefinder.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Search.hroutefinder.net? And how does it function? Search.hroutefinder.net, also known as Route Finder, is a questionable browser extension that supposedly functions as a search engine. Aside from claiming to provide users with enhanced search results to improve browsing experience, it also supposedly allows users to find routes online by providing users with links to Google Maps and Bi

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Terminate CSP Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is CSP ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? CSP ransomware is new crypto-virus that can lock important files in an infected machine. This new crypto-virus uses a “_csp” extension in marking its encrypted files. It supposedly gives its victims 48 hours to pay for the decryption key used to recover the encrypted files. The instant it invades a targeted computer, it will laun

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Eliminate CrazyCrypt 4.1 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is CrazyCrypt 4.1 ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? CrazyCrypt 4.1 ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to hold files hostage by locking them and demand ransom from victims. This new ransomware threat uses a custom extension in marking the files it encrypts. At the time of writing, it isn’t clear if this crypto-virus is related to any ransomware group. Although it

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How to Uninstall Mapsnow.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Mar 8th 2019 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Mapsnow.co? And how does it work? Mapsnow.co, also known as Maps Now, is a browser extension that supposedly allows users to find the fastest route to their destinations. It also claim to provide users with live traffic updates as well as gas prices. If installed, this browser extension changes the default settings in a browser like the default new tab page, homepage and search engine w

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How to Obliterate Target777 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Target777 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Target777 ransomware is a data-encrypting malware designed to lock valuable data in an infected computer. It uses a “.[XX]777” extension in marking the files it encrypt. It is known to mostly target companies rather than individual users. It appears to be a new and improved version of a ransomware threat which was discovere

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How to Erase Windows Defender Alert: Error Code #0x3e7 Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is “Windows Defender Alert: Error Code #0x3e7” scam? And how does it work? Windows Defender Alert: Error Code #0x3e7 scam is a new deceiving alert that surfaced the web recently. It is yet another scam that uses the legitimate Windows Defender program in tricking users in believing that their computers are infected with some virus. This time around, cyber crooks uses the “Zepto” vi

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How to Delete Blastnotificationx.com Redirect (Adware/PUP)

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What is Blastnotificationx.com Redirect? And how does it work? Blastnotificationx.com is a dubious website that supposedly offers free movies to users. This may seem like a useful site but once it’s added on the browser, it will display various pop-ups and notifications. Not only does it deliver pesky ads on the Blastnotificationx.com site but it also often redirects users to several suspicio

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