October, 2019  // Posts published in October, 2019

How to Wipe Out MedusaLocker Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Oct 17th 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 MedusaLocker ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? MedusaLocker ransomware is a malicious program that can harm the important data in a computer, leaving them inaccessible to users. This nasty ransomware threat adds a “.encrypted” suffix to each file it encrypts. The instant its malicious payload reaches the targeted computer, it establishes a connection to its remote Co

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How to Remove QuickTemplateFinder Toolbar (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is QuickTemplateFinder Toolbar? And how does it work? QuickTemplateFinder Toolbar is a browser toolbar that offers users access to customizable and printable templates from QuickTemplateFinder.com. This toolbar supposedly provides users with personalized and templates that are easy to use like templates for coupons, flyers, resume and many more. Although it may seem like a useful tool, Qui

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Wipe Out RobbinHood Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is RobbinHood ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? RobbinHood ransomware, also known as Enc_RobbinHood ransomware is a file-encrypting threat that’s making a comeback after it was first spotted way back in April 2019. Like its previous version, this new and improved ransomware threat targets a large scale of corporations and municipalities. It encrypts the entire network tha

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Kill Scarab Gold Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Scarab Gold ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Scarab Gold ransomware is a newly discovered variant of the infamous Scarab ransomware group. This time, this new Scarab variant makes use of a “.gold” extension when it marks the files it encrypts. It also seem to target Russian speaking users based on its ransom note which is written in the Russian language. When it co

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Getting Rid of Tikotin.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Tikotin.com? And how does it work? Tikotin.com is promoted as a search engine that claims to allow users to search the web efficiently by providing users with improved results. It has a simple interface just like Google’s search engine – that may be the case, however, Tikotin.com is actually a browser hijacker and a PUP that can hijack the default settings of a browser if it gets in

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Obliterating Veracrypt Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Oct 15th 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 Veracrypt ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Veracrypt ransomware is a file-encrypting malware that belongs to the Aurora ransomware group. Like other Aurora variants, this one is designed to corrupt data, leaving them inaccessible to victims. It uses a “.veracrypt” suffix in marking its encrypted files. It also seems to be targeting Russian-speaking users since its r

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Uninstalling Fastandprettysearch.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Fastandprettysearch.com? And how does it work? Fastandprettysearch.com is an unreliable browser extension that supposedly works as a search engine. It claims to allow users to search the web in a faster way. It features a plain-looking interface and may seem harmless at first glance but don’t let its looks fool you for it’s actually a browser hijacker and a potentially unwanted prog

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Deleting Ads by CrossBrowser (Adware/PUP)

Oct 14th 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 Ads by CrossBrowser? And how does it work? Ads by CrossBrowser is a questionable browsing platform that claims to allow users in managing extensions in a much easier way. However, it is reported to flood browsers like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, etc. with tons of sponsored contents like pop-ups, banners and in-text links. This is why security experts categorized it as an ad-supporte

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Eliminating Badday Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Badday ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Badday ransomware is a crypto-virus discovered early October 2019. According to reports, it is a new variant of the GlobeImposter 2.0 ransomware that uses a “.badday” extension in marking the files it encrypt. Like other GlobeImposter variants, Badday ransomware is created to lock important data in a computer and demand ransom f

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Terminating Sapphire Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Sapphire ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Sapphire ransomware is a data-Sapphireypting malware design to corrupt important data in a computer, making them inaccessible. According to security experts, this new ransomware threat is based on the Stupid ransomware group. It uses an extension of “.sapphire” in marking the data it encrypts, hence the name. Once it enters

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