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Get Rid of 8-search.co (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Jun 22nd 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Uncategorized Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is 8-search.co? And how does it work? 8-search.co is a dubious browser extension that works as a search engine. It is hosted by an unsecured domain. On a first glance, it may look like a typical search engine but don’t let its looks fool you for it is actually classified as a browser hijacker that could hijack the settings of your browser without your permission once installed. If you

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Obliterate JungleSec Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is JungleSec ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? JungleSec ransomware is yet another recently discovered crypto-virus that aims to lock important data in an infected machine. At the time of writing, there’s not much information about this new crypto-malware yet but one thing is for sure, it is not based on any popular ransomware groups and is entirely made by its developers

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How to Remove ArcadeNet Search (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is ArcadeNet Search? And how does it function? ArcadeNet Search is a questionable browser extension designed for Google Chrome browser. This shady program supposedly allows users to “easily search the web for FREE unlimited games” and claims to work efficiently so that users can enjoy and play various games online for free. Though it may seem like a fun and interesting program especial

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Eliminating CyberSCCP Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is CyberSCCP ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? CyberSCCP ransomware is the latest addition to the HiddenTear ransomware group. HiddenTear ransomware is an open-source platform which is widely used by cyber crooks in developing ransomware threats like CyberSCCP. Based on the analysis conducted by security experts, this new HiddenTear strain contains a modular malware engi

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Kill BtcKING Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is BtcKING ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? BtcKING ransomware is a file-encrypting malware designed to leave targeted files in computers inaccessible to victims. This crypto-malware was recently discovered in the wild and is known to add .BtcKING extension to its encrypted files. The instant it infiltrates a computer, BtcKING ransomware will implement a series of attack

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How to Uninstall FreeForms (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is FreeForms? And how does it function? FreeForms is a browser extension that’s designed to work on Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and other browsers. It claims to provide users with access to different kinds of forms online to help them save time. It also claims to provide users with access to weather broadcasting, latest news, and other web pages. Here’s some seem

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How to Terminate Scarab-Bomber Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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  What is Scarab-Bomber ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? It seems that developers of Scarab ransomware are feeling quite productive as a new Scarab variant was once again spotted recently. This new variant is known as Scarab-Bomber or Bomber ransomware. Just like the other variants, nothing much has changed with this new one save for the extension used to mark the encrypt

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How to Fix high disk usage of Chrome in Windows 10

- by Jean-tech in: Blog Tips Windows 10 | 0 Comment

If you are using Google Chrome in browsing the internet, you might have experienced a couple of issues while using it – one of which is the pre-fetch slowdowns of your Windows 10 PC. If you are constantly experiencing this problem it is best if you disable some of these pre-fetch options or you could also identify which tab is causing the issue. So in this post, you will be guided on how you can

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Skip Security Questions when setting up Windows 10 Local User Account

Jun 21st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog Windows 10 | 0 Comment

As you know, when you set up a local account in Windows 10, the administrator will be prompted to set up three security questions. This step is essential and required to ensure that there is an option for you to recover your account in case you forget your password. However, some users find it as a weakening of login security instead as some users can guess answers by simply looking at your social

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How to Delete Microsoft Edge virus Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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  What is Microsoft Edge virus scam? And how does it work? Microsoft Edge virus scam is a yet another deceiving alert that pushes users to believe that their computers are infected with a “serious virus” and that they must call a tech support number to get rid of the virus. However, none of it is true so you should know better than to fall for these tricks. The Microsoft Edge virus

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