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How to Remove This Computer is BLOCKED Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

Oct 4th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is This Computer is BLOCKED scam? And how does it work? This Computer is BLOCKED scam is another tech support scam that was recently found lurking over the web. This scam has been reportedly displaying fake error messages in order to trick users into calling a fake tech support number. As usual, tech support scams like this one is hosted on malicious websites. In fact, it might even be har

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Get Rid of VideoDownloadConverter (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Oct 1st 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is VideoDownloadConverter? And how does it work? VideoDownloadConverter is a browser extension created for Google Chrome browsers. It is offered in the Chrome Web Store as an extension that allows users to convert various video formats. It supposedly allows users to download videos, listen to the radio online as well as provide users with links to popular sites like Facebook, Gmail, Yahoo,

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Kill Scarab .iudgkwv Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is Scarab .iudgkwv ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Scarab .iudgkwv ransomware is the latest addition to the Scarab ransomware group. It follows the Scarab Hitler ransomware. Nothing much has changed in this new variant except for the extension used which is now .iudgkwv as well as the email address used by the attackers. It still uses the same pattern in its attack. Once

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How to Delete Myfashiontab (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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What is Myfashiontab? And how does it work? Myfashiontab is a browser extension designed for Google Chrome browser. This dubious browser extension is created by Mindspark Interactive – a company infamous for developing shady programs. It supposedly offers users quick links to runway videos, outfit of the day and trending videos. Aside from that, it also offers quick links to popular sites lik

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Terminating BDKR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 30th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair Fix PC Free News PC Protection News Virus Removal Windows 10 | 0 Comment

What is BDKR ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? BDKR ransomware is a crypto-virus designed to lock data in a computer and extort money from its victims. This is the latest variant of LockCrypt ransomware and seems to be as destructive as its predecessors. Once its malicious payload (fcr.exe) is dropped in the system, it begins to carry out its destructive attack. Its malicious

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Obliterate GIOTINE FIDY Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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What is GIOTINE FIDY ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? GIOTINE FIDY ransomware, also known as Giyotin ransomware, is a file-encrypting virus designed to encrypt important files in a computer. According to security experts, this crypto-malware is still in its development phase and targets Turkish-speaking users. It mostly targets regular PC users and small businesses that lac

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How to Delete YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED Scam (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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What is YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED scam? And how does it work? YOUR COMPUTER WAS LOCKED scam is a deceiving alert meant to trick users into thinking that something is wrong with their PCs. This tech support scam is hosted on malicious websites which you can get redirected to when you click some ads or when there is an ad-supported program installed in your computer that’s causing such redir

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Eliminate Qinynore Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 29th 2018 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Easy PC Repair PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Qinynore ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Qinynore ransomware is a new crypto-virus designed to lock important data on a computer. It is created based on the open-source platform called HiddenTear. Although this new HiddenTear variant might still be under development, it still has the ability to encrypt files according to security experts. The instant it infects a

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How to Uninstall HolidayPhotoEdit Toolbar (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

Nov 15th 2017 - by Fix My PC FREE in: Blog Easy PC Repair Tips Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is HolidayPhotoEdit Toolbar? And how does it function? HolidayPhotoEdit Toolbar is a browser extension for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer browsers. It was developed by Mindspark Interactive Network Inc. It offers free photo editing features directly from your browser. However, security experts deem this program to be suspicious and even categorized it as a b

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Removing OfferssDirect ads (Adware)

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  What is OfferssDirect ads? And how does it work? OfferssDirect ads or OfferssDirect is a deceptive program presented as a useful New Tab Extension for shoppers. This browser add-on promises to provide users with exclusive shopping offers, coupons, discounts, and other shopping-related deals that supposedly help users save money when shopping online. As useful as it may seem, it is act

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