July, 2019  // Posts published in July, 2019

Kill Google.exe Miner (Crypto-Miner/Trojan horse)

Jul 4th 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 Google.exe Miner? And how does it function? Google.exe Miner is a malicious program classified as a Trojan horse that is used to mine digital crypto-currencies on the compromised PC. To put it simply, Google.exe Miner Trojan is used by cyber crooks to earn digital money called Monero by using the infected computer’s resources without the user knowing. Technically, are not really class

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Wipe Out Chekyshka Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Chekyshka ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Chekyshka ransomware is a data-encrypting malware that turns out to be a new variant of MegaLocker ransomware. Nothing much has changed in this new variant except for the ransom note and the extension used by this threat as it behaves the same way as its predecessor. Once it manages to infiltrate a computer, it will establish a

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Obliterating Pzdc Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Jul 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 Pzdc ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Pzdc ransomware is the name of a newly spotted crypto-malware that uses a “.pzdc” extension to mark the files it encrypt. Pzdc ransomware is designed to encrypt data on servers using GNU Privacy Guard, also known as GnuPG and demands a ransom of 100 monero from its victims. It was discovered in the second half of June and seems

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How to Erase Inquirygravy.club Redirect (Browser Redirect/PUP)

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What is Inquirygravy.club Redirect? And how does it work? Inquirygravy.club is a questionable website that is categorized as a browser redirect and a potentially unwanted program or PUP. It displays a pop-up alert that asks users to click on the Allow Notifications button to get notifications from Inquirygravy.club. and when you click on that button, you will not only experience redirects to th

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Terminating Popotic Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Popotic ransomware? And how does it work? Popotic ransomware is one of the latest crypto-viruses discovered in the last week of this month, June 2019. This new ransomware threat has an extension of “.popotic”. Like other file-encrypting virus, this one is designed to leave files inaccessible by encrypting them. The instant Popotic ransomware infiltrates a targeted machine, it con

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How to Delete Install.stream-all.com Pop-ups (Adware/PUP)

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What is Install.stream-all.com Pop-ups? And how does it work? Install.stream-all.com, also known as the StreamAll extension, is an unsafe website that offers streaming services to users. It mostly offers video streaming and works as a browser extension. If you add this dubious extension to your browser, it can: Read and change all your data on the website you visit. Change your search s

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How to Get Rid of Windows protected your PC Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is Windows protected your PC scam? And how does it work? Windows protected your PC scam is a new nasty bogus alert that can appear on your browser as you browse the internet. It can affect any kind of browser such as Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer, and so on. This kind of alert is displayed on malicious websites with unsecure domains. When you get redirected into one, yo

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How to Uninstall Daily File Converter (Adware/PUP)

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What is Daily File Converter? And how does it function? Daily File Converter is a program that works as a browser extension that claims to provide users with multiple benefits by allowing them to convert files from Word to PDF format, as well as other formats like .DOC, .JPG, .PNG and .XLS, merging them, splitting and editing of various file types. No matter how useful this program may be, it s

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Eliminating Craftul Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Craftul ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Craftul ransomware is a new file-encrypting threat that was first spotted in the last week of June 2019. According to crypto malware experts, it seems to be a new and improved version of Stroman ransomware. It uses  a “craftul” suffix in the files it encrypt as well as the RSA 1024 encryption algorithm in locking files. It has

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Getting Rid of Google Membership Rewards Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Jul 1st 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 Google Membership Rewards scam? And how does it work? Google Membership Rewards scam is yet another fraudulent scam online that uses Amazon’s name in tricking users to believe that they have won an “Amazon Gift reserved”. However, when you encounter this too good to be true alert, do not fall for it as it is mainly a ploy to deceive gullible users. Though it uses Amazon’s logo,

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