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Erasing The Gotham Font Was Not Found (Adware/PUP)

Apr 25th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is The Gotham Font Was Not Found? And how does it work? The Gotham Font Was Not Found is a deceptive pop-up displayed on legitimate web pages that are poorly secured and injected with malicious JavaScript code. This malicious JavaScript code is used to deliver the fake alert and distort the content of the legitimate website by infusing some random characters to make users think t

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How to Uninstall Pdfconverter.pro (Browser Hijacker/PUP)

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

  What is Pdfconverter.pro? And how does it function? Pdfconverter.pro is a browser extension similar to Pdf2DocPro, ProPDFConverter Toolbar, From Doc to PDF Toolbar and other related browser extensions. All these aforementioned toolbars, Pdfconverter.pro included, offers users the functionality of converting PDF files to other file formats. Aside from that, this particular browser exte

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Eliminate Assembly Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Assembly ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Assembly ransomware is a crypto-virus which belongs to the category of mid-tier ransomware. This newly discovered crypto-malware is created based on the open-source platform, HiddenTear. It uses the same encryption algorithm that Sorry HT ransomware and Deos ransomware uses which is the AES cipher. Assembly ransomwa

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Remove Your Battery Is Damaged By Viruses (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is Your Battery Is Damaged By Viruses alert? And how does it work? Your Battery Is Damaged By Viruses is yet another bogus alert attempting to scare users into thinking that their computer’s battery is damaged by some virus. This fake alert is displayed on malicious websites and when you’re redirected into one, you will see a pop-up alert stating: “WARNING! This Mozil

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Terminate XTBL Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

Apr 24th 2018 - by Jean-tech in: Blog PC Protection News Virus Removal | 0 Comment

  What is XTBL ransomware? And how does it execute its attack? XTBL ransomware is an updated and improved version of the infamous Scarab ransomware. This data-encrypting malware targets all versions of Windows and locks tons of files using the encryption algorithms, AES and RSA. During the execution of its attack, XTBL ransomware makes modifications in the system. It then scans the comp

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Eliminating Satyr Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Satyr ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Satyr ransomware is a file-encrypting virus that was recently spotted a few days ago. This new ransomware threat carries out its attack just like a typical ransomware infection – once it is able to infiltrate a system, it will download and install more malicious files in the system. It also uses the Command Prompt with

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

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

  What is ReadingFanatic.com? And how does it function? ReadingFanatic.com is a web domain and a browser extension created by Mindspark Interactive. This program is classified as a browser hijacker and even a potentially unwanted program or PUP. This isn’t shocking as Mindspark Interactive is known to spawn tons of browser hijackers and other unwanted programs. ReadingFanatic.com clai

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How to Obliterate Apophis Squad Ransomware (Crypto-Malware/Ransomware)

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

  What is Apophis Squad ransomware? And how does it carry out its attack? Apophis ransomware is a new ransomware infection that belongs to the Jigsaw ransomware family. This particular ransomware is deemed to be a low quality infection so recovering encrypted files by this ransomware won’t be so hard. Apophis Squad ransomware was first spotted on the third week of April 2018. Once it

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Erasing Microsoft Security Essentials Alert (Tech Support Scam/Adware)

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

  What is Microsoft Security Essentials Alert? And how does it function? Microsoft Security Essentials Alert, also known as Hicurdismos, is a new tech support scam used to mislead users by generating a bogus warning message claiming that users have to install Microsoft Security Essentials. This bogus alert is displayed on malicious domains. When you get redirected to such domains, you

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Get Rid of Facebook.com-appple.com (Adware/PUP)

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

  What is Facebook.com-appple.com? And how does it work? Facebook.com-appple.com is a shady domain that floods users’ browser with countless ads such as pop-ups, banners, and in-text links. Users can visit this site inadvertently when they get redirected from a suspicious website. Although its name has a misspelled “appple" instead of “apple”, this shady domain can show up on an

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