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Kill 5H311 1NJ3C706 Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Screen-Locker)

Sep 21st 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is 5H311 1NJ3C706 ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? 5H311 1NJ3C706 ransomware is a new cyber threat which is more of a screen-locker than a ransomware as it isn’t proven yet if it can really encrypt files although according to security experts, it does have some encryption code. Once it invades a computer, it drops a file named “WindowsApp22.exe” which is the malicious

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Wipe Out Brrr Dharma Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Brrr Dharma ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Brrr Dharma ransomware is a new variant of Dharma ransomware that uses .brrr extension to mark its encrypted files. Just like other ransomware in the Dharma group, this new variant is installed by crooks by hacking into Remote Desktop services that are connected directly to the internet. Crooks will scan the internet for comp

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Eliminate SAVEfiles Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is SAVEfiles ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? SAVEfiles ransomware is a file-encrypting virus designed to encrypt valuable data in a computer. This crypto-malware was recently discovered and was found to be distributed by the Fallout exploit kit which was also used on distributing GandCrab ransomware. Once the malicious payload of SAVEfiles ransomware is dropped in the

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How to Uninstall QuickCouponFinder (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is QuickCouponFinder? And how does it function? QuickCouponFinder is a program that functions a browser extension. It claims to provide users with coupons and deals from shopping sites. As useful as it may seem, it is actually developed by Mindspark Interactive Network – a developer known to spawn tons of browser hijackers and potentially unwanted programs which is why it isn’t surpris

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How to Delete NEWRAR Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 20th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is NEWRAR ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? NEWRAR ransomware is a dangerous cyber threat designed to lock targeted data in a computer. It is a new variant of Matrix ransomware and uses both the AES 128 and RSA 2048 cryptography. Once it infects a computer, it drops a malicious file which is the one that starts the attack. The payload file may be placed on one of the sy

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Obliterate Scarab Hitler Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 18th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Scarab Hitler ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Scarab Hitler ransomware is a data-encrypting malware that uses AES military-grade encryption algorithm in locking its targeted files. This new Scarab variant was discovered recently and uses the .hitler extension to mark its encrypted files. It uses two email addresses such as “s29js31@tutamail.com” and “s29js31@mail

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Eliminating Scarab Mvp Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 14th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Scarab Mvp ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Scarab Mvp ransomware is a file-encrypting malware that was discovered recently. It also happens to be a new variant of the infamous ransomware group, Scarab. It seems to be targeting Russian-speaking users as its ransom note is written in Russian. Nothing much has changed in this new Scarab variant except for the extension us

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How to Get Rid of Mapsanddrivingdirections.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Mapsanddrivingdirections.com? And how does it function? Mapsanddrivingdirections.com is a browser extension that is promoted as a “web mapping service” that provides users with maps. However, several users reported that when they use this browser extension, they get tons of ads from sponsored sites and it also changes the default settings of their browsers which is why security expe

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Kill Suri Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

- by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is Suri ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? Suri ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that encrypts important data in a computer. Encrypted files by Suri ransomware can be easily identified as the files have the .SLAV extension. The instant it infiltrates a system, it drops a file named Suri.exe which is the malicious payload of Suri ransomware. After dropping its malicious

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How to Delete LIGMA Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Sep 12th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

What is LIGMA ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? LIGMA ransomware is a dangerous file-encrypting malware that can cause irreversible damage to an infected computer. Based on the analysis of this crypto-malware, it does not contain any code snippet from any ransomware group. What’s interesting about it is the modules in this thread which shows that this ransomware is built aroun

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