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

Feb 16th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is Search.yourvidconverter.com? And how does it work? Search.yourvidconverter.com is a bogus search engine that claims to help users in converting video formats quickly. On a first glance, this program might seem useful as it displays local weather updates, and provides shortcuts to other websites that also offer video conversion services. However, looks can really be deceiving a

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How to Remove Honor Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransowmare)

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

  What is Honor ransomware? And how does it implement its attack? Honor ransomware is a file-encrypting threat which was first discovered on February 8, 2018. After its infiltration on a targeted computer, it connects to its Command and Control server to download additional malicious files. After that, it implements a series of unwanted activities in the system. Its primary malicious fi

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Wipe Out Blank Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Blank ransomware? And how does it carry out it attack? Blank ransomware is a new ransomware threat discovered recently which appears to be an original threat developed by an unknown individual or group. This means that Blank ransomware does not correspond to any of the famous ransomware threats. Once it carries out its attack, it starts an “information gathering” module to

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How to Delete Search.searchfecc.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.searchfecc.com? And how does it function? Search.searchfecc.com is yet another questionable search engine by Polarity Technologies Ltd. It seems like this company have been busy lately as it has spawned new search engine – all of which are under the category of browser hijackers. Of course, as expected, Search.searchfecc.com also belongs to the same category. This

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Terminate Tear Dr0p Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Tear Dr0p ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Tear Dr0p ransomware is a data-locking infection that invades targeted computer systems to encrypt files. Tear Dr0p ransomware is different from a typical ransomware threat as it does not demand a ransom payment to recover files but it tricks its victims into playing a game. As soon as it is able to infiltrate a syst

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Erasing Search.hgetsports.net (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.hgetsports.net? And how does it work? Search.hgetsports.net is another search engine developed by Polarity Technologies Ltd. This program promises to let users watch live sports TV shows online and stream it with just one click. Users who are fond of sports may be tricked into installing this program due to its attractive description and seemingly useful interface. Howe

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Remove Search.searchismfa.com (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Search.searchismfa.com? And how does it function? Search.searchismfa.com is a questionable search engine that supposedly offers advanced functionality. This search engine delivers search results from Yahoo. So when you use it to search for a particular topic, you will be redirected to search results from Yahoo. Aside from that, it also supposedly allows users to plan trips, wh

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Delete Browser Opinion Survey Ads (Adware/PUP)

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

  What is Browser Opinion Survey Ads? And how does it work? Browser Opinion Survey Ads, as it name propose is another browser-based unwanted advertisements that states you can win an Amazon gift card worth $1,000 only if you fill out a survey. As you can see, this ad is somewhat too-good-to-be-true. And if you verify this so-called $1,000 gift card prize to Amazon, you’ll find that it

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Obliterate .GDCB file extension Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Feb 15th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is .GDCB file extension ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? .GDCB file extension ransomware is a variant of the notorious GrandCrab ransomware. This new variant spreads through Rig and GrandSoft exploit kits as well as malvertising. Once this crypto-virus is executed, it begins to carry out its attack by locking the various files using the AES cryptography. Just like

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How to Terminate Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner (Trojan Horse)

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

  What is Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner? And how does it function? Taskhostw.exe Coin Miner is a Trojan infection that exploits a victim’s CPU processing power to mine a digital crypto-currency known as Monero. The crypto-currency mining Trojan might enter a computer unnoticeably and drop several malicious files after it connects it to a mining pool and will start to overheat component whi

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