September, 2019  // Posts published in September, 2019

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

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

What is Zax ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Zax ransomware is one of the new variants of Phobos ransomware that was discovered recently. This new strain of Phobos adds a “.zax” extension to every file it locks using the same encryption algorithm that its previous variants uses. Apart from the extension and email address it uses, there are no other notable changes in this n

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How to Delete GetSeniorResources Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

What is GetSeniorResources Extension? And how does it function? GetSeniorResources is a browser extension promoted for seniors that supposedly functions as a program that could help them find senior resources, locate healthy living resources, health information, coupons, recipes, money-saving tips, news and many more. Aside from that, it also offers users convenient web search which means that

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How to Delete MyQuickLotto Extension (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is MyQuickLotto Extension? And how does it function? MyQuickLotto is a browser extension developed by Mindspark Interactive Network which claims to provide users with free tips and strategies about lottery. As useful as it may seem, it is actually classified as a browser hijackers and potentially unwanted program by security experts. This means that this browser extension is not safe to us

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Terminate Kokoklock Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Kokoklock ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Kokoklock ransomware is a dangerous threat that can leave important files inaccessible once it encrypts them. This new crypto-malware renames the files it encrypts by adding an email address and a random extension. Kokoklock ransomware is like a typical ransomware threat, it will start to execute its attack by dropping its payloa

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Erase Windowsdefender.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 Windowsdefender.club Pop-up Ads? And how does it work? Windowsdefender.club is yet another shady website that you can get redirected to when you browse the web, specifically when you click on some ads or when there is an ad-supported program installed in your computer. This site often triggers tons of pop-ups which is why it is referred to as Windowsdefender.club Pop-up Ads. Once you vi

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Wipe Out Vault Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Vault ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Vault ransomware is a newly spotted file-encrypting virus that utilizes the RSA 1024 encryption algorithm and demands users to visit the Tor network to pay the ransom in exchange for file recovery. This new ransomware threat uses a “.vault extension in marking the files it encrypts. According to security experts, it seems to targ

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Uninstall Homepage-web.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

What is Homepage-web.com? And how does it work? Homepage-web.com is a questionable website that works as a browser extension that allows users to search the web. It offers a plain-looking interface but despite its simplicity it is actually a browser hijacker that can hijack the default settings of your browser and modify them. This is why Homepage-web.com is not safe to use and can’t be trust

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Obliterate HILDACRYPT v1.0 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 4th 2019 - by Jean-tech in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is HILDACRYPT v1.0 ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? HILDACRYPT v1.0 ransomware is one of the latest file-encrypting threats discovered in the last week of August 2019. At the time of writing, it isn’t clear if it belongs to any ransomware group. It uses a combination of RSA 4096 and AES 256 encryption algorithms in locking important data and then adds a “.HILDA” suff

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Get Rid of VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

What is VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT scam? And how does it work? VIRUS ALERT FROM MICROSOFT scam is yet another deceptive alert that belongs under the category of tech support scams. This new bogus alert uses a fake tech support number, 1-844-808-7462. It appears on websites with malicious and suspicious domains and you can get redirected into one when there is an ad-supported program installed i

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Delete Robotornotchecks.site Redirect (Browser Redirect/PUP)

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What is Robotornotchecks.site Redirect? And how does it work? Robotornotchecks.site is a questionable website that you can visit inadvertently while browsing the web. It may look like a typical website that prompts you to verify if you are not a robot, however, it’s not since it’s actually a browser redirect and a potentially unwanted program. When you get redirected to this site, a pop-up

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