April, 2019  // Posts published in April, 2019

Uninstalling Yourmailtab.com Redirect (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Apr 28th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Yourmailtab.com Redirect? And how does it work? Yourmailtab.com Redirect is yet another suspicious redirect that is caused by the “Your Mail Tab” extension. It is promoted as a browser extension that supposedly allows users to easily access emails from its new tab page. It supports Gmail, Outlook, AOL and Yahoo. It may seem like a useful tool to access your emails quickly but do

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Eliminating Croc Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Croc ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Croc ransomware is a new crypto-virus discovered on April 22, 2019. It is created using the Scarab ransomware builder which operates as a “RaaS” or Ransomware as a Service platform. It follows the already established behavior and tactics of its previous versions in carrying out its attack. In other words, nothing much has ch

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Removing Newchannel.club Pop-up Ads (Adware/PUP)

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

What is Newchannel.club Pop-up Ads? And how does it work? Newchannel.club is a shady website that displays tons of pop-up ads which is why it is referred to as “Newchannel.club Pop-up Ads”. You can inadvertently visit this site when you click on some ads online. But if redirects to this site becomes a regular occurrence, then it simply means that there is an adware installed in your com

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How to Delete Informationvine.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Informationvine.com? And how does it function? Informationvine.com is a browser extension that allegedly functions as a search engine. It is developed by Ask Media Group. It may seem like a legitimate search engine, but it’s not. In fact, it is classified as a browser hijacker and a PUP. It can hijack the default settings in a browser which changes the default search provider, hom

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How to Kill Mars Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Mars ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Mars ransomware is a typical file-encrypting threat designed to encode important data in a targeted computer. It is a new strain of Major ransomware and was recently identified in an ongoing attack campaign. It uses a “.mars” extension in marking the files it encrypt, hence the name, Mars ransomware. The moment its payloa

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

Apr 27th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is Search.terraarcade.com? And how does it work? Search.terraarcade.com is yet another dubious browser extension developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It supposedly works as a search engine. Aside from that, it also provides quick links to Terra Arcade, Local Weather, News and Free Games, as well as Amazon, Gmail, Facebook, and many more. It looks like a typical search engine, thus,

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How to Remove Windows Security Alert Scam (Tech Support Scam/Malware)

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What is Windows Security Alert scam? And how does it function? Windows Security Alert scam is a new tech support scam but unlike common ones that are displayed on browsers, this one is even more malicious as it locks an infected computer, making it hard for users to access their computers. This tech support scam scares users by locking their computer and making them think that their Windows

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How to Get Rid of Search.hfreeonlineradioapp2.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Search.hfreeonlineradioapp2.com? And how does it work? Search.hfreeonlineradioapp2.com, also known as the “Free Online Radio App” extension, is promoted as a search engine. Search.hfreeonlineradioapp2.com tries to look like a trusted and legitimate browser extension by providing not just option to listen to the radio but also by displaying quick links to popular websites like Am

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

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What is Gotcha ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Gotcha ransomware is a new data-encrypting malware that was released by at large by an unknown hacking group. Based on the analysis of this ransomware, it is not related to any well-known ransomware group. It uses a combination of the AES and RSA encryption algorithms in encrypting the files in an infected computer. It also mark

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What to do if CD/DVD icon is not showing in Windows File Explorer on Windows 10

Apr 26th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

In the past, CDs, DVDs and floppy drivers used to be the primary sources of external storage for many users – that is until the USB storage devices took over. These days, a lot of devices no longer has a built-in CD or DVD writer or reader as it contributes to the thickness of the device. On the other hand, there are still various devices that still comes with a built-in CD or DVD writer or

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